Tag Archives: Car Seat Headrest

KEXP DJs Pick Their Most Anticipated Albums for 2018

2017 has officially come to a close, which means it’s time to start looking ahead to some of the exciting new records ahead of us in 2018. We asked some of KEXP’s DJs which albums they’re most looking forward to in the coming year, both confirmed and alluded to by the artists themselves. From legendaryRead more…

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Friday Music News

Sigur Rós is hosting the first year of their festival Norður og Niður right now in Iceland and last night My Bloody Valentine‘s Kevin Shields performed a rare solo show. Fan-made footage of his set has emerged on Instagram and shows Shields playing guitar with a drummer behind him. It’s recently been revealed that My Bloody Valentine is releasingRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Will Toledo’s Car Seat Headrest have unveiled a (sort of) new song today, “Beach Life-In-Death.” The 13-minute single is actually an updated version of a song of the same name off of Car Seat Headrest’s 2011 Bandcamp album Twin Fantasy. The previous version was a fan-favorite and the new one is a sprawling epic thatRead more…

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Throwaway Style: Summer is Over (If You Want It)

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in the Northwest region, every Thursday on the KEXP Blog. ThisRead more…

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Friday Music News

Today, Bandcamp is donating all of its proceeds from music sales to the Transgender Law Center and Car Seat Headrest is one of the artists using that as an opportunity to share new music via the platform. Check out the track “War Is Coming (If You Want It) [March Mix]” which will receive an officialRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/17

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 17th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Portugal. The Man The Late Show withRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival, Day 3: Car Seat Headrest

It hit around “Maud Gone”: Will Toledo has finally found a band as talented as he is. For many years, Car Seat Headrest existed as the bedroom project of Will Toledo, releasing countless albums of expressive, vibrant pop/punk. However, after being signed to Matador, Toledo began recording and touring with a full band, including guitarist EthanRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Videoasis at Northwest Film Forum 5/24

Remember spending nights staying up watching MTV, waiting for your favorite video to come on? Over three decades after the network’s launch and the official dawn of the format for mainstream audiences, music videos have continued to be a major way for fans to interact with music. The Northwest has added to the pantheon over theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

UK trio alt-J stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in support of their upcoming release, Relaxer. Watch them perform the track “In Cold Blood” with house band The Roots helping out. Relaxer is out June 2nd via Canvasback. alt-J will be LIVE on KEXP on Sunday, April 23rd; catch them live at WaMuRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s Car Seat Headrest is no stranger to covers: founder/frontman Will Toledo has previously taken on tracks by Radiohead and Bowie. Today, they add another musical icon to the list: The Smiths. Listen to his lovely, acoustic cover of “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore” below. Car Seat Headrest play a kinda-close-to-hometown show at the Sasquatch!Read more…

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