Tag Archives: Beach Fossils

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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Thursday News Roundup

Jim Marshall, founder of Marshall Amplifiers, passed away earlier today in his native England. Marshall’s impact on popular music is beyond quantifiable, as his amps have provided the backdrop for some of rock’s most legendary performances, and have been the preferred amplifier of some of the most influential artists to play electric music since MarshallRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 2 FLEET FOXES @ The Moore The shows everyone has been waiting for are finally here. Local and now national indie folk darlings Fleet Foxes will celebrate the release of their sophomore LP Helplessness Blues with two sold out shows at The Moore. The album will be officially released on Tuesday, but mostRead more…

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