Tag Archives: Dirty Projectors

Video Roundup: International Lefthanders Day

It’s August 13th, which means it’s International Lefthanders Day, a worldwide initiative kicked off in 1976 to “promote awareness of the inconveniences facing left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world.” And can you imagine the struggles of being a left-handed musician, at that? Guitarists either need to find left-handed guitars, or get right-handed guitars and alterRead more...

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Friday Music News

Cold Cave, aka Wes Eisold, has shared a new song, “Don’t Blow Up the Moon.” It’s a melancholy, electric song that serves as the B side to the previously released “Nausea, The Earth, and Me.” Eisold has said that his third album should be out sometime next year. [Stereogum]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Sunday

Once again, Capitol Hill Block Party has come to a close. In the dark of the night, the cleaning crew will hit the devastated block on Pine between 12th and Broadway and by the morning, you won’t even know there was a festival there at all. But for those of us lucky enough to makeRead more...

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Bonnaroo 2013: Saturday

More than any other day, Saturday at Bonnaroo was filled with things that could only really happen at the Farm, among them, Björk’s jellyfish facemask thing, R. Kelly entering on a boom crane, a 5k at 9 in the morning (in 80 degree heat), and a moment where Jim James, R. Kelly, Billy Idol, andRead more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 4: Dirty Projectors, Toro y Moi & Tig Notaro

by Tara Kelly Kearns Well, it finally happened. The rain that had teased and threatened for the last few days finally came and reminded everyone just exactly what the PNW is all about. That didn’t deter anyone, however, and the music played on even through the wet and the cold. Fortunately, my first event ofRead more...

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Monday Music News

Daft Punk are shamelessly promoting the release of their upcoming record Random Access Memories in this futuristic, sci-fi teaser. The video, aptly titled “Random Access Memories Unboxed,” features robotic entities unwrapping the new album and playing it on their conveniently old-school record player. Take a look, you’ll even hear the first few seconds of theirRead more...

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Friday Music News

Diplo’s music project Major Lazer gave a killer performance last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He was joined on the track “Get Free” by Amber Coffman and Dave Longstreth of Dirty Projectors as well as The Roots. Look for Major Lazer’s sophomore album Free the Universe on April 16. [CoS]

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Song of the Day: Dirty Projectors - Here ‘Til It Says I’m Not

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Here ‘Til It Says I’mRead more...

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Thursday Music News

James Blake announced the release of his highly-anticipated new album today. Overgrown, the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed self-titled debut, is due out April 8 on Republic, and Blake will be kicking off a North American tour with an appearance at Coachella the following week. Blake’s new single, “Retrograde,” will be out this Monday, but BBCRead more...

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Friday Music News

The 2013 Coachella lineup has been officially shared with public. It’s a pretty astounding group -- a mix of resurgent bands like Blur or The Postal Service along with tons of others who are at the top of their game. According to the timer on the website, it looks like tickets will go on saleRead more...

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