Tag Archives: Bjork

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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Friday Music News

Florence & the Machine have announced their new summer and fall tour schedule for How Big How Blue How Beautiful. They will hit several festivals like Bonnaroo and Austin City Limits, before their final stop brings them here to Seattle. Key Arena will host Florence Welch and company on October 27. Also, check out Welch’sRead more…

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Monday Music News

Over the weekend, Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic and Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan took the stage at The Neptune Theatre to discuss McKagan’s new book, How To Be A Man (and other illusions). After their spirited discussion, none other than Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready introduced the two to perform a cover of the 1987 single “SweetRead more…

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Monday Music News

We’ve been teasing tracks from the upcoming Courtney Barnett album on the air, and now UK listeners can hear the whole dang album. Listeners overseas can stream the Australian singer/songwriter’s debut album Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit below, which hits stores on March 24th via Mom + Pop. And onRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Björk opens her heart to the world today… literally! Check out the video for “Lionsong,” a stunning track from her latest Vulnicura. The video was created in collaboration with Björk, Inez & Vinoodh, and visual effects production house Framestore, and features the Icelandic artist dancing in elaborate costume, natch. Inez & Vinoodh explained, “She isRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you caught the most recent episode of HBO’s Girls, you may have heard the previously unreleased track from St. Vincent. If not, stream the song below. The track is said to be a demo left over from last year’s self-titled fourth studio album. Girls music supervisor Manish Raval told Billboard: “I said to St.Read more…

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Friday Music News

Next month, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art will open an interactive exhibit celebrating Icelandic songstress Björk. The retrospective, which runs until June, will “chronicle her career through sound, film, visuals, instruments, objects, costumes, and performance.” Below, she’s shared a brief, yet very intense, look at the exhibit called “Black Lace.” [Pitchfork]

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