Tag Archives: Caribou

Wednesday Music News

It’s been three long years, but Brooklyn band The Drums are back with a new song. Stripped back down to the founding duo of Jonny Pierce and Jacob Graham, Pierce explained the new song to Noisey.com: “It’s about shedding off what binds you and protecting what’s good, finding a safe place away from everyone andRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Okay, not “exactly” music news, but it’s just been announced that none other than Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman as the host of CBS’ The Late Show in 2015! Letterman announced his retirement earlier this month with a performance from Joseph Arthur, accompanied by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and Peter Buck, and hasRead more...

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Album Review: DJ Koze - Amygdala

Making a truly timeless record is really, really hard. Without the ability to look into the future and see what sounds and styles are going to fall out of fashion, artists often just have to take the gamble and see what happens. With all the knowledge and ability you have as an artist, you needRead more...

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Album Review: Daphni - Jiaolong

Daphni is the new project and new pseudonym for Canadian electronic artist Dan Snaith, most famous for his work as Caribou. With 2011′s Swim, he got all kinds of well-deserved attention, including the 2011 Juno award for electronic artist of the year. But since then, Snaith has had a bone to pick. As an electronicRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Yesterday was a sad day for Seattle Mariners fans, as Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the Yankees. In his personal response to these events, Ben Gibbard has written an upbeat yet melancholy tribute to the well-loved baseball player entitled “Ichiro’s Theme”. Listen to it below:

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About the Sun

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. This week the sun has remained with Seattle for more than a few consecutive days, so in honor of this momentous occasion,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A diverse week of live music will start out what is looking to be an amazing October of live music. On to the action: Monday, October 4th CARIBOU with Emeralds @ Chop Suey There was a stretch after Caribou‘s 2010 album Swim was released earlier this year when I think one out of every fourRead more...

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Oh, Canada!

Happy 143rd, Canada! From BC to Quebec, New Brunswick to Nova Scotia, this holiday is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the great Canadian bands that you’ve probably heard right here on KEXP, from indie rock favorites like Montreal’s Arcade Fire, Vancouver’s The New Pornographers, Toronto’s Owen Pallett, and some infectious Francophone power pop from Malajube,Read more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from late May

We didn’t spend a lot of time in the studio with live performances in late May because we had too much fun taking live bands out to West Seattle and Easy Street Records for our Hood to Hood day. Though we might have lacked quantity we made up for it with quality! This set featuresRead more...

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Sound and Vision: A video roundup - March Madness!

Hello! I have friends who like basketball and their teams lost those basketball games that happened over the month of March. I know nothing about basketball and March Madness makes me think of someone going crazy in the month of March, so dedicate this month’s Sound & Vision post to everyone who likes basketball andRead more...

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