Tag Archives: Car Seat Headrest

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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Punchdrunk Lovesick Singalong: KEXP’s Radiohead Covers Roundup

It’s no surprise that Radiohead‘s Saturday show at Key Arena is sold out; the band have amassed a rabid fan base since forming in Abingdon, Oxfordshire back in 1985. And, it’s no surprise that this roundup of Radiohead covers goes on and on; many of our favorite artists cite Radiohead as one of their faves.Read more…

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Music Heals: Stories & Songs from our Listeners, Part One

All day long, KEXP is teaming up with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center to present Music Heals, dedicated to the power of music to lift our spirits and heal our souls in the face of cancer. From 6 AM to 6 PM, John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will tell theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Did all the new lights in the KEXP Live Room get to him? Because Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest is talking about collaborating with… Smash Mouth. Yeah, the band behind karaoke go-to “All Star.” In an interview with Australia’s Triple J radio, he says a project “kind of remains a mysterious front,” but adds,Read more…

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KEXP Turns on the Bright Lights

What do Regina Spektor, Los Campesinos, and Mark Eitzel have in common? All these artists have performed (or are soon to perform) in KEXP’s innovative Live Room. On January 10th, Car Seat Headrest played the first public concert in the room to feature new state-of-the-art lighting. Seizing the moment, lead singer Will Toledo sang whileRead more…

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Announcing the 2017 Coachella Music Festival Lineup

Yesterday, the 2017 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival line-up rolled out — this year’s headliners include Radiohead, Beyonce, and Kendrick Lamar as headliners, with Seattle’s own Tacocat, Car Seat Headrest, and The Head & the Heart also on the impressive bill. On the weekends of April 14-16 and April 21-23, at the Empire PoloRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2016, Part 2

For the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2016 lists in anticipation of KEXP Listener’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2016, which we will reveal, and countdown on air, this Friday starting at 6AM. KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes asRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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