Tag Archives: Band of Horses

Out This Week 9/18

This week finally sees the U.S. release of An Awesome Wave, the awesome debut of Alt-J. We’ve been playing the U.K. band regularly on KEXP for months, but today you can pick up a copy for yourself. Also topping this week’s list of new releases -- not quite as long as last week’s but stillRead more...

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Celebrating Independence with... Sub Pop Records

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. Chances are that if you’reRead more...

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Friday Music News

Between their spring South American tour and their upcoming dates with My Morning Jacket, Band of Horses have set themselves up for a busy year. It gets even busier with the September release of their fourth LP, produced by Glyn Johns (The Beatles, Ryan Adams). Watch a trailer for the album, featuring a snippet ofRead more...

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Monday Music News

“It’s like Paper Boy but you deliver drugs and you feed a monster meth at the end.” - Nathan of Wavves. Check out the demented 8-bit homage, developed by Wavves and Mishka, featuring a cover of “So Bored” by chiptune artists Anamanaguchi, here. So, who’s opening for who?  Band of Horses and My Morning JacketRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more...

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Andy Kotowicz Family Foundation Benefit Shows & Giveaway

Father, husband, label man, and music lover Andy Kotowicz, 37, tragically lost his life over a month ago. The Sub Pop VP of Sales and Director of Marketing left behind a city of music and a community of friends. In honor of Andy’s legacy, three benefit concerts are planned to take place tomorrow night, Dec. 4th,Read more...

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Thursday Music News Jamboree

Masters of lustfully minimalist music, The XX, were recently awarded the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. Industry insiders from the UK and Ireland convened to decided which LP was the masterpiece of the year and the band’s debut self-titled released earned them the titled plus £20,000. Check out more details over at Stereogum.

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Thursday News Rumble

“It’s in the initials. We SPs need to stick together” -- so says Sub Pop cofounder Jonathan Poneman on a newly announced and somewhat surprising signing. The Seattle label, whose roster is best known for early grunge acts and current indie-rock leaning bands, is joining up with Seattle hip-hop collaborative Shabazz Palaces, who have alsoRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The Jay Bennett Foundation launches on today along with the digital release of Kicking at the Perfumed Air, the album he completed at the time of his death. The download is free, but donations are accepted with proceeds benefiting the Jay Bennett Foundation and the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, both of which support music andRead more...

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Out This Week 5/18

So many great new releases today! Among the pack, Band of Horses‘ third album, and first recorded away from Seattle, Infinite Arms; The Black Keys‘ latest, Brothers; and a happenin’ new album, and reportedly the last, by LCD Soundsystem. “This Is Happening” is what you tell yourself as you shake your hips to one catchy,Read more...

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