Tag Archives: Beach Fossils

Monday Music News

We’ve already shared a couple of new tracks from the upcoming solo release from Broken Social Scene frontman Kevin Drew, but now you can stream the whole darn thing, thanks to NPR Music. Drew’s album, Darlings, hits stores on March 18th on Arts & Crafts. [NPR Music]

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Live Video: Beach Fossils

Close your eyes. Recall that garage with cardboard boxes in the corner, shelves stacked with hammers, duct tape and screwdrivers, and the faint aroma of fresh paint? You’re laying on your back, daydreaming, and you hear rock and roll music playing somewhere. This is the sound of Beach Fossils. The band’s music is somehow fastRead more...

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Song of the Day: Beach Fossils - Careless

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Careless” by Beach Fossils fromRead more...

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Out This Week 2/19

It’s a big week for new releases, so let’s get right into it. First thing on your shopping list: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds‘ latest, Push The Sky Away. Fifteen albums in and Cave & Co. still create unique stunners. As our Music Director, Don Yates, says, it’s “a masterful set of brooding, minimalistRead more...

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Album Review: Beach Fossils - Clash The Truth

Beach Fossils have done a lot of growing in the past couple years. Their 2010 self-titled debut was pleasing to the ear and to the heart with it’s quiet, introverted finesse. But in 2011, by trimming some lo-fi fat off their tracks, they created a timeless experience with the What A Pleasure EP. Sure, BeachRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Congratulations to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, whose “Thrift Shop,” rose to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 list this week and is No. 1 on the Billboard Digital Songs Chart, beating out the likes of Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and others. The Lumineers continue to hold on with a No. 3 and No.Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

Following the release of the video for “Eclipse/Blue” in last month, Nosaj Thing has dropped the track “Snap” from his upcoming Home EP on Innovative Leisure. Surprisingly mellow and swirling, the track’s heavier electronic aspects, glitches and bass, are almost disguised behind synths. So far, Nosaj Thing has only two shows on his bill forRead more...

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Celebrating Independence with... Captured Tracks

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. Captured Tracks is the brainchildRead more...

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Song of the Day: DIIV - How Long Have You Known?

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday ShowRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got another great week of shows in Seattle, with a ton of variety. This is a city where you can see a good show just about every night of the week, and this one is no exception. Starting on Monday night, we’ve got some great Northwest connections back in town with former Fleet FoxRead more...

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