Category Archives: Local Music

Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 2nd: • Kim Gordon’s Girl In A Band at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents Daniel Lanois, Rocco Deluca, Matt Bishop at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, March 3rd: • Mike McCready Presents The Young Evils, Star Anna, The Rockfords at The Tractor Tavern // 21+Read more…

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Monday Music News

Aussie sweetheart Courtney Barnett has shared another track from her upcoming full-length debut, Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. Check out the lovely, lilting ballad “Depreston” below, along with its accompanying video of many front lawns. When Courtney was in town last October, she recorded an exclusive KEXP in-studio version ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Kingdom of the Holy Sun – Getting Higher

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “Getting Higher” by Seattle groupRead more…

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KEXP Presents Family Reunion: The Songs of Uncle Tupelo, Son Volt & Wilco tonight!

In the late ’80s, three fellas outta Illinois — Jay Farrar, Jeff Tweedy, and Mike Heidorn — formed the influential alt-country band Uncle Tupelo. When the band broke up in 1994, Farrar went on to form Son Volt, while Tweedy created Wilco. Tonight, Thursday, February 26th, all those branches of the roots rock family treeRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Grizzled Mighty – Chantael

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “Chantael” by The Grizzled MightyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

In case you missed its KEXP premiere yesterday, Northwest faves Built to Spill shared a new track from their upcoming eighth album, Untethered Moon. Stream the track “Living Zoo” below. Untethered Moon hits stores on April 21st via Warner Bros., and will enjoy an early vinyl release on April 18th for Record Store Day. It’llRead more…

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Live Video: THEESatisfaction

No other group in Seattle has the reach of THEESatisfaction. In creating their unique psychedelic hip hop stylings, local duo Cat and Stas reach as high among the stars as low within the roots below, and place their feet years beyond as eons ago. In fact, critics can’t help but describe their new album, EarthEE,Read more…

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Live Video: Erik Blood

Another local favorite – the impeccable Erik Blood drops by KEXP to sink his multitalented fangs into a succulent selection of tracks from his upcoming untitled release. With help from XVIII Eyes talent Irene Barber, Blood fills the KEXP live room with warm, caressing tones that mingle freely with dark, hypnotizing undercurrents that tiptoe onRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 23rd: • The Church at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Enabler, Call of the Void, the Drip, Transient at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 24th: • The Church at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Brett Harris (of The dB’s and Big StarRead more…

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Monday Music News

Local faves Death Cab for Cutie share another track from their upcoming release, Kintsugi, their first new full-length without founding member Chris Walla. Stream the album’s opening track “No Room In Frame” below. Kintsugi hits stores March 31st via Atlantic, and the boys play two nights at The Paramount, Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, OctoberRead more…

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