Category Archives: Music News

Wednesday Music News

Last night, Scottish electro-trio Chvrches hit The Late Late Show with James Corden for an energetic performance of “Clearest Blue,” a track from their sophomore full-length Every Open Eye. Watch below. Every Open Eye is out now via Glassnote. [Under the Radar]

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Tuesday Music News

The Arcs, Dan Auerbach’s new music project, have released a brand new single called “Fool’s Gold.” In an interview with Rolling Stone, Auerbach described the meaning of Fool’s Gold as having “the same thrilling discovery, the same shiny luster and perceived weight as gold, but it isn’t gold and when all is said and done,Read more…

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Monday Music News

Purity Ring are known for their use of light in the live performances (just watch their KEXP in-studio set here), and now the Canadian electro-pop duo illuminate their video for “heartsigh,” a track from their latest 4AD full-length Another Eternity. Directors Cecil Frena and Alex Fischer capture the band playing amongst 2,500 LED lights, anRead more…

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Friday Music News

Indie rockers Ra Ra Riot will release their fourth studio album Need Your Light on February 19. Today, the band has shared the video for the album track “Water,” which was directed by Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij. They have an extensive promotional tour planned for early next year, and on March 30 they’ll land inRead more…

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Thursday Music News

As we mentioned in yesterday’s News Round-up, Dinosaur Jr. celebrated the 30th anniversary of their debut album with a seven-night residency at New York’s Bowery Ballroom. During the week, Kurt Vile came out to join them as a special guest, and last night, Dino Jr frontman J Mascis returned the favor, backing Vile during aRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

John Grant shares a video from his third full-length, Grey Tickles, Black Pressure, out now via Partisan. Watch the clip for “Down Here” below, directed by Lisa Gunning. In a press release, Gunning says, “I’d been wanting to make a video for John for a long time so when he sent me ‘Down Here’ itRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Eagles of Death Metal have returned to Paris for the first time since the November 18 terror attacks. Last night, during a U2 concert, Bono welcomed EODM to the stage, saying, “They were robbed of their stage three weeks ago. We would like to offer them ours tonight.” Together they performed a cover of PattiRead more…

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Monday Music News

Nominations were announced this morning for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, and many KEXP faves were on the list, including Kendrick Lamar, who garnered 11 nominations for his latest To Pimp A Butterfly. Courtney Barnett was nominated for Best New Artist, while local boys Death Cab for Cutie will battle for Best Rock Album. ThisRead more…

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Friday Music News

Scott Weiland, the frontman for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died yesterday while on tour with his new band, The Wildabouts. The dynamic singer had a much publicized tumultuous life, but as VR bandmate Duff McKagan posted on the band’s Instagram, “It’s just so sad and brutal from any perspective”, adding “We experienced aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

In case you missed its debut on The Morning Show on KEXP yesterday, Nada Surf are back with new music: stream the single “Believe You’re Mine” below. The Brooklyn band’s eighth studio album, You Know Who You Are, will be out March 4th via beloved local label Barsuk, and features two tracks co-written by DanRead more…

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