Tag Archives: Aesop Rock

Live Video: The Uncluded

Surprisingly, you don’t see guitars dressed up, tagged or written on very often. But the guitar that belongs to Kimya Dawson of The Uncluded is just that. It’s like a city wall full of expression. Like their artwork, the music this Rhymesayers duo, which also features Portland emcee Aesop Rock, is funny, intricate and rhythmic.Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we have a great list of shows to tell you about. Starting the week with 3 great shows at Neptune Theatre with Sparks on Monday night, James Blake on Tuesday night, and  Purity Ring on Wednesday night. Marnie Stern, SISU, and Heavy Petting are also at Barboza. On Thursday, The Thermals, Wimps, and La Luz are at Neumos,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather seems to breaking and the shows are heating up in Seattle. This week there’s a little something for everyone. Things start off on a high note Tuesday night with Niki & The Dove, Vacationer, and Nightmare Fortress at Crocodile. Wednesday night, San Diego rockers Pinback are at Showbox at the Market, The Good Wives, Telekinesis,Read more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Tommy

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Dinosaur Jr. from our MusicFest NW broadcast at the Doug FirRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Dinosaur Jr. have released a video for their song “Watch the Corners,” the first from their forthcoming album I Bet On Sky, due out September 18 via Jagjaguwar. The hilarious and touching video, produced in conjunction with Funny Or Die, stars Tim Heidecker, of Tim and Eric fame, as an overprotecting and loving dad withRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party: Day 2

by Ian Robinson and Jacob Webb Absolute Monarchs - 2:15 - Main Stage Describing noise rock duo Lightning Bolt’s noon set at an installment of All Tomorrow’s Parties, Steve Albini said their loud thrashing was “the best alarm clock I’ve ever had.” It’s likely that the sleepier residents of Capitol Hill had a similar feelingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s Capitol Hill Block Party weekend and the Hill is going to be booming! We’ve got some other great shows to share with you this week as well. On Tuesday night, Talib Kweli, J.Pinder, Raz, and DJ Vega The Virgo are at the Crocodile, J. Pinder has a free in-store at Easy Street Records inQueen Anne,Read more...

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Out This Week 7/10

With summer finally coming into Seattle, your car/stereo/other music player is certainly in need of some fresh new music. One of this week’s biggest releases is also one of the year’s most anticipated: Swing Lo Magellan, the sixth studio album from Dirty Projectors. Dave Longstreth and company holed up in New York for a yearRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Fiona Apple is coming back to Seattle! July 25, 2012, she will play a show at the Paramount in support of her new album, The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords will serve you more than Ropes will ever do. STG has not listed when the tickets willRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

The Tallest Man on Earth has finished up work on a new LP and is prepping its release, slated for June 12 on Dead Oceans. The album is entitled There’s No Leaving Now. A handful of European tour dates have been posted, but keep an eye out for US dates sometime soon! Silversun Pickups areRead more...

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