Tag Archives: Dirty Projectors

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Marji Makers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ El Toro

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Well, that Paul McCartney/Nirvana thing happened. Macca “jammed” with former grunge-rockers Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic (plus Foo Fighter Pat Smear) at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit show at Madison Square Garden last night. The quartet (or “Sirvana,” as Spin has dubbed them) debuted a new song called “Cut Me Some Slack,” which features some furiousRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Thursday Music News

photo by Renata Steiner

As we announced yesterday, Yo La Tengo will return with a new album, Fade, on January 15. This morning, the band released a video for a new track called “Before We Run,” directed by Georgia Hubley’s sister Emily. The animated video, which runs for over six minutes, features the same tree that graces the album’sRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Wild Nothing released a new video for “Paradise” from their recent album Nocturne featuring Michelle Williams reading from Iris Murdoch’s 1975 novel A Word Child. Williams selected the song to make the video for – and the video looks at the idea of paradise beyond a window. Watch the beautiful video below.

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Thursday Music News

While traveling in Texas as part of her tour behind this year’s The Idler Wheel…, Fiona Apple has been arrested for hash possession. (Let the flood of “Free Fiona” and “Criminal” jokes commence.) Apple is currently being held in a Hudspeth County jail, but is still scheduled to play The Moody Theatre tonight as partRead more…

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Live Review: Dirty Projectors with Wye Oak @ Showbox at the Market 7/23

From the very first moment they were mentioned in the blogosphere, there has always been plenty of talk about the complexity, technicality, and thematically-singular vision of the music of Dirty Projectors. Critics and journalists (myself included) have written thousands of words breaking down bandleader Dave Longstreth’s meticulously crafted, nearly-unclassifiable songs, but comparatively little has beenRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We hope you’ve got a little bit of energy left from the Block Party weekend to enjoy some great shows this week.  On Monday, there’s a highly anticipated show at the Showbox with two amazing bands: Dirty Projectors and Wye Oak. On Wednesday, Big K.R.I.T., Casey Veggies, Big Sant, and Tito Lopez shake things up at Neumos,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Dirty Projectors and Wye Oak at Showbox at the Market on 7/23

Some bands are well known for their improvisation-heavy live performances, but it’s unlikely that Dirty Projectors will ever be one of those bands. Bandleader Dave Longstreth has made a name for himself as a notoriously rigid band leader, but while his records are expertly and meticulously crafted, his focus truly pays off during the band’sRead more…

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