Tag Archives: Best Coast

Monday Music News

No longer content with having babies and doing solo projects, ethereal indie rock band Sigur Ros are taking a break from their break to drop their newest studio album in four years this coming May.  The record, titled Valtari, promises to explore “new” territory by blending sounds both ambient, grand, and introverted.Check out ekki mukk fromRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast have announced a new album, entitled The Only Place, and it is slated for a May 15th release on Mexican Summer Records. In sharp contrast to her first record, Bethany Cosentino calls this one “grown up” and “seriously emo”, according to Pitchfork. The band also announced a Spring tour, including a stop atRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Those still on the fence with Radiohead‘s 2011 LP, The King of Limbs, will get the chance to listen to more tasty morsels with two new tracks from the band, “The Daily Mail” and “Staircase,” being released as a single on December 19th. The tracks can be previously heard on the band’s “From the Basement”Read more...

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Song of the Day: Wavves - Nodding Off (feat. Best Coast)

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 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 theRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Canada’s premier music festival Pop Montreal is celebrating its 10th year in the circuit, and included in this year’s gift bag is Arcade Fire, performing an entirely free, outdoor show Thursday, September 22nd at the place des Festivals of Quartier des Spectacles in downtown Montreal. The show is a gleeful “thank you” by Arcade FireRead more...

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Listen to Capitol Hill Block Party sets on KEXP

While KEXP was broadcasting from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during the Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, there were four other stages of live bands performing throughout the day and night, with bands like Explosions in the Sky, Battles, Ghostland Observatory, Thurston Moore, My Goodness, and many others. If you were listening thisRead more...

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In Attendance at the Capitol Hill Block Party: Saturday

Some prior obligations cut my Friday at the Block Party short (Kurt Vile was great, but I was dreadfully disappointed I had to leave before I could see Woods), so I was rested and ready for the long haul on Saturday. My afternoon started at the Vera Stage, where Yuni in Taxco played at 3:00Read more...

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again -- for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party full lineup announced

Add this to your list of newly announced lineups: The Capitol Hill Block Party has added nine more bands to complete its 2011 roster.

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