Tag Archives: Cass McCombs

Song of the Day: Cass McCombs – Opposite House

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Opposite House” by CassRead more…

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Music that Matters: The Light Is Clear In My Eyes

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 534 – The Light Is Clear In My Eyes CherylRead more…

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In Stores Now 8/29

While KEXP celebrated their landmark 1989 debut last Friday, De La Soul released their eighth album (and first in 12 years). KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “a lengthy, somewhat inconsistent set with a diverse sound ranging from funky hip hop and smooth R&B to hypnotic electro-pop and metallic rap-rock.” On his sophomore full-length,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Australian rock outfit Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds are gearing up to release not only their new album, Skeleton Tree, but also a feature film. One More Time With Feeling, directed by Andrew Dominik, features interviews with the band and footage of them performing songs from the new album. The movie premieres on SeptemberRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Happy 75th birthday, Bob Dylan! In honor of this momentous occasion, Animal Collective have decided to pay tribute to the legendary singer-songwriter. The experimental pop outfit shared their remix of Dylan’s 1963 song “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright.” On paper, this combination doesn’t make any sense, but trust me, it’s pretty darn amazing. [Stereogum]

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Out This Week 12/11

Warpaint bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg shares her debut solo album under the moniker jennylee. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release “brings a bit more of a rhythmic emphasis to her regular band’s brooding, goth-tinged dream-pop, while still sharing a dark sound with atmospheric guitars and keyboards along with hypnotic rhythms.” Former Vivian GirlsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

METZ go for broke on their latest track “Eraser.” It’s an intense piece of noise rock that will leave you anxious yet mesmerized. The single is being offered as a limited edition – only 1,000 copies – pressed on green vinyl, which will release on January 22. Pre-order here via Subpop. [CoS]

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Thursday Music News

Along with a delightfully handwritten note detailing her intentions in creating her upcoming album, Glasser (Cameron Mesirow) released a new track, “Shape,” as a prelude to the album which is due out in October. Cameron writes, “I have been thinking about space. Not only outer space and physical boundaries but also inner mental space…I thought about architecture,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

As part of the Less Artists More Condo’s series put out by Famous Class, Cass McCombs gives us his sparse and sad, “If You Loved Me Before.” LAMC is a series which benefits  Ariel Panero Memorial Fund at VH1 Save the Music, which helps put music back in schools. The track is one half of theRead more…

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Live Review: John Cale with Cass McCombs @ Showbox at the Market 12/6/12

The expectations are always a little different when you go see a musician who is potentially past his/her prime. John Cale has been playing for over thirty years, and as a seminal member of the Velvet Underground and a striking solo artist since the 70s, there is an incredible amount of material he can pullRead more…

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