Tag Archives: Beach Fossils

Music That Matters: Smile Yourself Happy

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 561 – Smile Yourself Happy There’s lots to smile aboutRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s exciting enough to have a new song by Feist, but add some guest vocals from Jarvis Cocker of Pulp, and it’s even more amazing. Stream the single “Century” from her upcoming LP (appropriately titled) Pleasure, her follow-up to 2011’s Metals. (Note: it’s meant to end like that.) The album was co-produced by Mocky andRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Late last year, Nine Inch Nails surprised fans with an EP of new songs titled Not the Actual Events. Digital copies were already emailed to customers, but now the physical versions are starting to make the rounds, and it’s a mess. Literally. A warning label is affixed to the package reading “actions have consequences” andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 3rd: DJ Shadow, Noer The Boy at The Showbox (more info) Andrew W.K. at Neumos (more info) Patti Smith at University Bookstore (more info) Tuesday, October 4th: Robyn Hitchcock with Emma Swift at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (more info)

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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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