Tag Archives: Belle and Sebastian

Live Review: Belle & Sebastian with Perfume Genius at Paramount Theatre 4/7/15

“An encore. How predictable,” said a pre-recorded video of the cover model from Belle & Sebastian’s latest album right before the Glaswegian pop stalwarts returned to the stage. And she was right. Contrary to their historical tradition, encores at modern concerts are almost always planned well in advance. However, that self-effacing moment was the onlyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

This summer, Florence and the Machine will release their long-awaited third full-length How Big How Blue How Beautiful, and today they share the truly beautiful track “Ship to Wreck.” In a press release, Florence Welch states, “I was thinking about my own self destructive side, and how you can make something only to tear itRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 6th: • Stromae, Freedom Fry at Showbox SoDo // 21+ (more info) • Kaki King at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, April 7th: • Belle and Sebastian, Perfume Genius at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • KEXP’s Wo’ Pop & Capitol Hill Block Party presents Yelle,Read more…

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Video Roundup: National Puppy Day

Our tails are waggin’, ’cause it’s National Puppy Day, a day designated to celebrate puppies and encourage adoption — really, why isn’t every day National Puppy Day? KEXP encourages everyone interested in adopting to check out Motley Zoo Animal Rescue, last month’s Audioasis Community Partnerships Non-Profit of the Month (check out photos from their visitRead more…

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Out This Week 1/20

It’s an impressive week for new releases! Beloved Northwest band Sleater-Kinney end their hiatus with the release of No Cities To Love. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes, “The recently reunited trio’s eighth album (and first in 10 years) is a strong return-to-form, with an intense blend of punk, classic and hard rock combining fierceRead more…

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Album Review: Belle and Sebastian – Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance

It is nothing short of bewildering that it took Belle and Sebastian almost twenty years before they named an album with a title as on-the-nose as Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance. As a songwriter, band leader Stuart Murdoch is famously as self aware as he is garrulous, and despite being fascinated with women (it’sRead more…

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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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