Tag Archives: Ariel Pink

Wednesday Music News

Mary Timony is back with a new project, Ex Hex, whose debut album is appropriately titled Rips, ‘cause this does. The former Helium frontwoman/Wild Flag guitarist brings her trademark shred to the single “Don’t Wanna Lose.” Rips comes out 10/7 on Merge Records. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

This weekend is your chance to score a piece of punk rock history as X’s Exene Cervenka is throwing a yard sale, and you’re all invited! The sale begins today in Santa Ana, California and runs for the next four days. Everything from guitars, vintage clothing, movie posters, alligator bags, and more will be onRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Today, you can finally download the free Run the Jewels album via Fools Gold Records, courtesy of rappers Killer Mike and El-P. Not only does this amazing set of songs come with all the lyrics and album art as a download, but you can pick up limited edition vinyl... and why not a new grinderRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2012: Ariel Pink and Friends @ Crocodile

Ariel Pink, Dam-Funk and BODYGUARD and may have been the most brilliant booking of the weekend. The three acts couldn’t be more different. BODYGUARD blends dark electronic with traditional African instruments. Dam-Funk mixes funk, soul, and (as we saw ) punk into a whirlwind of sultry sound. And Ariel Pink? Well... he’s Ariel Pink. ButRead more...

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Decibel Festival presents Ariel Pink and Friends

Everyone on the lineup for Decibel Festival makes sense - there are a lot of dance friendly electronica or ambient beauties. But Ariel Pink? That totally stopped me. But the more I think about it, the more it makes perfect sense. While you might not immediately classify the continually odd Ariel Pink as electronic, hisRead more...

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Friday Music News

Phil Everum’s Mount Eerie project has already released one album this year (May’s Clear Moon), but he’ll keep this momentum going well into the latter half of the year with the release of a second LP and an extensive tour. The album, Ocean Roar, is due on September 4th through P.W. Elverum & Sun, LtdRead more...

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Decibel Festival Reveals 2012 Lineup

Decibel Festival founder/curator Sean Patrick Horton stopped by KEXP’s Morning Show today with some big news: the full lineup of this year’s Decibel Festival! In its ninth iteration, the festival will run from September 26-30 and feature what Horton calls its “most adventurous and complete lineup to date,” including performances from Orbital, The Cannabinoids featuringRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Ariel Pink scared the Internet last week by saying that he broke up Haunted Graffiti. But his publicist has responded by saying there is no truth in the statement and the current incarnation of Haunted Graffiti will indeed tour with Pink in support of the new album Mature Themes. Speaking of which, Pink released theRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2012 Lineup Revealed (well, half of it anyway)

Decibel Festival founder, president, and curator Sean Horton stopped by The Morning Show to reveal the first half of the 2012 lineup first to KEXP listeners. Seattle is beyond fortunate to feature one of the world’s preeminent festivals of electronic music, running September 26-30, and based on this early look at this year’s lineup (60Read more...

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Monday News Roundup

Last week, New Order announced two charity benefit shows for band friend Michael Schamberg, who produced a number of the band’s early videos. The band also noted the absence of their long-suffering bassist Peter Hook, an exclusion that Hook has responded to with liberal use of caps lock and a self-comparison to Freddie Mercury. CheckRead more...

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