Tag Archives: Bat For Lashes

Boys Don’t Cry: KEXP’s Robert Smith Birthday Video Roundup

10:15 on a Thursday morning, and today happens to be the birthday of Robert Smith, godfather of goth (even though he hates that term) and legendary frontman of The Cure. It’s hard to believe, but The Cure will be here Memorial Day weekend, headlining the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival. Throughout his forty year music career,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Dancing In The Dark with The Boss

Bruce Springsteen is playing tonight, right next door to KEXP’s New Home at Key Arena. He’ll be revisiting his 1980 album The River, which was just re-released as a 35th anniversary box set at the end of last year. If you can’t get tickets, watching videos on YouTube could be the next best thing. TheRead more…

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Friday Music News

The news that shoegaze legends Lush are touring again is exciting enough, and it’s just gotten better as we have new music to share from the UK trio! Check out the video for “Out of Control,” a single from their forthcoming EP The Blind Spot, out April 22nd on the band’s own Edamame label. It’llRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Northwest trio Beat Happening are celebrating their 30th anniversary with the career-spanning retrospective collection Look Around, out November 20th via Domino. The 23-track compilation will be released on CD, gatefold double LP, limited edition royal blue cassette, and an exclusive LP edition which includes a limited edition yellow 7″ of “Indian Summer” and “Foggy Eyes”.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Earlier this month, we reported on the fantastic pairing of Matt Berninger of The National and Ramona Falls’ Brent Knopf, recording under the name EL VY (pronounced like the plural of Elvis). Today, Berninger explains a bit more about their forthcoming debut, Return to the Moon, out October 30th on 4AD (check out a lyricRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Bike to Work Day 2015!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Happy Bike to Work Day, everyone! Today wraps up Bike to Work Week and we are still within the midst of BikeRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Up until now we’ve only had live renditions of new Interpol songs to share, but we finally have the first single from their fifth album, El Pintor (or “The Painter” in Spanish, ALSO an anagram for the band name). Check out the video for “All The Rage Back Home” below, directed by frontman Paul BanksRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We start the week with shows from Johnny Marr at Neumos and The Telescopes, LSD & The Search for God, Flavor Crystals, and Black Nite Crash at Comet Tavern. On Tuesday, another much anticipated UK band making their Seattle debut with Savages at Neumos. A little too noisy for you? Bat for Lashes are also at ShowboxRead more…

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Video Roundup: The Women of 2012

As a supplement to John’s “Mom Show” this morning, and our earlier roundup celebrating women, we’d like to keep the celebration of female art on the indie scene going throughout the day! 2012 has seen an insane number of breakout artists, many (if not most) of which are women who are not afraid to breakRead more…

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Out This Week 10/23

New Jersey group Titus Andronicus give us the business with their anticipated third album on which they trade concept for execution. Local Business is the closest thing to actually attending one of their live shows and features, according to our Music Director, Don Yates, “a cleaner and slightly more polished sound, generally more compact songs,Read more…

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