Tag Archives: Andrew Bird

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

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! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Out This Week 10/30

Ten years we’ve been waiting for the followup to his head-turning lo-fi debut, The Headphone Masterpiece, and with Landing on a Hundred, Cody ChesnuTT absolutely does not disappoint. The LA-via-Atlanta singer-songwriter returns with a fully produced record that, as our Music Director, Don Yates, says, is “steeped in the expansive ‘70s soul sounds of MarvinRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Wild Nothing released a new video for “Paradise” from their recent album Nocturne featuring Michelle Williams reading from Iris Murdoch’s 1975 novel A Word Child. Williams selected the song to make the video for – and the video looks at the idea of paradise beyond a window. Watch the beautiful video below.

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Live Video: Andrew Bird

If you’ve seen Chicago songwriter Andrew Bird perform over the past fifteen or so years, you might have seen how intricately can combines loops of guitar, violin, vocals and whistling (he’s in fact a champion whistler!). For his recent session live on KEXP last month, Andrew Bird stripped it down and performed “in the round”Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Talk about a strong start to the week. We start off Monday night with one of the biggest acts to come to Seattle this year, Radiohead, performing to a sold out Key Arena. Also in town, Band of Skulls and We Are Augustines are at Neptune Theatre, while Andrew Bird is at the Paramount Theatre,Read more…

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This Week in Concerts: Cults, Sleigh Bells, Andrew Bird, and more!

This week is a big week for Seattle shows, and thankfully, a handful of the best ones aren’t sold out yet! Here is a list of some you might not want to miss! Saturday, April 7, Manhattan indie pop duo Cults will be playing at the Neptune. Cults has a pop sound all unto themselves,Read more…

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SXSW Review: NPR Showcase @ Stubb’s, 3/14

On Wednesday night, Austin’s famed Stubb’s BBQ played host to an amazing NPR SXSW showcase that featured Fiona Apple, Sharon Van Etten, Dan Deacon, the Alabama Shakes, and Andrew Bird. SXSW is the only place where so many talented, stylistically diverse artists can be found on the same billing, and a line of people hopingRead more…

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Out This Week 3/6

March roars in like a lion with this week’s release by Ceremony — yeah, there are like two or three bands with that name, but this is the thrashy hard-core one, rather than the mopey shoegazy one. On their fourth album, produced by Seattle’s own John Goodmanson, this California band evolves into what our MusicRead more…

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Song of the Day: Andrew Bird – Eyeoneye

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 tracks, 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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Monday News Roundup

The times, they are a-changin': months ago, The New York Times quoted Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon as saying “We should not be gathering in a big room and looking at each other and pretending this is important,” in reference to the Grammy Awards (and Bon Iver’s four nominations). Then, the above promotional poster surfaced. NoRead more…

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