Author Archives: Janice Headley

Tuesday Music News

It’s been announced via Facebook that guitarist Dave Rosser has been diagnosed with inoperable colon cancer. Rosser has been a long-time member of all Greg Dulli’s bands (The Afghan Whigs, The Twilight Singers, and Gutter Twins). The Afghan Whigs have scheduled benefit shows for December 10th in New Orleans with Mark Lanegan and Ani DiFranco,Read more…

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In Stores Now 10/31

It may be Halloween, but this week’s batch of new releases is pretty heavy on the Christmas theme, with collections out from She & Him, Jennifer Nettles, Kacey Musgraves, and Neil Diamond. I’m sure there will be more to come. For non-holiday albums, KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the latest from German producer MichaelRead more…

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Monday Music News

For months now, we’ve been playing tracks from the new Temples album and just saying “out next year.” Now, we have an actual date to share! The LP Volcano will be out March 3rd, 2017 via Fat Possum, their first new album since their 2014 debut, Sun Structures. Via a press release, frontman James BagshawRead more…

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Friday Music News

Sam Bean just wants to have fu-un, which is why Iron & Wine have recorded this cover of Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time.” Actually, it was recorded for a McDonald’s commercial… but he liked it so much, he’s shared the full version. Listen, to both, below: [Stereogum]

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KEXP Presents: Lol Tolhurst of The Cure 10/28 + Exclusive Interview

Join us this Friday, October 28th as KEXP welcomes Laurence “Lol” Tolhurst, founding member of iconic post-punk band The Cure, and author of the new memoir, Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys, out now on Da Capo Press. Tolhurst and Robert Smith began their friendship at the age of five, holding hands at aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

As we mentioned earlier this week, Yeasayer are releasing the Cold Night EP this Friday, which features two versions of the title track: the original off their latest album, Amen & Goodbye, and a “Dirge Version” which you can hear in this new video below. It’s a particularly special song, as band member Anand WilderRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

A-HA! Turns out that creepy snippet The Shins shared yesterday is part of a longer video that has been revealed today. As the press release says, “James Mercer wanted to give you all a Halloween gift while you wait for the album.” So, watch the video for “Dead Alive” below. The new album will beRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

All year long, Seattle’s own Macklemore has been on the campaign path against the opioid crisis in America, even teaming up with President Obama for a White House Address (see here). Today, he shares a video for the track “Drug Dealer,” a homebred single featuring guest vocals from Ariana DeBoo and co-production from Joshua “Budo”Read more…

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In Stores Now 10/24

Last week, we got the seventh solo album from Conor Oberst. This week, we’ve got a box set from his old project, Bright Eyes. You get six remastered, reissued vinyl copies of Fevers and Mirrors (2000), LIFTED or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2002), I’m Wide Awake, It’sRead more…

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Monday Music News

They’ve been teasing about it for months now, and today, we finally have new music to share from Run the Jewels. The unstoppable duo of Killer Mike and El-P have released the single “Talk to Me” from their forthcoming full-length, Run the Jewels 3. No release date yet, but Mr. Mike has said he wantsRead more…

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