Tag Archives: Belle and Sebastian

Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2014

It’s that time of year to reflect on the things you’re grateful for while eating copious amounts of food. KEXP has your soundtrack for all of that and more! Check out our Video Round-Up below, and be sure to tune in to The Afternoon Show on KEXP as guest DJ Brian Foss serves up aRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells have shared “That Did It,” a fearless collaboration with Chicago rapper Tink. The Brooklyn duo weren’t thrilled with the original demo last year but according to Derek Miller, Tink’s fierce style was exactly what it needed. In an interview with Rolling Stone Miller said, “Once Alexis and Tink started playing off of eachRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Last month, Belle and Sebastian announced their new album Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance and they shared it’s January 20 release date. Today they’ve graced us with their new single “Party Line.” It’s a funky, dance number with a perfect blend of 80’s nostalgia. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

UK group Alt-J tried out a cover of the Disclosure track “Latch” during a BBC Radio session recently. Who knows what covers they might tackle when they stop by KEXP’s studios on Monday, October 13th? Watch below: [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

Baltimore synthpop trio Future Islands have an undeniable ’80s influence, so who better than Vince Clarke, frontman of Erasure and former member of Depeche Mode, to remix them? Clarke takes the track “Doves” from the band’s most recent release, Singles, and transforms it into a smooth dance-club sensation worthy of an asymmetrical hair-do. Check itRead more…

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SIFF 2014 Face The Music Review: God Help the Girl

God Help the Girl (Directed by Stuart Murdoch, United Kingdom, 2014) As a Belle & Sebastian fan, I knew I was predisposed to enjoy God Help the Girl, but even I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this debut musical film from their frontman Stuart Murdoch! The “girl” in question is Eve, portrayed byRead more…

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Friday Music News

Here’s a little pre-weekend of adorableness courtesy of Belle and Sebastian. The Scottish indie-pop band performed for a group of sick children with the Song for Kids Foundation at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Their carefree rendition of Journey’s smash hit “Don’t Stop Believin’” was a perfect escape for their very precious audience. [CoS]

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Out This Week 8/27

We know you’re probably hoping to catch your breath, and rest your wallet, after last week‘s budget-busting list of new releases, but we can’t wait for you to hear the killer albums out this week. Topping the list are four albums already in KEXP’s heavy rotation, including the anticipated debut LP from AlunaGeorge, who’ve beenRead more…

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Monday Music News

Sigur Ros announced recently their intentions of premiering any and all new music solely at live shows – “Coming to a show is the only way you’re going to experience this stuff outside crappy Youtube clips in the coming months.” Luckily some of those videos have surfaced – live videos for “Kveikur,” “Yfirborð,” & “Hrafntinna.” AndRead more…

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Friday Music News

Because being the frontman for Radiohead and Atoms for Peace still leaves a little bit of free time in his schedule, Thom Yorke has been working on some soundtracks across the past year. However, unlike his film-scoring bandmate Jonny Greenwood, Thom has been making soundtracks for fashion montages. Along with longtime collaborator Nigel Godrich, YorkeRead more…

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