Tag Archives: American Football

Music That Matters: 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival Preview

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. 565 – 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival Preview Troy Nelson getsRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/24

Last week, we got the seventh solo album from Conor Oberst. This week, we’ve got a box set from his old project, Bright Eyes. You get six remastered, reissued vinyl copies of Fevers and Mirrors (2000), LIFTED or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2002), I’m Wide Awake, It’sRead more…

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Album Review: American Football – LP2

“Everyone is dressed up, everyone to the nines”, Mike Kinsella whispers on the album’s closing track, “Someone must have found love or someone must have died”. That sentence – perhaps better than any other on the record – embodies the perfect mixture of awareness and distance that has haunted American Football throughout their unorthodox career.Read more…

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Music that Matters: Ready for the Magic

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. 530 – Ready for the Magic In this enchanting mix ofRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sharon Van Etten wrote and recorded a new song inspired by the horrible events of the Pulse Club shooting in Orlando back in June. “Not Myself” is a beautiful and haunting tribute to the victims. Proceeds will go to the gun control nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety. [Pitchfork] In her statement, Van Etten wrote: IRead more…

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Live Review: American Football with David Bazan at Neptune Theatre 2/26/16

Halfway through the American Football show at Neptune Theatre, the band is tuning up guitars and getting ready to launch into another number, and there’s a small, singular moment of silence. Then, from somewhere in the throng of voices, someone yells out, “I still can’t believe this is even happening!”. The crowd laughs, as doesRead more…

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