Author Archives: Janice Headley

Song of the Day: Springtime Carnivore – Sun Went Black

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Sun Went Black” by SpringtimeRead more…

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Monday Music News

Remember how Modest Mouse hinted at a new song earlier this month? Well, here it is! Stream the track “Lampshades on Fire” (via The Current) below, a sneak peek at their upcoming album Strangers to Ourselves out March 3rd. As you’ll hear, it doesn’t stray far from the trademark Mouse sound you know and love.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Like all good things from the ’90s, The Juliana Hatfield Three are back! It’s been 22 years since the release of their breakthrough album Become What You Are, but on February 17th, 2015 they’ll return with Whatever, My Love via American Laundromat. Today, they share the first single “If I Could,” which hardcore Hatfield fansRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Surprise! UK singer/producer James Blake quietly released a new double 7″ single today, via his own brilliantly-named label 1-800-Dinosaur. Stream tracks from the single 200 Press below, which concludes with the poem “Words That We Both Know.” The mini-release will hold you over ’til Blake releases his next full-length sometime in 2015. [Pitchfork]

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Song of the Day: Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Whipped

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Whipped” by Bonnie “Prince” BillyRead more…

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Out This Week 12/9

As we get closer to the end of the year, the new release list gets shorter and shorter, which should make it easier for you to vote for your Top Albums of 2014! (No need to wait and see what else will come out this year!) Get your votes in before Tuesday, December 16th atRead more…

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Monday Music News

Seattle’s own Perfume Genius debuts a new video for the track “Fool” from his latest release, Too Bright. Directed by Charlotte Rutherford, the clip shows genius Mike Hadreas rollerblading through some bizarre scenes. Watch below, and watch his stunning KEXP in-studio session here. [Consequence of Sound]

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Video Premiere: K Records’ All Your Friend’s Friends

You might think it’s odd that K Records has released the Northwest hip hop compilation All Your Friend’s Friends. The iconic local label has made a name for itself releasing mostly indie pop/rock over the past thirty years. But, as you’ll see, this collection is one of the most “K” things the label has everRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn eardrum-busters A Place To Bury Strangers share a new track today from their forthcoming fourth release, Transfixiation. Stream the track “Straight” below, and watch out for the dizzying edit of found VCR footage in the clip. Transfixiation will be out February 17th via Dead Oceans. [Stereogum]

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Video Premiere: ODESZA – In Return: Home

It’s been a meteoric rise for Seattle duo ODESZA. With the release of their sophomore album, In Return, on Counter Records (a Ninja Tune imprint), producers Harrison Mills and Clayton Knight have become overnight sensations, selling out shows around the world, including two nights at The Showbox. KEXP is proud to present the video premiereRead more…

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