Category Archives: Music News

Friday Music News

Next month, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art will open an interactive exhibit celebrating Icelandic songstress Björk. The retrospective, which runs until June, will “chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, costumes, and performance.” Below, she’s shared a brief, yet very intense, look at the exhibit called “Black Lace.” [Pitchfork]

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Thursday Music News

Local label Sub Pop Records has issued an apology for this week’s Father John Misty release. It appears the fancy diorama featured in the deluxe vinyl edition of I Love You, Honeybear is affecting the vinyl. The label explains on their site, “In short, the extra, bulging thickness of the pop-up art in the FatherRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Talk about “a movie script ending”: in the brand new music video from Death Cab for Cutie, frontman (and future KEXP guest DJ) Ben Gibbard stars as a film director, shooting an action movie. Watch the brutal slow-motion footage for the track “Black Sun” below. Their forthcoming release Kintsugi hits stores March 31st via Atlantic,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Karen O has released her new live album, Live From Crush Palace, a week early exclusively on Spotify. The album features live recording from her Crush album as well as a live version of the Oscar nominated “Moon Song.” Check out the playlist below. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

All hail Father John Misty, whose sophomore release I Love You, Honeybear comes out tomorrow on Sub Pop. Watch the charismatic performer turn out an acoustic rendition of “I Went to the Store One Day” in a French café, via La Blogothèque’s famed “Take Away Show” series. And tune in to KEXP tomorrow, Tuesday, FebruaryRead more…

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Friday Music News

In 2013 Laura Marling starred in a short film called Woman Driver,as part of a 72-hour National Film Challenge in Marfa, Texas. Marling debuts three new songs in the film, in which she portrays a hitchhiker. One of the songs may even appear on her upcoming album Short Movie (out March 24). Check out WomanRead more…

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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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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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Tuesday Music News

Scottish rappers Young Fathers have shared “Rain Or Shine,” the first single from their upcoming LP White Men Are Black Too (out April 7). It’s a fuzzy, chaotic mix of rap and a mechanical bassline. It’ll definitely get you excited about the rest of the album. [Stereogum] Modest Mouse have pushed the release date forRead more…

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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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