Tag Archives: AM & Shawn Lee

Live Around Town This Week

This Sunday is our annual Father’s Day Kids Dance Party -- with DJ sets from Kid Hops and DJ Rhythma, dancing with the Vicious Puppies crew, crafts and more -- but the kids don’t get to have all the fun, as there’s plenty of great music in clubs this week. On Monday, Portland’s Black PrairieRead more...

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Out This Week 5/7

It’s funny that while we’re getting some of our brightest days right now here in Seattle, some of this week’s most exciting new releases are some of the year’s darkest. Buzzy new British band Savages tops this week’s list with one of the best albums so far of the year. Our Music Director, Don Yates,Read more...

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Song of the Day: AM & Shawn Lee - Two Times

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, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Two Times’” by AM &Read more...

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Live Video: AM & Shawn Lee

Multi-instrumentalist/producer duo AM & Shawn Lee are a veritable dream team of experimental electronic-infused pop and soul whose debut as a pair, Celestial Electric, defies easy genre classification. Back in August, KEXP featured “Dark Into Light” as one of our Songs of the Day, commenting on the effective minimalism of the synths and bass. ForRead more...

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Out This Week 11/1

The Day of the Dead it may be, but this week’s list of new releases hasn’t given up the ghost. In fact, you’ll find plenty of interesting new albums to draw you out to a record store near you. Among this week’s must-buys is the anticipated sophomore effort by British vocal powerhouse Florence + TheRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more...

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Out This Week 9/6

Whether you were Bumbershooting, traveling, BBQing, relaxing or just hanging out at home, we hope you had a great Labor Day weekend. For most people, though, it’s now time to get serious. The days are getting shorter. School is about to start. Work is ramping up. Thankfully, this week’s new releases are here to remindRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 8/10

MGMT‘s James Richardson can officially cross off “being pelted by a barrage of shoes” from his bucket list. This past weekend, during a show at California’s US Open of Surfing. During a break in the set, Richardson announced “Everybody give me your left shoe right now!” Amusingly, the crowd obliged, providing a volley of sneakersRead more...

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This week’s Song of the Day podcasts

I was tagged to pick out this week’s podcast songs of the day and couldn’t be happier with the choices heading your way. The deep dark catchy AM & Shawn Lee is up there with some of my favorite songs of the year. Dig into how they recorded it, it’s fascinating how they never sawRead more...

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Song of the Day: AM & Shawn Lee - Dark into Light

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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