Tag Archives: Bjork

Wednesday Music News

Uncanny timing! As KEXP broadcasts from the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, we’ve got news from headliner, Björk. The Reykjavík-born artist has announced a virtual reality (VR) video for the Vulnicura track “Notget” is on the way. Watch a trailer below. Björk has previously released VR Videos for “Family,” “Stonemilker,” and “Black Lake.” All these clipsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

It’s been a long wait, but the new Bon Iver album, 22, A Million, hits stores this Friday. We’ve heard a few new songs already, and today, we’ve got another one: check out the single “8 (a circle)” below, which debuted on Annie Mac’s show on BBC Radio 1. You can read more about theRead more…

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In Stores Now 7/25

Not only are they today’s Song of the Day, but Swedish group The Amazing have one of the best new releases this week. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the group’s fourth LP is “a somewhat bleaker, more intimate take on the band’s atmospheric psych-pop, combining shimmering guitars, celestial keyboards, unhurried rhythms, airy melodies andRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 3

This week, as we continue to post KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, we also want to share the favorites of KEXP’s staff, volunteers and interns, the many many dedicated people who work behind the scenes at KEXP, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. We’ve already shared Part 1 and PartRead more…

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Monday Music News

UK artist East India Youth (aka William Doyle) shares a new digital EP today, remixing highlights from his sophomore full-length Culture of Volume, out earlier this year on XL. Blanck Mass and Yosi Horikawa each remix the track “Manner of Words” and Truss Total XTC remixes “Montage Resolution.” Stream it all below, and then checkRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this year, KEXP premiered the title track from David Bowie‘s 25th studio album ★ (pronounced “Blackstar”). Today, we’ve got another single to share, “Lazarus,” which appears in Bowie’s off-Broadway play of the same name. (Tune in tonight to The Late Show With Stephen Colbert as the cast performs the track.) ★ hits stores onRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as votedRead more…

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Friday Music News

Scott Weiland, the frontman for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died yesterday while on tour with his new band, The Wildabouts. The dynamic singer had a much publicized tumultuous life, but as VR bandmate Duff McKagan posted on the band’s Instagram, “It’s just so sad and brutal from any perspective”, adding “We experienced aRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Riz

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as votedRead more…

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Monday Music News

Over the weekend, long-running TV series Austin City Limits aired an excellent double-bill featuring The War on Drugs and TV on the Radio. TVotR highlighted five tracks from last year’s excellent full-length Seeds, while TWoD focused on 2014’s stellar Lost in the Dream. Watch below, and keep track of all these musical highlights with KEXP’sRead more…

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