Tag Archives: Conor Oberst

Record Store Day Black Friday 2016 Preview

Black Friday is upon us, and nothing makes us happier than the blackest black of a vinyl record! This year’s Black Friday is extra special for us, as local label Light In The Attic Records will be opening a store in the KEXP Gathering Space, bringing the exclusive, limited-edition releases right to us. This annualRead more…

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Friday Music News

Durham, NC duo Sylvan Esso (aka Mountain Man’s Amelia Meath and Megafaun’s Nick Sanborn) share a fun new track today, “Kick Jump Twist,” the b-side to “Radio” which came out earlier this year. As the title implies, it’s a fun, energetic single — check it out below. Both tracks are out today on a 12″Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

It’s been, like, eleven months — we’re overdue for a new Ty Segall album! All kidding aside, the prolific artist has announced a new self-titled LP coming out January 27th via Drag City. Check out the first single, “Orange Color Queen,” below. The track is quite a departure from January’s Emotional Mugger — no rubberRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Chaz Bundick is an endless whirlwind of creativity, whether recording as Toro Y Moi or as PLUM, Les Sins, or Sides of Chaz. Now he’s got another project to add to the list: a collaboration with sibling duo The Mattson 2. The LP is titled (wait for it) Chaz Bundick Meets the Mattson 2, andRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/24

Last week, we got the seventh solo album from Conor Oberst. This week, we’ve got a box set from his old project, Bright Eyes. You get six remastered, reissued vinyl copies of Fevers and Mirrors (2000), LIFTED or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2002), I’m Wide Awake, It’sRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 10/24

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, October 24th: Last Call with Carson Daly: Moving Units Tuesday, October 25th: The Late ShowRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/17

Veteran LA-based artist Moby debuts his new project, Moby & The Void Pacific Choir, and KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes their first LP is “a potent set of noisy, goth-tinged post-punk with loud, distorted synths, rumbling guitars, pounding industrial rhythms, dour vocals, soaring song hooks, shouted choruses and dystopian, politically charged lyrics.” Australian duoRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Seattle sweethearts Tacocat share a new video today. It’s super-meta, but watch a clip for “The Internet” right here… on the internet. The clip, directed by Faye Orlove, is its own Throwback Thursday through technology from that familiar AOL mail icon to emoticons and more. You won’t find it on “Tacogle” (watch the clip), butRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Following a carefree, celebratory set at the Sasquatch! Music Festival as Big Grams, Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter strip back down to Phantogram for their forthcoming full-length, Three. Get a taste with a video for the first single “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore,” directed by Grant Singer (the Weeknd, Future, Skrillex). Carter tells Pitchfork,Read more…

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It’s Gonna Blow (Well, Eventually): A Mount St. Helens Video Roundup

Just on the horizon, lurks Mount St. Helens, sitting 100 miles south of Seattle and 50 miles northeast of Portland. It was on May 18th, 1980, at 8:32 AM PT that it resulted in the most destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States. Will Mt. St. Helens erupt again? Scientists say yes,Read more…

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