Category Archives: KEXP Premiere

Video Premiere: Mac McCaughan – Box Batteries

KEXP is excited to premiere a new video from Superchunk-frontman Mac McCaughan for the track “Box Batteries,” off his debut solo full-length Non-Believers, out now on Merge Records. The clip brings you face-to-face with its director, Brooklyn-based performance artist Anya Liftig, whose big blue eyes stare at you from the screen as her nose twitches,Read more…

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Album Premiere: Imaginary People – Dead Letterbox

On their forthcoming full-length debut, Imaginary People make a very real noise. The NYC five-piece are quick to becoming storied superstars with their unscripted blend of kicking roots rock, moody post punk, synthy electro-pop, and anthemic new wave, which they themselves dubbed “dance Americana” with the release of their previous self-titled EP. Now with anRead more…

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Song Premiere: Crayon Fields – She’s My Hero

When Australian band Crayon Fields first formed, they were scrappy high school students with a love for jangle-pop music. After two excellent full-lengths, many worldwide tours, and one KEXP performance from SXSW, the band took a five-year hiatus that ends this September with the release of their third album, No One Deserves You. Today, KEXPRead more…

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Video Premiere: The Away Days – Calm Your Eyes

KEXP is especially proud to premiere the video from Turkish dream-pop band the Away Days during Pride Month. The clip for the track “Calm Your Eyes” follows a gay couple who are very much in love. KEXP’s DJ Shannon will air the song tonight (Thursday, June 25th) at 10:00 PM PST, and you can watchRead more…

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Video Premiere: Trails and Ways – Jacaranda

A mysterious glowing orb stalks a young skater girl in this video for the track “Jacaranda” by Oakland-based band Trails and Ways. KEXP is excited to present the world premiere of this sci-fi storyline single off the band’s debut full-length, Pathology, out now on Barsuk Records.

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Song Premiere: Telekinesis – In A Future World

If you were just listening to The Morning Show on KEXP, hopefully you caught the world premiere of this new track from Seattle’s own Telekinesis (a.k.a. Michael Benjamin Lerner). And if not, check it out below:

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Song Premiere: Say Hi – Creatures of the Night

KEXP is delighted to sink our fangs into the worldwide premiere of a new track from Seattle’s own Say Hi, a.k.a. Eric Elbogen. Elbogen follows up his 2006 vampire concept album Impeccable Blahs with the sun-shy sequel, Bleeders Digest, a continuation on the exploration of their lives, through song. Today’s debut is appropriately titled “CreaturesRead more…

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Video Premiere: Broken Water – Beach

It’s been three years since we last heard from Olympia, WA-based trio Broken Water. Not only did it take a few years to create their latest album, Wrought, but it took just as long for them to craft this video. KEXP is proud to present the worldwide premiere of the video for “Beach,” shot overRead more…

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Video Premiere: Small Feet – Rivers

Simon Stålhamre may be the creative force behind Small Feet, but it was not until he found the assistance of his band mates Jacob Snavely and Christopher Cantillo along with the inspiration of an island cabin residence that he was able to create music without self-sabotaging. It’s a good thing he finally did, and theRead more…

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KEXP Premiere: Ceremony – The L-Shaped Man

A bad breakup rarely calls for celebration, but it is a cause for Ceremony. The Bay Area band builds their fifth full-length around singer Ross Farrar’s recent romantic split, narrating his loss and resulting loneliness almost chronologically. The L-Shaped Man isn’t all about doom and gloom, though, and as the band continues their transformation awayRead more…

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