Tag Archives: Cults

Live at the Capitol Hill Block Party: Cults

It is not often that someone says something about music that totally changes the way I think of a band. Bob Boilen, host of NPR Music’s All Songs Considered podcast, did this in his recent discussion of the best music of the year so far. Choosing Cults’ opening cut, “Abducted,” as his favorite of theRead more…

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again — for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more…

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Out This Week 6/7

You may have noticed that our Summer Membership Drive is going on right now at KEXP, so we’d like to take this opportunity to remind our supporting members of one of the many services that your financial support helps provide… FREE MUSIC! Yes, you certainly do hear plenty of that on our airwaves and streamingRead more…

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Live Review: Cults with Magic Kids and White Arrows @ The Crocodile 4/11

photos and review by James Bailey It was still early in the night as I walked into the mostly empty Crocodile Cafe. There were a few tall tables placed throughout the small crowd, so I assume the venue wasn’t thinking there would be a packed house.

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Monday News Roundup

If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you may not have known that LCD Soundsystem played their final gig Saturday night at a sold-out Madison Square Garden. The three and a half-hour extravaganza included guest spots by Arcade Fire, Reggie Watts, Shit Robot, and The Juan MacLean, and covers ofRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 3/23

LCD Soundsystem‘s immortal “All My Friends” gets the cover treatment from Will Wiesenfeld’s Baths in this clip from The AV Club’s Undercover series. Watch Wiesenfeld croon while tourmate Dexter from Houses provides truly organic percussion.

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KEXP at CMJ, Day 3: Cults

When this punk rocker and this psychedelic surf enthusiast met in film school, they probably spent hours dissecting their favorite TV shows, movies, books and, most importantly, albums. Somewhere along the way, one of them might have tossed out the idea of writing something together. And from there, the Cults was born. With their loveRead more…

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KEXP at CMJ: Day 3

Today we wrap up our three-day broadcast at the Ace Hotel NYC, sponsored by Toyota’s Free Yr Radio, with live performances from Glasser, Devotchka, Colin Meloy, Cults, The Extra Lens (featuring John Darnielle and Franklin Bruno), and a special DJ set by The Roots’ ?uestlove. Here’s today’s lineup: 7am PST / 10am EST Glasser 9amRead more…

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Song of the Day: Cults – Go Outside

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. Each and every Friday, we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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