Tag Archives: Beach House

Live Around Town This Week

After a busy week of Decibel Festival, we are back with a whole new selection of shows for you to enjoy. Monday night, we start with Firewater and Bad Things at Crocodile, and also Stephen Marley, Spragga Benz, and Jo Mersa at Showbox at the Market. Tuesday night, Dirty Three is at Neumos, and Mono and ChrisRead 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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Thursday Music News

In further news of the VW vs. Beach House debacle, VW has issued a statement, saying that their recent commercial does not copy Beach House’s music (though if you watch it here, the track sounds quite a lot like the Teen Dream track “Take Care”, which VW had tried to obtain rights to numerous times)Read more...

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Out This Week 5/15

A pair of duos top this week’s list of new releases. Baltimore’s Beach House (Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand) have undoubtedly the most anticipated release out this week, if not this year, with their second Sub Pop released LP, and if you thought 2010′s Teen Dream was beautiful, wait until you hear Bloom. Our MusicRead more...

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Record Store Day 2012: The Top Vinyl Releases

Earlier in our coverage of Record Store Day 2012, KEXP has covered both the full list of record exclusives and live events around Seattle; however, amidst the many, many special releases available this weekend, we’ve highlighted the vinyl releases that we’re super excited about. Arcade Fire - “Sprawl II” (Mountains Beyond Mountains)  Courtesy of MergeRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Beach House has officially released new single “Lazuli” on their Youtube channel. “Lazuli” is our second taste of the band’s new album Bloom. The song will see a Record Store Day release this Saturday on a 7″ backed with non-album track “Equal Mind”. Listen to it below:

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Song of the Day: Beach House - Myth

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, 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 theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Great news for your Wednesday! There’s a new Beach House track and it is incredible. It’s a glimpse of the forthcoming album, Bloom, due this Spring on Sub Pop. Listen now to “Myth,” which started streaming from their website this morning, right here:

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival, 10/15-10/16

review by Kat Metrovich all photos by Dave Lichterman A music festival in the middle of San Francisco Bay is an irresistible opportunity. Cheap plane tickets, a friend to stay with and tickets... you’re set! And the MVP of Treasure Island Music Festival was really the beauty and magic that is San Francisco itself. LastRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Sad news from California: Don Van Vliet, also known as the experimental and influential musician Captain Beefheart died on Friday from complications resulting from multiple sclerosis. He was 69. Here’s his video for “Ice Cream for Crow”:

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