Author Archives: Janice Headley

Out This Week 10/14

It’s another jam-packed week of new releases! Highlights include the latest from London-based artist Adam Bainbridge (aka Kindness). KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the relase “finds him toning down the disco influences of his promising debut album in favor of an often-gorgeous set of ‘80s R&B-influenced electro-pop, featuring a spacious sound with atmospheric keyboards,Read more…

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Monday Music News

If our recent in-studio session with Thurston Moore was too much of a tease, you can now stream his forthcoming full-length album, The Best Day, below. His fourth solo album finds the former Sonic Youth frontman backed by longtime drummer Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine bassist Deb Googe, and UK musician James Sedwards. Find itRead more…

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Thursday Music News

So, what happens after the disco? Broken Bells break it down in the video for the title track of their sophomore release, After the Disco. In this clip, directed by Nelson de Castro, the duo of James Mercer and Danger Mouse take a walk through several post-party scenes. Check it out below, and check outRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

With a name like King Tuff, you gotta deliver a bad-ass video, and the west coast garage-rocker does just that with his clip for “Black Moon Spell,” the title track from his new Sub Pop release. Directed by Jared Eberhardt, the video has it all: snakes, witches, beer. What more could you ask for? CheckRead more…

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Out This Week 10/7

There’s lots of treats as the month of October kicks off, including the latest from Ontario-born, London-based producer/multi-instrumentalist Caribou. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes it as, “an even more dance-oriented follow-up to his 2010 breakthrough album Swim, with an often-intimate and R&B-influenced sound combining pulsing house, hip hop and other club rhythms, warm, emotiveRead more…

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Song of the Day: Fernando – The Dogs

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 “The Dogs” by Fernando fromRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Ted Leo and Aimee Mann, aka The Both, stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers last night for a rousing rendition of “Volunteers of America” off their self-titled debut collaboration. Drummer Matt Mayhall, who you may recall from their Bumbershoot Lounge performance, joined the fun. Watch below, and keep watch on KEXP’s TV Eye columnRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Supergroup The New Pornographers share a video for the track “Dancehall Domine,” a track from their new release Brill Bruisers, out now on Matador Records. Director Scott Cudmore explains, “Sometimes I like watching the b-roll or behind the scenes or outtakes on DVDs and blu-rays…’Dancehall Domine’ is meant to feel like a whole bunch ofRead more…

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Out This Week 9/29

As we mentioned in today’s Music News round-up, Prince has returned with not one, but two new albums this week: a solo album titled Art Official Age, and one with his band 3rdEyeGirl called PlectrumElectrum. Famed Scottish indiepop duo The Vaselines also return today with the album V For Vaselines. KEXP Music Director Don YatesRead more…

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Monday Music News

UK group Alt-J tried out a cover of the Disclosure track “Latch” during a BBC Radio session recently. Who knows what covers they might tackle when they stop by KEXP’s studios on Monday, October 13th? Watch below: [Consequence of Sound]

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