Tag Archives: Deerhunter

Out This Week 10/19

Deerhunter lead the pack of this week’s new releases with the seventh full-length, Fading Frontier. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “one of their most direct and melodic releases. It’s also one of their best, featuring beautifully crafted songs of atmospheric psych-pop combining a warm, often-dreamy sound with poignant lyrics reflecting on survival andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

METZ go for broke on their latest track “Eraser.” It’s an intense piece of noise rock that will leave you anxious yet mesmerized. The single is being offered as a limited edition – only 1,000 copies – pressed on green vinyl, which will release on January 22. Pre-order here via Subpop. [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Synthpop pioneers New Order return this fall with their first new album in a decade, appropriately titled Music Complete. Founding member Peter Hook does not appear on the release, but Gillian Gilbert, another original member, returns to the fold for the first time since 2001’s Get Ready. The band mostly produced the album themselves, withRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Yppah

Happy backwards, Yppah is the music project of Long Beach, CA-via-Texas producer and multi-instrumentalist Joe Corrales Jr. Over three albums on the esteemed Ninja Tune label, Yppah has become a KEXP favorite with his lush and psychedelically welcoming sound that uniquely blends downtempo, shoegaze, post-rock, soul, and pop into his own immersive style. An artistRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 3

Just like that, another year of Bumbershoot festivities has come to a close. Quite similar to Saturday and Sunday, Monday was packed to the gills with a nearly endless list of acts worth your time and attention. We braved the impossible for the third day in a row and tried to catch them all. FindRead more…

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MFNW 2013 Lineup Announced!

Seattle has no shortage of summertime music festivals and events, so why does KEXP travels= down to Portland, OR, to broadcast during MusicfestNW each year? One reason is the comfortable, neighborhood-like atmosphere of the festival itself. The other is the stellar lineup that just keeps getting better and better. Today, MFNW announced its 2013 lineup,Read more…

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Album Review: Deerhunter – Monomania

If he weren’t so dead-set on making music that could be deemed as capital “A” art, Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox could be a very good rock star. He’s outspoken, audacious, practically writes his own headlines, and is absolutely impossible to look away from when he brings his A-game (and, occasionally, when he doesn’t). So maybeRead more…

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Out This Week 5/7

It’s funny that while we’re getting some of our brightest days right now here in Seattle, some of this week’s most exciting new releases are some of the year’s darkest. Buzzy new British band Savages tops this week’s list with one of the best albums so far of the year. Our Music Director, Don Yates,Read more…

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Bumbershoot Announces 2013 Music Lineup!

Tonight, during the Prom Night with Allen Stone: The Official Bumbershoot 2013 Music Lineup Announcement at The Crocodile — you guessed it — the music acts of the Seattle summer festival were revealed. One of the most exciting acts? Local heroes Death Cab for Cutie performing Transatlanticism in its entirety. Other mainstage performers include MGMT,Read more…

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Monday Music News

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds also participated in Record Store day this weekend – they’ve released a previously unheard song, “Animal X,” from the studio session for Push The Sky Away. Somethings screeching in the background, while Nick Cave’s signature almost spoken vocals grate over the top. [Pitchfork] Earlier today the prolific folk guitarist and singerRead more…

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