Category Archives: Music News

Thursday Music News

If you weren’t one of the lucky few to get into Tuesday’s Death Cab for Cutie show, you can now watch videos of the legendary locals performing three new tracks below, via Revolt.tv. The not-so-secret show at The Crocodile sold out in 15 seconds, and was the band’s first public performance without founding member ChrisRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The Mountain Goats have announced a new release today: Beat the Champ, a concept album about pro-wrestling. In a press release, frontman John Darnielle writes, “It is, as any fan of the band will expect, a heartbreaking and heartreviving album about imperfect people described perfectly, with melodies that will stay with you for days.” ToRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sleater-Kinney‘s highly anticipated, reunion album No Cities to Love is out today. The vinyl version features the bonus track “Heavy When I Need It.” It’s such a dynamic rock track that it’s hardly fair that there’s limited availability. Luckily you can listen to it below. [Stereogum] Heavy When I Need It by Sleater-Kinney on NoRead more…

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Monday Music News

While most Seattleites were glued to our television sets this weekend, local duo Shabazz Palaces went to Jack White‘s infamous Third Man headquarters to record a direct-to-acetate album in front of a live audience. Holy shit. A representative from Third Man said, “Very few records from last year got us as excited about the currentRead more…

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn trio Nude Beach have shared a bight, new song called “Been Waitin’” The song didn’t make it onto their recent LP 77, but thankfully they released it anyway. Also, Nude Beach will be performing in Seattle at Black Lodge on February 21. [CMJ]

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Treefort Music Fest 2015: Additional Lineup Announced

Last month, we shared the first wave of bands playing the 2015 Treefort Music Fest, March 25th – 29th, 2015 in downtown Boise, Idaho. Today, we’ve got the next batch to share, and it’s a doozy! Hometown heroes Built to Spill will take the stage, as well as Syrian artist Omar Souleyman. Both of MontrealRead more…

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Thursday Music News

KEXP faves Parquet Courts share a new video today for the track “Pretty Machines,” off the release Content Nausea from their side project “Parkay Quarts.” (Still with us?) Guitarist Austin Brown takes to the streets in this clip co-directed by Johann Rashid (of the band East Link). Check out the misadventures below, and watch aRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Bj√∂rk fans, prepare to get violently happy: the iconic Icelandic pixie announced last night that she’ll be releasing her ninth studio album, Vulnicura, this March. In a handwritten note posted online late last night, she shared the track listing. The release will be her first album in four years, since 2011’s Grammy-nominated Biophilia. [Under theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On April 17, indie duo Matt & Kim will release New Glow, the follow up 2012’s Lightening. They’ve given a little taste of what’s to come with the lyric video for the album’s first track “Get It.” Not only does the video show how amazing their live performances are, but it also introduces us toRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/12

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, January 12th: Late Show with David Letterman: St. Paul and the Broken Bones Tuesday, JanuaryRead more…

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