Tag Archives: Death Cab for Cutie

Announcing the 2016 Bumbershoot Line-Up

Now that we’re in our New Home, the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival is in our own backyard of Seattle Center! And now that they’ve announced their 2016 line-up, we’re even more excited: local boys Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Death Cab for Cutie, and (former Seattleite) Father John Misty are playing this year, as wellRead more…

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Boys Don’t Cry: KEXP’s Robert Smith Birthday Video Roundup

10:15 on a Thursday morning, and today happens to be the birthday of Robert Smith, godfather of goth (even though he hates that term) and legendary frontman of The Cure. It’s hard to believe, but The Cure will be here Memorial Day weekend, headlining the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival. Throughout his forty year music career,Read more…

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Monday Music News

If you caught last week’s KEXP session, you know Diarrhea Planet‘s forthcoming full-length, Turn to Gold, is a rollicking set of rock n’ roll fun. Check out the album version of “Let It Out” below, a barely-three-minute ‘slice of ’80s-inspired rock (does anyone else hear some Bryan Adams in there?). Turn to Gold comes outRead more…

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Monday Music News

Nominations were announced this morning for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, and many KEXP faves were on the list, including Kendrick Lamar, who garnered 11 nominations for his latest To Pimp A Butterfly. Courtney Barnett was nominated for Best New Artist, while local boys Death Cab for Cutie will battle for Best Rock Album. ThisRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mr. West

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 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 2015, as votedRead more…

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Monday Music News

Over the weekend, long-running TV series Austin City Limits aired an excellent double-bill featuring The War on Drugs and TV on the Radio. TVotR highlighted five tracks from last year’s excellent full-length Seeds, while TWoD focused on 2014’s stellar Lost in the Dream. Watch below, and keep track of all these musical highlights with KEXP’sRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 28th: • Oh Land, Panic is Perfect at The Crocodile // 21+ (more info)

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Thursday Music News

While we’d naturally prefer you to keep listening to KEXP, there’s several great full album streams out today, too. Yo La Tengo share their forthcoming full-length, Stuff Like That There, which hits stores August 28th via Matador Records (stream here). Much like the band’s 1990 release Fakebook, the album consists of covers, and reunites themRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/13

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 13th: Last Call with Carson Daly: King Tuff (R) Conan: Death Cab for CutieRead more…

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Monday Music News

Ben Gibbard continues his campaign against L.A. with the Death Cab for Cutie video for “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive.” The clip for the latest Kintsugi single features the band on a celebrity-sighting tour bus with Gibbard as the reluctant tour guide. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Gibbard explains, “For every great thing aboutRead more…

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