Category Archives: Music News

Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s Car Seat Headrest is no stranger to covers: founder/frontman Will Toledo has previously taken on tracks by Radiohead and Bowie. Today, they add another musical icon to the list: The Smiths. Listen to his lovely, acoustic cover of “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore” below. Car Seat Headrest play a kinda-close-to-hometown show at the Sasquatch!Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Mac DeMarco shares another new track from his forthcoming album This Old Dog, out May 5th via Captured Tracks. Check out the lovely single “On the Level” below. In a statement, DeMarco explains, “This record has a lot to do with my family and my life right now and the way I’m feeling. One ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

Embed from Getty Images So, as you probably heard on KEXP last week, or read on our blog or social media, Seattle’s own Pearl Jam was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last Friday in a ceremony from the Barclays Center in New York. (KEXP’s DJ Troy Nelson was live on theRead more…

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A Conversation With Mike McCready on Seattle Channel

On Friday night, April 7th, local heroes Pearl Jam are being inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in New York. (Other inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.) HBO will air the event later this month on April 29th, but youRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Get ready, Seattle. Radiohead play a sold out show next door to the station at Key Arena this Saturday. And last night, at Kansas City, MO’s Sprint Center, they dug out the track “Where I End and You Begin” for the first time in nine years. Watch fan shot footage of them performing the HailRead more…

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Upstream Music Fest + Summit: Full Lineup Announced

On May 11-13, Upstream Music Fest + Summit will descend upon Pioneer Square with over 300 local and national acts. Back in February, the first wave of artists whet our appetites with names like Flying Lotus, AlunaGeorge, Shabazz Palaces, Beat Connection and Snarky Puppy. Now it’s finally here — the full lineup!

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Wednesday Music News

It’s exciting enough to have a new song by Feist, but add some guest vocals from Jarvis Cocker of Pulp, and it’s even more amazing. Stream the single “Century” from her upcoming LP (appropriately titled) Pleasure, her follow-up to 2011’s Metals. (Note: it’s meant to end like that.) The album was co-produced by Mocky andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Last month, The Drums shared their first new single in a few years, the super-danceable “Blood Under My Belt.” Today, we’ve got a video for the track, featuring frontman/sole member Jonny Pierce posing against colorful backdrops. In a press release, he shares, “I hate making music videos. But, alas, sometimes you need to feed theRead more…

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Monday Music News

During her concert at last year’s Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, Björk screened a virtual reality video for the Vulnicura track “Notget.” (The clip, along with videos for “Family,” “Stonemilker,” and “Black Lake,” were also screened last year at the Björk Digital exhibit in Montreal.) Today, she shares the full film, directed by Warren Du PreezRead more…

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Timber! Outdoor Music Fest 2017: Initial Lineup Announced

If you missed the announcement on The Morning Show on KEXP earlier today, we’re excited to share the initial line-up for the 2017 Timber! Outdoor Music Festival! Celebrating its fifth year, Timber! invites you to the rural splendor of Carnation, Washington July 13th-14th for another fun, family-friendly weekend of music and activities. This year’s headlinersRead more…

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