Category Archives: Music News

Tuesday Music News

Next Friday (2/19), Wild Nothing‘s will drop Life of Pause, the indie pop outfit’s third studio album. Today they’ve shared a new, dazzling single called “A Woman’s Wisdom.” In April, Jack Tatum and company will head out on an extensive world tour in support of the album. Be sure to catch them at The CrocodileRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you were hoping for an in-depth interview with Ty Segall during his wild, historical KEXP in-studio session (watch here), you won’t want to miss this chat with Vancouver personality Nardwuar the Human Serviette. Segall lets down the creepy baby mask, and gives some great, thoughtful answers on his musical history, garage rock inspirations, drugRead more…

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Friday Music News

Singer-songwriter Andrew Bird will drop his latest album Are You Serious on April 1 (no it’s not an April Fool’s joke). A deluxe box set will also be available, the set includes 4 brand new tracks and a 64-page book with artwork for each song. Listen to the album’s first single “Capsized” below. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

Get excited: Brooklyn’s Parquet Courts return this Spring with their fifth full-length, Human Performance, out April 8th via Rough Trade. Stream the first single “Dust” below, and check out its accompanying video, directed by Johann Rashid. Parquet Courts will be LIVE on KEXP on Monday, February 22nd at 1:00 PM PT, and KEXP presents theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Northwest singer/songwriter M. Ward stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to share two tracks from his forthcoming full-length, More Rain. Watch a replay of “Confession” and the web exclusive of “Girl From Conejo Valley” below. More Rain hits stores on March 4th via Merge, and features guest appearances from Neko Case,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Singer-songwriter Ty Segall has shared an intense 14-minute mini-movie with a mix of the tracks from his recently released album, Emotional Mugger. In the video Segall walks the streets of LA and encounters prostitution, drug use, and police brutality. Did I mention it was intense? [CoS]

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Monday Music News

A mere week after we aired his KEXP in-studio session, and Boise-based artist Trevor Powers, a.k.a. Youth Lagoon, has announced he’s calling it quits. In a statement on Twitter, the bright young artist writes, “there is nothing left to say through Youth Lagoon. It will exist no more.” Read the complete statement below. If youRead more…

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Friday Music News

Danish rock duo The Raveonettes are taking a more avant-garde approach to releasing new music. Instead of putting together a full LP, they’ve decided to shared one new song a month as part of their Rave-Sound-Of-The-Month series. Check out the first song of the series, “The World is Empty (Without You),” below. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

How many indie rock dudes does it take to cover a Sharon Van Etten song? By our count, four, as footage has surfaced of a 2010 concert where Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon, Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National, and Colin Stetson covered her single “Love More.” Watch below. The footage comes from a MusicNOWRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Ever since their Iceland Airwaves KEXP session, we’ve been excited for more new music from Operators (featuring Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade, Divine Fits, and Handsome Furs), and today they share the single for “Cold Light,” which you can stream below. It’s a sneak peek at their forthcoming sophomore release, Blue Wave, produced by HolyRead more…

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