Author Archives: JB Bonifacio

Song of the Day: Breton – Edward the Confessor

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists.  Today’s selection, featured on the Morning ShowRead more…

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Live Video: The Barr Brothers at SXSW

Earlier, we covered The Barr Brothers as they delivered an eye-opening set from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Store at SXSW 2012.  Based in Montreal, The Barr Brothers, consisting of members Andrew and Brad Barr (of The Slip), Sarah Page and Andres Vial, are a folk quartet known for their sometimes ambient, sometimes in-your-face blues numbers and unorthodox instrumentation, relying on oblique instruments like antiqueRead more…

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Song of The Day: Deep Sea Arcade – Girls

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists.  Today’s selection, featured on the Morning ShowRead more…

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Monday Music News

“It’s like Paper Boy but you deliver drugs and you feed a monster meth at the end.” – Nathan of Wavves. Check out the demented 8-bit homage, developed by Wavves and Mishka, featuring a cover of “So Bored” by chiptune artists Anamanaguchi, here. So, who’s opening for who?  Band of Horses and My Morning JacketRead more…

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Friday Music News

Electro-pop artist Grimes has recently delved into jewelry design, courtesy of her collaboration with Montreal’s Morgan Black.  Unfortunately, the female body part depicted in said jewelry line cannot be appropriately discussed in any gentlemanly detail, so with that, check out the pictures here. Reading and Leeds Festivals, BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend, summer festivals in general: All thingsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Poor Moon – People in Her Mind

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists.  Today’s selection, featured on the Afternoon ShowRead more…

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Record Store Day 2012: Reignwolf & The Young Evils @ Easy Street Records West Seattle 4/21

“The cops are on OUR side tonight!” — Matt Vaughan, owner of Easy Street Records, 9:26pm, 4/21/12. Easy Street Records owner Matt Vaughan and legendary rock photographer Lance Mercer (peruse his body of work on his website here) have a special kinship with Record Store Day and local music in general.  That kinship came fullRead more…

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Monday Music News

You’ve probably heard of his other projects:  Bright Eyes, Monsters of Folk, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band… but Desparecidos?!? It’s been a while! Details on Oberst reuniting with his old punk/hardcore band for Nebraska’s Maha Music Festival this August can be found here. Today, Wilco‘s pivotal album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot celebrates its tenthRead more…

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Record Store Day 2012: The Top Vinyl Releases

Earlier in our coverage of Record Store Day 2012, KEXP has covered both the full list of record exclusives and live events around Seattle; however, amidst the many, many special releases available this weekend, we’ve highlighted the vinyl releases that we’re super excited about. Arcade Fire – “Sprawl II” (Mountains Beyond Mountains)  Courtesy of MergeRead more…

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Song of the Day: Hands – Alpine

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists.  Today’s selection, featured on the Midday ShowRead more…

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