Author Archives: Michael Beswetherick

Monday Music News

We have a new track by The Shins for all of you. It’s called “September” and it’s the b-side to their recent single, “Simple Song.” Be sure to tune in to our live in-studio from The Shins this Friday, February 10. M.I.A. will likely pay a fine for her Superbowl bird-flipping fiasco. The singer isRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Those lamenting the loss of J Tillman’s presence in Fleet Foxes now have reason to rejoice. Sub Pop will release Father John Misty‘s Fear Fun on May first. Father John Misty is Tillman’s new moniker. Feel free to participate in a legal music download below. Ah yes, another awesome new tune from Grizzly Bear’s DanielRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Lucky us! Of Montreal’s new album, Paralytic Stalks (due February 7 on Polyvinyl) is now streaming on Spin. Be sure to take a listen and tell us what you think. Remember that Popeye & Wilco comic strip that surfaced the other day? Well it turns out that was just a precursor for the first hand-drawnRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Wilco has manifested itself into the cartoon realm - check out Tweedy & co. hand out spinach next to a docked Wilco ship. Maybe Wilco (The Album) should have been named Wilco (The Cartoon). Wilco will be in Seattle on February 7th.

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Wednesday Music News

The Magnetic Fields first single off their soon to be released album, Love at the Bottom of the Sea, hit the internet today. It’s called “Andrew in Drag.”

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Monday Music News

Rejoice, The Shins have released new material for the first time in four years. “Simple Song” is the debut single off of Port of Marrow which is due out March 20. James Mercer wrote and recorded most of the music while receiving help from some KEXP favorites Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse and Eric JohnsonRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

In The Black Keys’ recent cover story in Rolling Stone Magazine, drummer Patrick Carney had some choice words on Nickleback and the state of Rock in general. Rock & roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world,” he says, blowing cigarette smoke out the window of hisRead more...

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