Category Archives: Local Music

Thursday Music News

Ugh, not again: another beloved local musician has been the victim of theft. Producer/musician extraordinaire Erik Blood had his South Seattle studio robbed yesterday. He reports on Facebook, “The thieves attempted to remove the door to the studio, but were only able to pry it open a small amount, hence the lack of items missing,Read more…

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Song Premiere: Summer Cannibals – Show Us Your Mind

Portland quartet Summer Cannibals are hungry for more, returning with their sophomore release Show Us Your Mind, self-released via their own New Moss Records on March 3rd. Recorded and mixed by the famed Larry Crane at Jackpot Recording Studios, the album features the sharp Northwest punk-pop sound you fell in love with on their 2013Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

L.A. duo No Age share their cover of Black Flag‘s “Six Pack”, and just like the original 1981 single, it’s a rush of hardcore fury. The track was recorded for a 7-inch box set curated by designer Dana Lecthenberg for Gallery 1988. Also in the set: Andrew Jackson Jihad’s Sean Bonnette cover of The Misfits,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 3rd: • Sasquatch! Launch Party with Ty Segall, Tacocat, The Young Evils at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • Lloyd Cole at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Magic Giant at the Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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Monday Music News

Seattle’s own S [aka Jenn Ghetto] has shared a new video today for the track “Tell Me,” off her most recent release Cool Choices. The former Carissa’s Wierd’s frontwoman filmed the charming clip herself using a webcam, capturing herself dancing alone in her apartment with her dog watching. Watch below. Cool Choices is out nowRead more…

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Thursday Music News

We never would’ve guessed from yesterday’s jaw-dropping history-making performance from Rose Windows at the site of KEXP’s New Home, but the band had just endured some bad news: guitarist Chris Cheveyo had his favorite guitar — a ’56 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue #67361 — stolen from his apartment. He writes on his Facebook page: “TellRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Northwest chanteuse Neko Case plans to reissue her 2006 album Fox Confessor Brings the Flood for Record Store Day. The re-release will be pressed on limited edition red vinyl by Anti- Records, and to celebrate, Case will perform a mini-tour in our corner of the country, including stops in Bellingham and Spokane. (No Seattle date…Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 26th • KEXP, Decibel, and Neumos Presents Andy Stott + Kowton with Raica at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, January 27th • Stickers, Tracers, VHS, Red Liquid at Narwhal // 21+ (more info) • Kishi Bashi String Quartet at The Neptune // All Ages (more info)

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Monday Music News

The unstoppable Dan Boeckner is back with a new synthpop smash from his dance project Operators. Stream the single “Ecstasy In My House” below, out now via Last Gang Records. A full-length album will be out later this year. In the meanwhile, watch last year’s KEXP in-studio session here. [Stereogum]

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Song of the Day: Stag – She + Me

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “She + Me” by SeattleRead more…

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