Tag Archives: Black Lips

Tuesday Music News

Conor Oberst, of Bright Eyes fame, has announced that he will release a fresh solo album Upside Down Mountain, on May 20. This is the first new material from Oberts since his work with Bright Eyes back in 2011. Check out the album’s first single, a bright and captivating ditty, “Hundreds of Ways” below. [Stereogum]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Inform, Educate, Entertain

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 394 – Inform, Educate, Entertain Music is the perfect companion.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dance label LuckyMe is releasing a new, free song a every day until Christmas as a part of their own amazing advent calendar. Today’s offering (Day 17) is “Terra Star” from Scottish producer Rustie. It’s a more intense version of his song “City Star” that he released last year. Download it here, and check himRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Black Lips are teaming up with Patrick Carney of the Black Keys for their ironically-titled seventh studio album Underneath the Rainbow, out March 18, 2014. The album features guest appearances from Mastodon’s Brent Hinds, plus some Daptone horn players, however, no word if Black Moth Super Rainbow, Black Mountain, nor Black Rebel Motorcycle Gang helpedRead more…

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Album Review: Adult Swim presents… Garage Swim

Adult Swim has been on a roll with music lately. If you recognize the name at all, most know Adult Swim from their late night spot on Cartoon Network, giving home to cult classic TV like Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021, and Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job!, and also ridiculous parodies includingRead more…

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Monday Music News

Tycho, aka designer Scott Hansen, has an enthralling in new video for “Ascension” off his album Dive. The video is very similar to the visuals behind his show during 2012’s Decibel Festival – kaleidoscopic, colorful, psychedelic, clearly created with design, not just music, in mind. This video features a silhouetted woman wandering through a desertRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

For those who didn’t get their Coachella fix this year (or didn’t get tickets to next year’s fest), festival promoter Goldenvoice has a solution: the S.S. Coachella. Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in December, the ship sails to the Bahamas and Jamaica, and while in transit, the cruise will host performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Black Lips – Dance With You

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Dance With You” by Black Lips from theirRead more…

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Song of the Day: Diamond Rugs – Christmas In A Chinese Restaurant

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. This week we are featuring songsRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more…

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