Tag Archives: Animal Collective

Monday Music News

Mark your calendars: Icelandic icons Sigur Rós just announced dates for their North American tour, including a Tuesday, September 20th stop at the Paramount Theatre. A press release declares there will be no opening acts, nor additional musicians. “The shows will give the group a chance to road test new music, the first time sinceRead more…

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Rabbit In Your Headlights: A KEXP Easter Video Roundup

Easter is right around the corner, this Sunday, March 27th. Though widely regarded as a Christian holiday, it’ll come as no surprise that the pagans have their hand in this holiday’s traditions, too. Apparently in medieval times, rabbits were thought to be hermaphrodites who could reproduce without loss of virginity… kinda like the Virgin Mary,Read more…

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Live Review: Animal Collective with Ratking at Neptune Theatre 3/4/16

The deeper we get into Animal Collective‘s Painting With chapter, the more it feels like a real renaissance for the band. As the band themselves described it, the process for the new record felt natural and fun – a far cry for the laborious process it took to put forth Centipede Hz. Spending time inRead more…

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Album Review: Animal Collective – Painting With

It feels like a long time since we last saw Animal Collective, not because three and a half years is an egregiously long time to wait for a new album, but because so much has happened since then, both within the Collective and out of it. Centipede Hz came out in September of 2012, anRead more…

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In Stores Now 2/22

The highly-anticipated tenth full-length from experimental-pop group Animal Collective hit stores last Friday. The album features contributions from John Cale and Colin Stetson. Brooklyn band Wild Nothing return with their third LP. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes, “this Brooklyn-via-Virginia project spearheaded by Jack Tatum finds him continuing to evolve by giving a wider rangeRead more…

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Thursday Music News

How many indie rock dudes does it take to cover a Sharon Van Etten song? By our count, four, as footage has surfaced of a 2010 concert where Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon, Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National, and Colin Stetson covered her single “Love More.” Watch below. The footage comes from a MusicNOWRead more…

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Music That Matters: Dissolving Liquid Waves

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. 495 – Dissolving Liquid Waves DJ Larry Rose takes youRead more…

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Friday Music News

Portland psychedelic rockers The Dandy Warhols have shared “You Are Killing Me,” their latest music since their 2012 album, This Machine. This track is the band’s first release since signing with their new label Dine Alone Records. “You Are Killing Me” is a catchy rock number with an old school sound. Here’s hoping that theyRead more…

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Music That Matters: Shake Shake

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. 490 – Shake Shake Midday Show host Cheryl Waters presentsRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s been over four years since Fleet Foxes dominated KEXP’s Top Albums of 2011 countdown, and we haven’t heard much from them since frontman Robin Pecknold left Seattle for Columbia University in New York. But, over the holiday weekend, he shared a cover of the 1956 single “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” by doo-wopRead more…

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