Tag Archives: Antony and the Johnsons

Gay-E-X-P 2014

I swear KEXP gets gayer every year. Granted, the station was pretty gay to begin with. So many of the artists you hear on a regular basis on KEXP are members of the LGBT community: The Magnetic Fields, Sleater-Kinney, Bob Mould, Antony & the Johnsons. Plus the Pacific Northwest scene teems with amazing queer musiciansRead more...

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Friday Music News

photo by Katy McCourt-Basham

After a four-year hiatus, Nebraskan dance-rockers The Faint have returned with a sinister new track called “Evil Voices.” The song has the same frenetic feel of previous Faint material and would fit on an album like 2001′s Danse Macabre, which will be reissued this coming Monday. The Faint will also kick off their North AmericanRead more...

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Out This Week 8/7

Instinct, the full-length debut of Niki and the Dove, now finally available on CD, tops this week’s list of new releases. Like fellow Swedish artists The Knife and Lykke Li, the Swedish duo combine ’80s synth-pop, dark post-punk and dancy funk on what our Music Director, Don Yates, praises as “well-crafted songs with twinkling, etherealRead more...

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Monday Music News

Jason Noble, guitarist and vocalist for Rodan, Rachel’s, and Shipping News, passed away Saturday morning according to a press release published online by his family. Noble was diagnosed with cancer in 2009 and had been undergoing treatment ever since. John Schaefer over at WNYC has written a moving piece on Noble’s passing, and Brooklyn VeganRead more...

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Out This Week 10/12

Local band The Moondoggies, not only our recent guests from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, but also our guests live in-studio today at noon! It’s another big week for new releases... maybe not for blockbusters, but the ones that get fans frothing at the mouth, like Sufjan Stevens‘ long awaited LP, which doesn’t follow the state-themedRead more...

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Out This Week 8/24

Getting your (kids’?) back to school gear together already? It’s time to take a quick detour from your superstore shopping and hit your local record shop for a truckload of excellent new releases out this week -- !!!, EELS, Ra Ra Riot, Les Savy Fav, Antony and the Johnsons... there are almost too many toRead more...

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Out This Week 1/20

Animal Collective‘s new album cover deserves to be viewed larger than life. Just roll your eyes across this bad boy and feel the underwater movement the band tried to emulate in the recording of today’s release, Merriweather Post Pavilion (apparently, it was the lagoon at the outdoor venue in Maryland that inspired the concept). Freaky...Read more...

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