Tag Archives: Chvrches

Friday Music News

By Britta Plyler and Janice Headley Texas guitar great Leon Bridges has contributed a track to the upcoming Will Smith film, Concussion, a biographical thriller based on the life of Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist who took on the National Football League. For the soundtrack, Bridges contributes the soulful, dramatic single “So Long,” which youRead more…

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Live Review: Chvrches at Paramount Theatre 10/14/15

A massive lighting rig. Pulsating four-on-the-floor beats. A constant, insistent bass presence in every song. Choruses that, in the moment, seem like they can actually propel the audience to the heights the singer is claming she’ll go to. This is not Chvrches, the Glasgow basement project that emerged in a tidal wave of hype inRead more…

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Monday Music News

Boston punk band The Real Kids had a surprise hit in 1977 with the track “All Kindsa Girls,” and now all-girl trio Ex Hex give it a modern spin with their rendition, shared below. Lead vocalist Mary Timony described it to NME as, “just a great song, the kind of song that you wish youRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/28

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, September 28th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Fidlar Last Call with Carson Daly: Cherry Glazerr Wednesday, SeptemberRead more…

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Out This Week 9/28

It’s getting hard to keep up with all the great fall releases. If you thought last week was jam-packed, just check out what’s in store this week! Kurt Vile‘s highly-anticipated sixth solo album is out. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “another first-rate outing of expansive, folk-tinged psych-rock, with a consistently strong set ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s a good day for album streams: not only can you hear the upcoming Kurt Vile release in its entirety on the KEXP Blog, you can also listen to the new one from Scottish trio CHVRCHES below, via NPR Music. The highly-anticipated sophomore release, Every Open Eye, hits the streets this Friday, September 25th viaRead more…

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Friday Music News

The Decemberists waste no time. Earlier this year they released the LP What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World and now they’re back at it. Today they’ve announced plans to release a 5-track EP of songs that didn’t make the album, called Florasongs, on October 9. Listen to the album’s opening track, “Why WouldRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s such a great day for new videos! Let’s kick things off with a new clip from KEXP faves Tame Impala. In the video for the single “Let It Happen”, a business man goes on a very bad trip. Whoa. Let it happen, indeed. The anxiety-inducing short0film was directed by David Wilson, and the trackRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Scottish trio CHVRCHES share a track from their highly-anticipated sophomore release Every Open Eye. Stream the opening cut from the album below. Every Open Eye hits stores on September 25th via Glassnote, and the band are playing an all-ages show Wednesday, October 14th at The Paramount. [Spin]

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Video Roundup: Word To Your Mother

This Sunday, it’s Mother’s Day, as if you needed a day to remind you to show your mother how much you care. While you’re making her breakfast in bed or adding extra glitter to your macaroni art card, KEXP has put together this paternal playlist for you to enjoy as you do. Enjoy, and HappyRead more…

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