Tag Archives: Blur

Thursday Music News

Brooklyn band The National have quietly shared a new track: stream the single “Sunshine on My Back” below, featuring guest vocals from Sharon Van Etten. The track was recorded during the sessions for their 2013 release Trouble Will Find Me, and comes free with every rental or purchase of the Mistaken for Strangers documentary throughRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Musical magician Merrill Garbus, aka tUnE-yArDs, shares a new video today for the track “Wait for a Minute,” a soulful piece from last year’s album Nikki Nack. The clip, directed by SNEAL, features a pixelated Garbus singing behind an overlay of distortion, effects, and images. Watch: [Under the Radar]

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Monday Music News

Beloved Boise band Built to Spill share another track from their upcoming eighth album, Untethered Moon. Stream the single “Never Be The Same” below, which appears to have some excellent kitten action for the cover art. You can catch the boys at a hometown show on Friday, March 27th at the Treefort Music Festival inRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Artists to Watch – Winter 2015 Edition!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. There is a ridiculous amount of good music being made and released right now. So much so that it’s difficult to keepRead more…

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Thursday Music News

It’s one of the greatest animated tie-ins since “Do the Bartman”: local ladies Sleater-Kinney team up with Fox’s animated series Bob’s Burgers for the video for the track “A New Wave.” Watch what happens when oldest daughter Tina Belcher plays her copy of No Cities To Love in her bedroom boombox. The live-action version ofRead more…

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Video Roundup: 1994

Twenty years ago, music had one of its most creatively abundant years of music. 1994 saw strong debut releases in every genre, from Oasis to Outkast. Grunge was at the height of its power with excellent local releases from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, and Nirvana released their MTV Unplugged session. Sadly, it wasRead more…

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Album Review: Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots

Though it’s the first album released solely under his own name, there is a strong argument to be made that Everyday Robots is not the official solo debut of English legend Damon Albarn. That could be the soundtrack to the 1999 film Ravenous, which was the first music outside of his then-main band Blur toRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Favorite Songs of 2 minutes or less!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. We are about to wrap up the 2014 Spring Fundraising Drive later this afternoon and I’m still hoping that if you haven’tRead more…

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Coachella 2013 Lineup Announced

Here’s wishing the best seismic health to Southern California this April, as pretty much every current band you’d ever want to see will be in or around Indio, CA, for the weekends of April 12-14 and April 19-21. Why? Because of Coachella 2013. The newly announced lineup is a who’s who of indie and alternativeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Vampire Weekend have officially announced their third LP will be released in early May on XL. A new live song has surfaced online called Arms, which you can stream below. There’s no confirmation, but it’s likey that “Arms” and the new song “Unbelievers” they played live on Kimmel, will be on the third LP. [Stereogum]Read more…

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