Tag Archives: Courtney Barnett

2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Stevie Zoom

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Indie folk darling Angel Olsen kicked off her North American tour last night in Charlottesville and treated the audience to a surprise cover of beloved icon David Bowie’s “Five Years.” The song comes from 1972’s classic The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. Olsen recently released a new collection ofRead more…

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Live Review: Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile at the Moore Theatre 10/21

Categorization systems are important for us as humans. It’s how we make sense of this sometimes nonsensical world we live in. Which is why as soon as radio delivered us a bevy of different styles of music, we immediately had to put everyone into categories, starting with the basics: jazz, rock, classical, and eventually getting hyper-specificRead more…

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Friday Music News

Lackadaisical singer/songwriters Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile joined forces last month release the collaborative album Lotta Sea Lice. Since then they’ve been on tour and last night were the musical guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. They performed “Over Everything” on the broadcast show and shot a black & white acoustic version of “Continental Breakfast” for the web-exclusive. Barnett andRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/16

On her fifth full-length, Dallas-bred, New York-based artist St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) “successfully combines bigger production with some of her most personal songs to date,” notes KEXP Music Director Don Yates. “The album’s diverse sound ranges from frenetic New Wave and slinky funk-pop to lush, string-laded ballads on songs combining an intricately textured, denselyRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Cleveland post-punk band Cloud Nothings are following up this year’s Life Without Sound with a new track, “Relief.” The previously unreleased demo is a contribution to a forthcoming benefit compilation, Taking It To Heart, Volume Two, which is raising money for the Heart And Stroke Foundation. Frontman Dylan Baldi said of the stripped down, lo-fi track, “IRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

In early June, Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett and American singer/songwriter Kurt Vile announced that they would be teaming up for a collaborative tour featuring an “all-star band” called The Sea Lice which is a revolving cast of musicians that includes Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag), Stella Mozgawa (Warpaint), Rob Laakso (The Violators, The Swirlies, Mice Parade), and Katie Harkin (Harkin, Sky Larkin, andRead more…

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Music That Matters: Big Gay Podcast 2017

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. 570 – Big Gay Podcast 2017 DJ Riz and LarryRead more…

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Song of the Gay: Courtney Barnett – How To Boil An Egg

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. All this week we are celebrating Seattle Pride and PrideFest 2017 by featuring all LGBTQRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Peter Perrett

Back in 1989, The Replacements covered the song “Another Girl Another Planet,” originally by late ’70s UK power-punk band The Only Ones, and it never would’ve happened if not for their former manager Peter Jesperson, who put the song on a mix tape for the tour van. Jesperson will be familiar to KEXP listeners —Read more…

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