Tag Archives: Brian Eno

Out This Week 7/1

With today being Canada Day and Friday the Fourth of July, the music industry world is kinda quiet this week, but there are still some stellar releases worth shooting fireworks for. Highlights include the comedy album 2776: A Millennium of American Asskickery, the brainchild of Conan/The Daily Show writer Rob Kutner, The Tonight Show writerRead more...

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Out This Week 5/6

One of the most exciting new releases of the week comes from Oakland artist Merrill Garbus, better known as tUnE-yArDs. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes her third album as “an inventive set of visceral, rhythm-driven avant-pop with consistently strong, brightly melodic songs featuring a densely layered and looped sound using a variety of colorfulRead more...

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Monday Music News

The bad news is, the Sasquatch! Music Festival has announced they’ll be canceling the Fourth of July line-up, due to poor ticket sales. The good news is, the Paramount have already snatched up headliners Kraftwerk to bring their 3-D extravaganza to their stage on July 1st. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 4th at 10Read more...

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Album Review: James Blake - Overgrown

In only a few quick years, James Blake‘s name and reputation have grown exponentially. Back in 2010, he pioneered the “post-dubstep” genre (consisting of pretty much just him back then) with the much-loved CMYK EP. His mixture of jazz, soul, and bassy undertones made for a rich and unique listening experience unlike anything else onRead more...

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Thursday Music News

If you’re a fan of Twin Peaks, Tim & Eric, and Beach House you are in for a treat this morning. Yep, that’s Ray Wise riding a majestic stallion in the photo above. It’s a screenshot from the new Eric Wareheim-directed video for Beach House’s “Wishes”. Wise lip syncs the song at a futuristic sportsRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Duluth-based band Low, whose members are going into their 20th year as a band together, have released “Just Make It Stop” from the Jeff Tweedy-produced The Invisible Way out on Sub Pop on March 18th. The album will be their 10th, and the slowcore pioneers have upped the tempo on this track -- it’s theRead more...

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Out This Week 11/13

Hardly a season goes by without some sort of release from Robert Pollard or his reunited band Guided by Voices, and among the highlights of this week’s list of new releases is the third GBV album of 2012. So what makes this so special? Our Music Director, Don Yates, thinks it might be “the strongestRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Thee Oh Sees released their cover of the Velvet Underground‘s “European Son” for the upcoming Velvet Underground & Nico 45th anniversary box set put out by Castle Face that will be released on November 6th. Remember the 6th of November because if John Dwyer, White Fence, Ty Segall, and The Fresh & Onlys have anythingRead more...

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Friday Music News

As Amanda Palmer found out and, now Animal Collective’s Deacon is discovering, crowd-sourced fundraising ain’t as easy as it seems. In late 2009, Deacon, aka Josh Dibb, visited Mali, met with supporters of the anti-slavery movement and was invited to perform the Festival in the Desert. Inspired to apply his creative energies toward supporting theRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

November 21st will see the release of Kate Bush‘s new album, 50 Words for Snow, her second release this year including Director’s Cut, wherein she reworked select songs from her back catalog. Now you can listen to 50 Words a whole week early, as the album’s streaming in its entirety over at NPR. Brian EnoRead more...

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