Category Archives: Music News

Thursday Music News

Ted Leo and Aimee Mann, aka The Both, stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers last night for a rousing rendition of “Volunteers of America” off their self-titled debut collaboration. Drummer Matt Mayhall, who you may recall from their Bumbershoot Lounge performance, joined the fun. Watch below, and keep watch on KEXP’s TV Eye columnRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Supergroup The New Pornographers share a video for the track “Dancehall Domine,” a track from their new release Brill Bruisers, out now on Matador Records. Director Scott Cudmore explains, “Sometimes I like watching the b-roll or behind the scenes or outtakes on DVDs and blu-rays...’Dancehall Domine’ is meant to feel like a whole bunch ofRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Prince has released two new albums today, both of which are now available to stream on Spotify. One is with his band 3rdEyeGirl called PlectrumElectrum and the other is a solo album entitled Art Official Age. Listen to the latter, below. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

UK group Alt-J tried out a cover of the Disclosure track “Latch” during a BBC Radio session recently. Who knows what covers they might tackle when they stop by KEXP’s studios on Monday, October 13th? Watch below: [Consequence of Sound]

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Friday Music News

Surprise! Thom Yorke has released a new solo album titled Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes! Instead of sneaking it onto your iTunes, he and producer Nigel Godrich announced they’ll be using a new version of BitTorrent to distribute the release. In an open letter they co-authored, they state “If it works well it could be an effectiveRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Last night in Chicago, Ty Segall surprised audiences with a tribute to David Bowie featuring covers of “Ziggy Stardust,” “Suffragette City,” and “Queen Bitch.” Watch fan shot video of his ode to the Thin White Duke below. [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

NYC duo Cibo Matto share a trippy new video today for the track “Deja Vu,” off their comeback album, Hotel Valentine, released earlier this year. The mostly-monochromatic clip was directed by Jean Claude Billmaier, and was filmed using an Xbox Kinect camera. Check it out below, and check out their KEXP session from March. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, founding members Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson reveal a new album from The Replacements is a strong possibility. The article notes, Westerberg “has plenty of songs in the hopper,” including the aptly-titled track “Are You in It for the Money?” and one titled “Dead Guitar Player” that WesterbergRead more...

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Monday Music News

Brooklyn band The Antlers share a new video today for the track “Refuge” off their most recent release, Familiars. Produced by Morgan Beringer, the video is just as dreamy as the song. Watch it below, and watch their KEXP in-studio session here. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

The Stroke’s frontman Julian Casabanca‘s new album, Tyranny, is now available to stream in its entirety. This is the first album with Casabanca’s backing band The Voidz, and they’ve described their new material as “an in-between area in music that hasn’t been explored.” Listen, below. [CoS]

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