Tag Archives: Daft Punk

2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. Camera Obscura, 6/22/13 // photo by Morgen Schuler (view set) Hans’ 2013 Top Ten Albums rank artistRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP Listeners’ Top Albums of 2013

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. If you missed it yesterday, we had our One Day Radio Rally. KEXP along with five of our fellow public radio stationsRead more…

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Get Ready for the One-Day Radio Rally!

I’m a sucker for a good B-side. As a teenager, one of my favorite cassettes was the 1984 Warner Bros. compilation Revenge of the Killer B’s. My classmates might have recognized some of the featured artists (Talking Heads, the B-52’s, Depeche Mode, Madonna), but they didn’t know these songs. Familiarity with flipsides was a badgeRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more…

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Monday Music News

Congratulations to local hip-hop heroes Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who were nominated last Friday for the 56th Grammy Awards in seven categories, including Best New Artist, Song of the Year and Album of the Year. James Blake also received a nomination for Best New Artist, and Daft Punk racked up four nominations, including Album ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

Daft Punk‘s new video for Random Access Memories track “Instant Crush” shows that even inanimate object can have their own tragic love story. A museum mannequin was sculpted into Strokes frontman Julian Casablancas likeness by Tony Gardener, the makeup artist behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

Seattle band La Luz debuted a new track today from their upcoming album, It’s Alive on Hardly Art. “Pink Slime” is full of deliciously eerie organs and perfectly synced four part doo-wops. Combine a plot about a cool girl gang and a spooky beach party and you would probably end up with La Luz as theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Freshly signed to Sub Pop, Rose Windows have wasted no time making gentle waves with their “hard-hitting hippie” style of psychedelic Sabbath-influenced rock. “Wartime Lovers” is a tambourine tangled track with harmonies that swirl and captivated to boot – singer Rabia’s deep and melodic voice soothes while stirring distant collective memories of stormy desert plainsRead more…

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Out This Week 5/21

Among all the new releases this week, it’s hard to escape the one from Daft Punk. Their new album, Random Access Memories, is the first by the band in eight years. The 13-track record begins with a bang via its track “Give Life Back to Music”, a funky, 70’s-inspired song with trademark robot-style vocals. Shoulder-swayingRead more…

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Monday Music News

Daft Punk are shamelessly promoting the release of their upcoming record Random Access Memories in this futuristic, sci-fi teaser. The video, aptly titled “Random Access Memories Unboxed,” features robotic entities unwrapping the new album and playing it on their conveniently old-school record player. Take a look, you’ll even hear the first few seconds of theirRead more…

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