Tag Archives: Bon Iver

Monday Music News

Minneapolis band Poliça released their single “Tiff” from their upcoming album, and the song features Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. The track a synth pop dream – darkly lit by the echos of Vernon’s voice in the background. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

This morning, KEXP premiered the first single, from the forthcoming solo release by Death Cab for Cutie frontman Benjamin Gibbard. Former Lives will be available via Barsuk on October 16th, but you can pre-order it now and listen to “Teardrop Windows” streaming below or on MP3. Long-running music program Austin City Limits will begin itsRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Fresh of their 2012 release Reign of Terror, ear splitting power-pop outfit Sleigh Bells have teamed up with the fast fingered hip hop producer AraabMuzik for a fall U.S. tour. In their very first tweet ever (one tweet, over 36,000 followers…), Sleigh Bells predicts “It’s gonna be dope.” We concur. Kill Rock Stars has hasRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Having dubbed August “Elliott Smith Month,” Kill Rock Stars is celebrating what would have been Elliott Smith’s 43rd birthday by releasing a series of rare tracks from the singer-songwriter’s recording sessions with the label. The first release is an alternative take of “Alameda” off his 1997 album Either/Or. In addition to the unreleased tracks, KRSRead more…

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Monday Music News

Indie rock/hip-hop duo Matt and Kim locked themselves in their home studio this past winter to watch an excessive amount of Game of Thrones / Downton Abbey.  Oh, and of course, to work on their upcoming fall release, Lightning, which, today, has just seen its first single, “Let’s Go,” released today on both Soundcloud and iTunes.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Brookyln-based synth-pop band Lemonade released a video for their album-closer and KEXP favorite “Softkiss” today. The video, which features the band standing in a brightly lit room, walking through a waterfall, and standing under some sort of planetary eclipse (that is secretly [SPOILER ALERT] a disco ball!), feels, like most things Lemonade does, straight outRead more…

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Friday Music News

Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has been mostly quiet since the legendary alternative rock pioneers disbanded last year, but he’s broken that silence in a loud way this morning. “10 Million BC”, the first taste of his forthcoming solo album, was premiered this morning, and it sounds like nothing Buck has ever done, R.E.M. orRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 3

Hey Marseilles opened the day up on the main stage with a great set of Seattle’s favorites. Their vast instrumentation and soaring melodies drew a large crowd for a show so early in the day. As always, their songs sounded fantastic.

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Friday on My Mind: Sasquatch!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we focus take a look at three videos centered around one subject. Today, we’re talking about Sasquatch! The Sasquatch! Music Festival has become one of the premier music festivals in the United States. Attended by tens ofRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon has partnered with Minneapolis-based rap artist Astronautilis. What began as a casual artistic endeavor resulted in a weekend-long recording session, and ultimately, enough material for an album. No word on the album’s title or release date, but it will be released by Vernon’s own label, Chigliak Records. Hip-hop soul benefactor Abel Tesfaye of bandRead more…

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