Tag Archives: Akron/Family

Music That Matters Podcast: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 413 - Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3 KEXP’s Resident RunnerRead more...

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn punk rockers Parquet Courts have debuted a fresh, new single off their upcoming EP, Tally All The Things That You Broke. Within the first few seconds, “You’ve Got Me Wonderin’ Now” explodes with an amazing guitar rift and Andrew Savage’s unmistakable voice. Look for the five-track EP to drop in October. [Pitchfork]

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Song of the Day: Akron/Family - Sand Talk

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Sand Talk” by Akron/Family from theRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Mixtape 2013

Sunscreen for the Eastern Washington sun? Check. Sleeping bag for the few moments you’ll be able to sleep? Check? Earplugs for when your ‘drums need a break? Check. Booty shorts for dancin’? Check. High energy bars for, uh... energy? Check. Roadtrip music for the journey out to The Gorge? Double and triple check! We’ve gotRead more...

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Out This Week 4/30

Whether you’re feeling moody or in a mood to dance, you’ll find what you need among this week’s new releases. Topping the list of must-buys in record stores today comes from U.K. trio Daughter, who were a standout during our CMJ broadcast last year with their highly emotive and engaging performance. Our Music Director, DonRead more...

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Thursday Music News

photo by Dave Lichterman

First things first: South by Southwest has announced its initial line-up for 2013! The list, available at SXSW’s website, includes Thurston Moore, Alt-J, Akron/Family, Klaxons, and more. The festival will take place from March 8-17, and we’ll keep you updated as more acts are added to the roster. As we reported yesterday, Cat Power hasRead more...

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Song of the Day: Dana Buoy - So Lucky

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “So Lucky” by Dana Buoy from the 2012Read more...

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Earth Day 2011 Playlist

Earth Day has been celebrated for over 40 years, a day of civic observance that promotes love and care for the planet we call home. People declare their “acts of green” and attend festivals and community events around the globe, sharing and cherishing the lush atmosphere with which we’re blessed (a rarity in the cosmos).Read more...

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Thursday News Roundup

R.I.P. Pinetop Perkins - One of the last remaining legendary Delta bluesmen died Monday of a heart attack in his home in Austin. Perkins was originally a guitarist but was forced to switch to the piano after a knife fight injury to his arm. Since then he has played alongside countless other legends and wasRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, March 23 GOLD PANDA with Dam Mantle, IG88 @ The Nectar Lounge British producer Gold Panda was known primarily for his re-mixing skills until he released a number of his own EPs in 2009, all of which were widely acclaimed. Late last year he released his debut full-length album Lucky Shiner on Ghostly International.Read more...

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