Tag Archives: Deerhunter

Wednesday Music News

Humming computer drawn lines mimic the synth and steady vocals in Liars‘ video for “The Exact Color of Doubt” off their 2012 album WIXIW. 3-d faces appear distorted and shimmering, floating in a black background throughout the song, while the lyrics confess “I’ll always be your friend” – it’s a beautiful video for a songRead more…

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Friday Music News

Only 14 months after the release of their sixth album, Valtari, Sigur Ros have announced details about their seventh. Entitled Kveikur (which roughly translate to “priming” in English), the nine track effort will arrive on June 18th via XL Recordings. Now a trio after the departure of multi-instrumentalist Kjartan Sveinsson, the band will tour extensivelyRead more…

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Weird At My School: 4AD 4VR

Tonight I’m thrilled to be hosting in-studio performances by two influential artists: At 9 PM we’ll be broadcasting a session with Robin Guthrie (formerly of Cocteau Twins), followed by another from Brendan Perry (formerly of Dead Can Dance) at 11 PM. And since both those men got their start recording for the iconic independent labelRead more…

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Sasquatch! Monday photos!

Many of the best bands at Sasquatch were saved for the last day, Monday, Memorial Day, a day off for the 25,000 attendies of this year’s festival. Wavves kicked off the day. Chromeo and Foster the People drew some of the biggest crowds of the weekend on their respective stages, Black Mountain’s set was hypnotic,Read more…

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Song of the Day: The Fresh & Onlys – Waterfall

Every Monday through Friday, we offer 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 selection, featured on theRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

There hasn’t really been any news this week worthy of its own lead-in picture, so here’s the cool abstract, just-revealed poster for the 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival, designed by Swiss artist Francis Baudevin. The festival will run from July 1-6 in Montreux, Switzerland, so, uhh, get your tickets now, I guess. Or wait until theRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

A new Foo Fighters album is in the works, and according to front man Dave Grohl, it will feature a lineup that is just about as close to Nirvana as is humanly possible. Nevermind producer Butch Vig is on board, as is Krist Novoselic, who will man the bass for a few tracks. The entireRead more…

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Thursday Music News Revelations

We showed you a few months ago the Kanye West track “Monster,” which featured Bon Iver (among a slew of other R&B and rap artists). Now the two are at it again with a leaked track title “Lost In The World.” The song uses a sample of Bon Iver’s “Woods” throughout the song. Here’s yourRead more…

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Out This Week 9/28

One listen to the heavy hitters from this week’s new releases and you’ll know they’ve definitely upped their game. The LA duo No Age have never sounded so confident in their mix of lo-fi garage rock and experimental sounds. Abe Vigoda have gone a bit darker, trading tropical punk styles for moodier post-punk… and they’reRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Bradford Cox is a busy man. Not only did he recently bring his solo outfit Atlas Sound to Seattle via Bumbershoot with a fantastic performance, he has found time with his principle band, Deerhunter, to unveil the new video for “Helicopters,” from the band’s Halcyon Digest. You can view the video here.

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