Category Archives: Music News

Tuesday Music News

St. Vincent has shared another colorful video, this one for her second single off the forthcoming MASSEDUCTION, “Los Ageless.” Directed by Willo Perron, the clip features Annie Clark at the hairdresser, getting plastic surgery, working out, and shredding paper in very vibrant, high fashion settings. MASSEDUCTION will be out October 13 via Loma Vista. TheRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

R.I.P. Tom Petty

Rock icon Tom Petty has passed away at the age of 66, following a full cardiac arrest on Sunday night that left him with no brain activity. On Monday, October 2nd, the decision was made to pull him off life support. His longtime manager Tony Dimitriades released the following statement: “On behalf of the TomRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged | 3 Comments

Monday Music News

Last week, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs announced that they would be reissuing their classic debut album, 2003’s Fever To Tell. The reissue comes with two never before released songs from that time, “Phone Jam” and “Shake It,” as well as a documentary called There Is No Modern Romance. The trailer for the documentary has nowRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

UK trio The xx continue to pound the pavement in support of their most recent release, I See You, including a Thursday night stop to Jimmy Kimmel Live. Watch the band perform the track “Dangerous” and the web-exclusive “Say Something Loving” below. [ Under the Radar]

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thursday Music News

Brooklyn rap duo Run The Jewels have a new song featured in EA Sport’s new FIFA 18 video game called “Mean Demeanor.” The game comes out tomorrow and today a commercial has been released that features the “El Tornado Mix” of the song. The full soundtrack for FIFA 18 includes The War On Drugs, TheRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Wednesday Music News

Oneohtrix Point Never and Shabazz Palaces‘ Ishmael Butler have teamed up to form a new project called 319. Shared via the Adult Swim Singles Series, “The Rapture” is the first taste we’ve gotten of the collaboration. It’s an unsurprisngly glitchy, experimental track that holds promise. In the past year, Shabazz Palaces put out two new albumsRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tuesday Music News

Cleveland post-punk band Cloud Nothings are following up this year’s Life Without Sound with a new track, “Relief.” The previously unreleased demo is a contribution to a forthcoming benefit compilation, Taking It To Heart, Volume Two, which is raising money for the Heart And Stroke Foundation. Frontman Dylan Baldi said of the stripped down, lo-fi track, “IRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Music News

During a two-night stand at Manchester’s O2 Apollo this past weekend, The National paid tribute to hometown heroes New Order with a cover of the band’s 1985 single “Love Vigilantes.” Watch as frontman Matt Berninger does his best Bernard Sumner impersonation, and even walks down to the audience. The band are currently on tour inRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

R.I.P. Charles Bradley

KEXP is heartbroken to announce the passing of beloved soul singer Charles Bradley at the age of 68. The “Screaming Eagle of Soul” found a tumor in his stomach towards the end of 2016, but returned to the music world after an operation, including a stand-out set at the Sasquatch! Music Festival and a performanceRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged | 2 Comments

Friday Music News

Australian psych-rock five-piece POND have a new video out for “Colder Than Ice,” off their seventh studio album The Weather, released earlier this summer. The video is simplistic in nature, with director George Foster following the band around while they goof off. It also features fellow Australian musician Kirin J Callinan, who recently toured withRead more…

Also posted in KEXP | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories