Tag Archives: Chairlift

Sound and Vision: A Collection of David Bowie Covers

It goes without saying that David Bowie was an inspiration to generations: his influence can be heard in every genre from grunge to new wave to classical. Bowie transcended every style over the past 50 years, and there will truly be no one else like him in music history. As KEXP pays tribute to DavidRead more…

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Friday Music News

Portland psychedelic rockers The Dandy Warhols have shared “You Are Killing Me,” their latest music since their 2012 album, This Machine. This track is the band’s first release since signing with their new label Dine Alone Records. “You Are Killing Me” is a catchy rock number with an old school sound. Here’s hoping that theyRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s been over four years since Fleet Foxes dominated KEXP’s Top Albums of 2011 countdown, and we haven’t heard much from them since frontman Robin Pecknold left Seattle for Columbia University in New York. But, over the holiday weekend, he shared a cover of the 1956 single “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” by doo-wopRead more…

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Friday Music News

Majical Cloudz‘ new album Are You Alone? drops today and is now available to stream via Spotify. This 12-track offering is the Canadian indie pop outfit’s first album since 2013’s Impersonator. They recently expanded their winter tour, and will land in Seattle at Barboza on January 23. [CoS]

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New Music Video Roundup

Seattle local Perfume Genius has posted a new video for Put Your Back N 2 It track “Dark Parts”. Featuring puppies and Scrabble with mom, it’s an adorable video for a heartwarming tune. Check it out: Following the popularity of the choose-your-own-adventure video for their tune “Met Before”, Chairlift has created another video and anotherRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Another busy schedule of shows this week. On Monday, Hot Snakes are at Neumos with The Bangs and Spider Fever, and Kelly Hogan is at the Triple Door with Puddles Pity Party. On Tuesday, there’s a free performance by The Lumineers at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard,┬áRodrigo y Gabriela are at Paramount, Kathleen Edwards isRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Real Estate have announced a Spring tour and will be playing at Neptune Theater on April 20th. While they haven’t officially announced an opener for their Seattle show yet, most American dates are being backed by Melbourne band Twerps. If you haven’t checked out Real Estate’s excellent 2011 release Days yet, do so now. OnRead more…

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Album Review: Chairlift – Something

Chairlift is one of those bands that you’ve probably heard a bunch of times before but you could never name if you were asked to. They’ve been around the block since 2005 and done almost everything. They’ve made music for haunted houses, were featured on an iPod Nano commercial in 2008, and got a VMARead more…

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Out This Week 1/24

If 2012 is really the apocalypse, we’ll at least be serenaded by lots of great music as our world goes up in flames. Yes, it’s another great week of new releases filled with KEXP favorites, new and old. In fact, we’ve long been fans of Nada Surf, who return with their sixth album this week,Read more…

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Live Review: We Are Scientists, Black Whales, Rewards @ Neumos 7/28

“Let’s explore our feelings,” bassist Chris Cain sagely and deliberately intones into the mic as the three-piece high energy rock ‘n’ roll funsters We Are Scientists take to the stage and launch into ‘Nice Guys’ — the second single from their recently released fourth studio album, Barbara. Taking their name from the song “We AreRead more…

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