Tag Archives: DIIV

Song of the Day: DIIV – Bent (Roi’s Song)

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Bent (Roi’s Song)” byRead more…

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Music That Matters: Death by Unga Bunga Is a Hell of a Way to Go

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol 493 – Death by Unga Bunga Is a Hell ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last night at the American Music Awards, Seattle’s own Macklemore & Ryan Lewis debuted a brand-new track titled “Kevin,” which we can only assume is named for KEXP’s Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole. (Note: it’s not.) Soul sensation Leon Bridges joins them on guest vocals. Stream the single and watch their live performance below. [Spin]

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been four years since we last had a full-length from Philly-based dynamo Santigold, but the eclectic artist announced her third album, 99¢, will be out in early 2016. Check out the first single “Can’t Get Enough Of Myself” below, via Zane Lowe’s Beats 1. In an interview with Lowe, Santigold explains the album title:Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

’80s icons New Order continue to tease Music Complete, their first new release in over a decade, and their first without founding bassist Peter Hook. Check out the track “Plastic” below, a classic new wave dance track featuring backing vocals from La Roux’s Elly Jackson. Music Complete hits stores September 25th via Mute. [Pitchfork]

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Watch Live Streaming Video from Pickathon!

This weekend, on July 31st through August 2nd, Pickathon, the Northwest’s premiere roots festival, returns to the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. And once again, you’ll be able to watch the whole thing happen thanks to the festival’s live video webcast. From your very own porch, couch or office, you can see and hearRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015, Day 3: Wet, DIIV, Sol and Friends

Day 3 at Capitol Hill Block Party beckoned in a strong line up that brought in crowds despite the rainy weather. Wet kicked off Sunday on the main stage and set the tone for the rest of the day. DIIV brought their brand of effortlessly cool post-rock next before Sol bid Capitol Hill Block PartyRead more…

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Pickathon 2015 Initial Lineup Revealed!

Don’t let the name fool you. Pickathon isn’t just about banjos and guitars… well, not just, anyway. Among a roster of today’s best purveyors of old timey sounds, you’ll find many KEXP favorites of hip hop, soul, R&B, garage and indie rock, dazzling audiences of all ages each year on the sunlit wooded hillside ofRead more…

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 3: DIIV

At around 3 o’clock, I made my way to the fairly full audience of the Bigfoot stage to catch Cole Smith’s (of Beach Fossils) project DIIV. Little did I know I was in for one of the more sun drunk performances I would see – and I mean that in the best and most innocentRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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