Tag Archives: Atmosphere

Song of the Day: Atmosphere - Flicker

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 songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Flicker” by Atmosphere from the 2014Read more...

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Friday Music News

The Shins have shared a new song “So Now What,” their contribution to the soundtrack for Zach Braff’s upcoming film Wish I Was Here. The band’s participation makes sense, because a decade ago Braff’s film Garden State put The Shins on the map. A brief snippet of the song was featured in the film’s trailer,Read more...

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Monday Music News

Black Keys band member Patrick Carney played the title track for the duo’s new album, Turn Blue, today. This is the second song, along with “Fever”, to be released from the new record. The bluesy tune features rumbling drums and a thoughtful lyrical tone. The new record is also a collaboration between the Black Keys andRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Ex-Red Red Meat frontman Tim Rutili’s music project Califone have revealed a dazzling video for “Magdalene” from last year’s Stitches album. The song itself is flawless and the amazing animation manages to elevate it further. Enjoy a stunning five-minute reprieve from reality, below. [Stereogum]

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Live Around Town This Week

This week starts off a little slow but builds quickly. On Tuesday night Gregory Alan Isakov and Jeffrey Foucault are at Triple Door, and on Wednesday night you can choose between Grass Widow and Plaided at Chop Suey or The White Buffalo with Shelby Earl at the Crocodile. Friday and Saturday are full of even more fantastic choices.Read more...

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Celebrating Independence with... Rhymesayers Entertainment

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. Rhymesayers Entertainment, better known asRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Another great week of music lies ahead. Monday starts off beautifully with The Decemberists and Okkervil River at Marymoor Park, and then we’ve got a complete mixed bag. There’s Tapes & Tapes at the Crocodile, Daniel Johnston at Neumo’s, and Cloud Cult at Neptune Theatre.  Friday is also our last (and arguably most anticipated) KEXPRead more...

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Out This Week 4/12

It’s a huge week for new releases, and just in time for Record Store Day. The latest from Low, TV on the Radio, Elbow, Panda Bear, and The Feelies... yes, The Feelies are back after a 19 year break! Seattle band Beat Connection is re-issuing their debut EP officially and with bonus tracks, while localRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Saturday

Day 2 of the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party brought more sunshine, more bands and more energy. Here are the photos to prove it! Bands played all afternoon and night across four stages including Seattle’s own Spurm, Seattle indie-pop group The Head and The Heart, Seattle punk rockers Cold Lake, Seattle hip-hop duo Air 2Read more...

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Preview: The Capitol Hill Block Party - Saturday

Sean Daley, better known as Atmosphere MC Slug, has made music about escaping monotonous daily life and failed relationships throughout the last decade. With a grim determination to abstractly deliver feelings of melancholy, anger and sensibility, he’s intensified beats on over 10 releases.

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