Tag Archives: Daphni

Midnight in a Perfect World: LoneLady

LoneLady is the music project of British vocalist/guitarist Julie Campbell, an artist heavily inspired by the post-punk and leftfield-disco movements of the early 1980s. She’s tweaked these influential, groovy sounds to her own liking over two albums released on the esteemed UK label Warp Records and she showcases her influences as well as her moreRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

English rockers New Order have announced a new album, their follow up to 2013’s Lost Sirens, called Music Complete. The album will feature collabs with Iggy Pop, Brandon Flowers, and Elly Jackson of La Roux. Music Complete drops on September 25. Watch the album trailer below. [Pitchfork]

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Song of the Day: Caribou – Our Love

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Today‚Äôs song, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Our Love” by Caribou from theRead more…

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Album Review: Daphni – Jiaolong

Daphni is the new project and new pseudonym for Canadian electronic artist Dan Snaith, most famous for his work as Caribou. With 2011’s Swim, he got all kinds of well-deserved attention, including the 2011 Juno award for electronic artist of the year. But since then, Snaith has had a bone to pick. As an electronicRead more…

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Out This Week 10/16

Seattle’s own The Maldives lead this week’s list of new releases. Led by songwriter Jason Dodson, the band has previously performed with nine or more members, is now a lean six-piece with a grittier sound. Our Music Director, Don yates, calls their third album “their sharpest batch to date, ranging from Thin Lizzy-influenced rockers toRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Feist took home the 2012 Polaris Music Prize for Best Canadian Album on Monday night, beating out Grimes, Japandroids, and Kathleen Edwards. Feist, who described winning as “getting the Valentine from the right boy”, had previously been nominated for 2007’s The Reminder and twice as a member of Broken Social Scene. Along with bragging rights,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Yesterday was a sad day for Seattle Mariners fans, as Ichiro Suzuki has been traded to the Yankees. In his personal response to these events, Ben Gibbard has written an upbeat yet melancholy tribute to the well-loved baseball player entitled “Ichiro’s Theme”. Listen to it below:

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