Tag Archives: Cass McCombs

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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Live Around Town This Week

December starts off with a full week of fantastic new shows to tell you about. Monday sets the bar high for one of our favorites bands - Simian Mobile Disco at Neumos. On Thursday, Neumo’s hosts another must see show with Charles Bradley and The Mehanan Street Band, and you can also check out JohnRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo have announced their new album is titled Fade and will be released by Matador on January 15. It’s their first since 2009′s Popular Songs. Check out their website for the full track list or to pre-order the album. “Stupid Things” from September’s Stupid Things EP will be on the album, albeit in a different form. In the wake ofRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

After the departure of cellist Ali Lawn earlier this year, Ra Ra Riot continued onward and have now announced the release of their third record, Beta Love. Their first record without Lawn, Beta Love (out January 22 through Barsuk) will be supported with a tour that runs across both coasts that runs from January toRead more...

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Out This Week 11/8

Bradford Cox’s “solo” project Atlas Sound tops the list of new releases this week. We couldn’t make a stronger recommendation than our Music Director, Don Yates, who calls it Cox’s “most focused and pop-leaning Atlas Sound recording to date, featuring some of his sharpest songwriting yet on this beautifully crafted set of atmospheric dream-pop withRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi has scored the upcoming Cameron Crowe film We Bought A Zoo, which will be in theaters December 23. The soundtrack, which will be released via Columbia December 13, will feature two new songs from Jónsi, new “score” material, as well as adaptations of songs from Jónsi 2010 solo album Go. ForRead more...

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Song of the Day: Cass McCombs - The Same Thing

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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