Category Archives: Music News

Wednesday Music News

Following their soulful set at last weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party, the Northwest’s own Unknown Mortal Orchestra share a very theatrical video for “Ur Life One Night,” off their latest release, Multi-Love. The clip was directed by Manoj Leonel Jahson, who told Rolling Stone, “I am deeply inspired by the quirky Indian magical-realism from ourRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

New Order have shared the first taste of their upcoming album, Music Complete, their first without former bassist Peter Hook. “Restless” follows the tried-and-true formula of an instant classic. It’s a bright song with an addictive hook that will stay with you all day. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

It was a busy weekend for Jamie xx: not only did he bring the beats to the Capitol Hill Block Party, but he also released a mix for Apple Music’s Beats 1 featuring tracks from The War on Drugs, The Persuasians, Deadboy, Apparat, The Durutti Column, The Doors, and more. You can listen to itRead more…

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Friday Music News

Weezer take on the awkward world of online dating in their new video for Everything Will Be Alright in the End track “Go Away.” Frontman Rivers Cuomo goes to extreme lengths to create the perfect picture to use on “Winder.” Despite his best efforts, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino continues to swipe left. [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

Dave Harrington (of electronic duo Darkside with Nicolas Jaar) got his hands on a track by The Antlers. Stream his remix of the single “Director,” which appears on the Brooklyn band’s most recent release, Familiars, out now on Anti-. The Antlers also just released their live album, The Antlers in London, on vinyl. Watch aRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Despite keeping busy with Dinosaur Jr and Sebadoh, Lou Barlow managed to find time to record a new solo album. The latest, Brace the Wave, hits stores September 4th via Joyful Noise. In a press release, Barlow explains, “Having moved back to Massachusetts (after 17 years in Los Angeles), I recorded Brace The Wave inRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Kurt Vile has dished out a few more details about his upcoming album, b’lieve i’m going down. Vile has described the album as “ethereal, Appalachian-influenced folk songs” with a “night vibe.” The 12-track compilation is expected to drop on September 25. Check out the video for the lead single “Pretty Pimpin” below. [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Local duo THEESatisfaction share a truly triptacular video for the title track off their most recent release, EarthEE, out now via Sub Pop. The clip, directed by Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, also features label-mates and collaborators Porter Ray and Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces. Alley-Barns describes the video as “a short visual meditation on the textile traditionsRead more…

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Friday Music News

Well, who saw that coming? Wilco have unleashed a surprise new full-length this morning, and are offering it as a free download through August 13th. A CD version hits stores on August 21st, and the vinyl comes out November 27th. The hilariously-named Star Wars is the band’s 11th studio album. Stream the whole dang thingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Last night, Father John Misty delivered yet another powerful performance on Conan, belting and gyrating his way through the title track of his latest I Love You, Honeybear, out now via Sub Pop. Watch his passionate performance below, and keep track of all these late night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column. We can’tRead more…

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