Category Archives: Music News

Tuesday Music News

We’re weeks away from the release of the new Cloud Nothings album, Life Without Sound, and here’s another sneak peek with a video for the track “Internal World.” Director Jonny Look provides an instructional clip from the “Department of Human Being Assimilation,” which may or may not help the lizard people who will inevitably walkRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s been a year since the release of David Bowie‘s Blackstar, the #1 Album of 2016, as voted on by KEXP listeners. And to mark what would have been his 70th birthday, an EP has been released featuring some of the last songs this musical icon recorded, including “No Plan”, “Killing a Little Time”, “WhenRead more…

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Friday Music News

The timing of this couldn’t be more perfect with David Bowie‘s 70th birthday (and sadly, the anniversary of his passing) right around the corner: listen to a cover of “Sorrow” from Jenny Lewis below, which is actually a cover of a cover since it’s originally by The McCoys, but then popularized by Bowie on 1973’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

New music from The Shins is here! Check out the first single “Name For You” below, from the album Heartworms out March 10th via Aural Apothecary/Columbia. Well, actually the second single: the band shared the track “Dead Alive” last year during Halloween, ’cause with a title like that, you pretty much have to. [Under theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s hard to believe it’s been 20 years since beloved Northwest singer/songwriter Elliott Smith released his now-classic LP Either/Or. For its anniversary, Kill Rock Stars is releasing an expanded reissue with live tracks from the 1997 Yo Yo A Go Go Festival in Olympia, WA, as well as previously unreleased tracks, like the one sharedRead more…

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Announcing the 2017 Coachella Music Festival Lineup

Yesterday, the 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival line-up rolled out — this year’s headliners include Radiohead, Beyonce, and Kendrick Lamar as headliners, with Seattle’s own Tacocat, Car Seat Headrest, and The Head & the Heart also on the impressive bill. On the weekends of April 14-16 and April 21-23, at the Empire PoloRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

In a belated Christmas present for electronic music fans everywhere, record label Dymaxion Groove are releasing a double-LP concept album, fantastically-titled I Said No Doctors!, that spotlights the use of unconventional instruments. The collection features tracks from Silver Apples, Oval, Jad Fair, and Dan Deacon, whose submission you can stream below. According to a pressRead more…

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Monday Music News

Anyone who got to kick off 2017 with Sleater-Kinney is already very lucky, but it sounds like the show was even better than we could’ve imagined. For their New Year’s Eve concert at San Francisco’s Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium, the ladies paid tribute to artists we’ve lost this year: David Bowie and George Michael. BetterRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Y’know how some families have the tradition of opening just one present on Christmas Eve, and then the rest on Christmas Morning? Trent Reznor is doing the same with the new Nine Inch Nails EP, giving us just one track before its December 23rd release. Check out the single “Burning Bright (Field on Fire)” below.Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Earlier this year, everyone’s favorite bald vegan returned with a new project, Moby & the Pacific Void Orchestra. A track from their debut LP These Systems Are Failing was already a KEXP Song of the Day pick (listen here), and today, we’ve got a video for the track “Break. Doubt.” Watch below. These Systems AreRead more…

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