Tag Archives: Deerhoof

Monday Music News

“Life is a pre-existing condition,” says Mike McCready . In a video released today, the Pearl Jam guitarist voiced support of preserving the Affordable Care Act in the upcoming Presidential elections. While the band has been known for typically favoring liberal policies and politicians, this particular issue directly hits McCready, who has been living withRead more…

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Live Review: Cool like Satomi, Deerhoof Destroys The Vera 9/28

Many have argued that Deerhoof is objectively the best band in the world. Yeah, that’s probably a bit hyperbolic, but ath the Vera Project last week, Deerhoof made that radical claim seem like an understatement. Coming off of their new record, Breakup Song, Deerhoof seems to be just as on their game as they everRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we keep everyone entertained and busy. The week starts with Tegan & Sara at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, and then with Rose’s Pawn Shop, Tumbleweed, and Wanderers at Tractor Tavern on Tuesday night. Then, things get crazy with 5 straight days of Decibel Festival. This is Seattle’s Annual festival of electronic music, performance, visual art andRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

A little over a week after the release of their third LP A Fragrant World, Yeasayer has put out a video for the album’s track “Longevity.” Watch lead singer Chris Keating age quickly throughout the course of the song before devolving completely into an eyeless skeleton (highly reminiscent of Gus Fring’s final moments) in theRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Last week, New Order announced two charity benefit shows for band friend Michael Schamberg, who produced a number of the band’s early videos. The band also noted the absence of their long-suffering bassist Peter Hook, an exclusion that Hook has responded to with liberal use of caps lock and a self-comparison to Freddie Mercury. CheckRead more…

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Monday News Roundup 4/25

Enigmatic brother-sister synthpop duo The Knife haven’t released a proper album since 2006’s acclaimed Silent Shout – despite spearheading the noise opera Tomorrow, In A Year and the release of Fever Ray‘s fantastic solo album — but it looks like that’s all set to change. An announcement on the band’s website claims that they’re “currentlyRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 22 MURS with Tabi Bonney, Whole Wheat Bread, Ab-Soul, DJ Foundation @ El Corazon Gregarious and haphazardly-dreadlocked Los Angeles MC Murs will be at El Corazon on Tuesday night, exactly two weeks removed from the release of Melrose, his new project with Terrace Martin. Let’s just say that with the new album MursRead more…

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Song of the Day: Deerhoof – Behold A Marvel In The Darkness

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s song, featured on theRead more…

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Out This Week 1/25

This week’s list of new releases is full of challenges. As you head out, you’ll find yourself testing the limits of your strength as you lug around your shopping cart full of all the great new albums on record store shelves today and the endurance of your ears as you listen to it all. ButRead more…

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

Soul singer Solomon Burke died yesterday at age 70. In the first half of his career, Burke’s popularity apexed in the 60’s, and though he wasn’t quite as famous as some of those who came after him, he’s remembered as one who set the stage for other soulful singers like Isaac Hayes and Barry White.Read more…

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