Tag Archives: Atoms for Peace

2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. The Black Angels, 5/13/13 // photo by Dave Lichterman (view set) Morgan’s 2013 Top Ten Albums rankRead more...

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Friday Music News

After 14 years together, San Fransisco band Thee Oh Sees have announced an “indefinite hiatus.” They’ve been consistently turning out loads of fresh material over the last five years, but things recently got hectic when frontman John Dwyer decided to move from San Fan to Los Angeles. Their manager Annie Southworth stated, “Will be aRead more...

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival 10/19-10/20

words by Kat Metrovich / photos by Victoria Holt and Stacy Cornett. While KEXP was in NYC for CMJ, a few of us (Stacy, Victoria and Kat) headed to San Francisco for Treasure Island Music Festival. This was the seventh year SF’s Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment put this two day party together, andRead more...

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Friday Music News

Yeasayer submerged themselves into the mysterious world of science for their “Glass of the Microscope” video. It may seem like a very literal approach, but the colorful cells, natural history specimens, and random interpretive dancers take it to the next level. The band’s commitment to authenticity is also very commendable. They filmed the video atRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this year, it was reported that Sharon Jones was diagnosed with stage-one bile duct cancer, but thankfully, she is said to be “doing much better,” and she and her Dap-Kings have announced a January 14th release date for their next album on Daptone Records. To celebrate, they’ve shared a new animated video for theRead more...

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Monday Music News

Today’s a big day for Ty Segall, that is if the legendary scuzz garage king can have big days anymore after his many releases, shows, and side projects. First of all his band Fuzz released a video that features the trio playing “Fuzz’s Fourth Dream” at Burgerama in LA. The video starts with a littleRead more...

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Thursday Music News

At last night’s NME Awards in London, The Smiths/Modest Mouse/The Cribs/Electronic/every-other-band-ever guitarist Johnny Marr won the Godlike Genius award and celebrated by playing a set at the ceremony, concluding by playing The Smiths’ “How Soon Is Now?” with Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones. (?) You can watch video of the performance below while imaginingRead more...

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Out This Week 2/26

Radiohead fans are tweaking for today’s release of Thom Yorke’s new project, Atoms for Peace. The group - featuring producer Nigel Godrich on keys, Ultraista’s Joey Waronker on drums, Flea on bass, and Forro in the Dark founder Mauro Refosco on additional percussion - formed originally as the backing band to tour Yorke’s solo album,Read more...

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Friday Music News

A few days after releasing their excellent debut album Amok, Atoms For Peace have revealed the first live dates behind their new LP. In addition to the DJ sets Thom York and Nigel Godrich announced for last week, the whole band has been confirmed for three European festivals in mid-July. According to the Reddit AMARead more...

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Album Review: Atoms for Peace - AMOK

Yep, it’s that time again! The time when Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich drop another album and blow any lingering competition out of the water. Together with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, as well as Ultraísta (and plenty more) drummer Joey Waronker and percussionist Mauro Refosco, we get Atoms for Peace, a painfully brilliantRead more...

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