Tag Archives: Cut Copy

KEXP Suggests: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013

Electronic music’s second massive wave of popularity is in full swing. For the first time since disco, Top 40 music is far more influenced by modern dance trends than traditional R&B or rock elements. By and large, the highest paid DJs do better than the highest paid rappers. After being critically beloved darlings for overRead more...

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Monday Music News

One voice that has definitely not been heard in the open letter to Miley Cyrus ballgame is Sufjan Stevens -- but don’t worry, because he has finally voiced an opinion. His main advice: embrace grammar! Finding delicacy and delight in the present perfect continuous tense, Sufjan encourages the musician to continue her “Present. Perfect. Continuous.Read more...

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Monday Music News

Cut Copy released their new single in the most novel way I’ve heard in a long time -- at Pitchfork, you could claim a vinyl copy of the single as long as you were one of the first 120 to arrive. The one-sided record was then cut and pressed before you, and engraved with theRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Despite being one of his busiest ever years in terms of musical output, Beck has yet to release an album in 2012. That will (sort of) change in December when he and McSweeny’s release Beck Hansen’s Song Reader, a collection of sheet music of unreleased and unrecorded Beck songs. The 108-page book will contain musicalRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Bon Iver, Wilco, Death Cab For Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Cut Copy, Radiohead, Raphael Saadiq, The Decemberists, Los Amigos Invisibles, Fleet Foxes, Gillian Welch, Femi Kuti, Tinariwen, Daft Punk... you might not believe that this is a list of nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards if you didn’t check out the entire list yourself. Sure,Read more...

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival, 10/15-10/16

review by Kat Metrovich all photos by Dave Lichterman A music festival in the middle of San Francisco Bay is an irresistible opportunity. Cheap plane tickets, a friend to stay with and tickets... you’re set! And the MVP of Treasure Island Music Festival was really the beauty and magic that is San Francisco itself. LastRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

While it may not directly concern the indie artists you’re used to hearing on KEXP, it’s worth mentioning that for the first time since 2004, music sales are up, and it’s primarily due to a digital purchasing boom of albums by artists such as Eminem, Beyonce, and Adele. Eminem’s 2010 best-selling release Recovery recently madeRead more...

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Austin City Limits Lineup Announced

Austin is nearly indisputably the live music capital of the US, and no more is this more apparent than in this year’s Austin City Limits Festival. Taking place September 16-18 in Austin’s Zilker Park, the fest sports a lineup of heavyweights that would make even Coachella feel humbled. Read ‘em and weep (or rush toRead more...

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Live Review: Hanging onto Every Heartbeat with Cut Copy & Holy Ghost! @ Showbox SODO 4/12

photos by Dave Lichterman April is my birthday month. The week of my birthday kicked off two of my fave bands Foals (my #1 album of 2010) and Cut Copy (my current #1 of 2011). One of my Top 3 shows of my short life (enter laughter here) was Foals. I saw them in-studio thenRead more...

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