Tag Archives: Danger Mouse

Live Video: Broken Bells

It’s hard to imagine a better indie pop dream team than this – a multi-Grammy winning producer Danger Mouse (a.k.a. Brian Burton) and a beloved singer-songwriter James Mercer (of the Shins), each responsible for some of the most infectious songs you’ve heard in the past ten years, joining to create blissful music together. Unsurprisingly, theirRead more...

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Album Review: Broken Bells - After The Disco

“Oh London moon, help me stumble home, help me lose myself along the way.” So begins the return of Broken Bells, the all-too-perfect team up between now legendary producer Danger Mouse (Brian Burton) and the genius songwriter who gave us the Shins, James Mercer. After The Disco is the soundtrack to the rest of yourRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Pixies have shared a new video for the atmospheric track “Magdalena” off their latest EP-2 (read an in-depth review of the EP on the KEXP Blog here). Check it out below, and don’t forget to tune in to KEXP on Tuesday, February 18th for a LIVE session from this legendary band, including the debut ofRead more...

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Out This Week 5/17

One of our many guests performing this Friday at the Sunset Tavern in Ballard during our annual Hood to Hood broadcast, Point Juncture, WA (actually from Portland) has a stunning new album out this week on local label Mt. Fuji Records. Our Music Director, Don Yates, says that the band’s “visceral take on their atmosphericRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

If you can’t get enough of Stephin Merritt, the Magnetic Fields, or Strange Powers, the documentary on the enigmatic musician that ran at the SIFF in June, then you’re in luck. Not only has bonus footage from Strange Powers been released, which will be included on the documentary’s DVD that is coming out next year,Read more...

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Out This Week 7/13

Her first album was named for her father, her second for her mother, and now, M.I.A. fully comes into her own with the third, and self-titled, album Maya. Sometimes stylized as /\/\ /\ Y /\), this group of songs developed after the creation of her N.E.E.T. record label, the controversy she’s stirred in the press,Read more...

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Thursday News Threads

Yep, James Mercer and Danger Mouse are making a band now. Not just recording tracks or whatever. But for realz. They even have a potentially impermanent name: Broken Bells! They might very well make the catchiest songs ever, I bet. Hey guys. Guys -- did you hear? Pavement is reuniting! But if a year isRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Sometimes the best gifts come in large, multi-men packages. Broken Social Scene and their hairy harem are working on a new album with famed producer and Tortoise/ The Sea and Cake member, John McEntire. If you want to catch a glimpse of the guys, you can find ‘em at Soma Electronic Music Studio in ChicagoRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

In case you missed it, the shortlist for the 33 1/3 series was revealed over the weekend and reactions have been far from positive. As Prefix Mag points out, much of the list -- including albums from AC/DC, The Beatles, Bowie, etc. -- is comprised of bands that have had titles in the series beforeRead more...

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