Tag Archives: Dirty Projectors

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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Song of the Day: Dirty Projectors – Gun Has No Trigger

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 selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Gun Has No Trigger” byRead more…

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Album Review: Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan

There are many things that could be said about Dirty Projectors to describe the Brooklyn collective to the uninitiated, but they’re best summarized as “interesting.” They’re the only band that can boast both a song cycle about Don Henley and a reconstructed-from-memory cover of Black Flag’s Damaged in their discography, but they also have DaveRead more…

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Out This Week 7/10

With summer finally coming into Seattle, your car/stereo/other music player is certainly in need of some fresh new music. One of this week’s biggest releases is also one of the year’s most anticipated: Swing Lo Magellan, the sixth studio album from Dirty Projectors. Dave Longstreth and company holed up in New York for a yearRead more…

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Monday Music News

Via his Twitter account, Girls singer/guitarist Christopher Owens announced this morning that he was leaving the band he co-founded in 2007 due to personal reasons. He stated that his departure “may come as a surprise to many” and that “my decision was not easy to make. I need to do this in order to progress.”Read more…

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Friday Music News

Following some festival appearances and a locomotive-powered tour with Skrillex and Diplo, Grimes will be embarking on her own tour with Myths and Elite Gymnastics. On the appropriately titled The Mythical Gymnastics Tour, she’ll spend most of September and October trekking through North America, including a stop at Doug Fir Lounge in Portland on OctoberRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Beach House has officially released new single “Lazuli” on their Youtube channel. “Lazuli” is our second taste of the band’s new album Bloom. The song will see a Record Store Day release this Saturday on a 7″ backed with non-album track “Equal Mind”. Listen to it below:

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Tuesday Music News

Fiona Apple has released the album artwork and tracklisting for her upcoming June 26 release The Idler Wheel is wiser than the Driver of the Screw, and Whipping Cords will serve you more than Ropes will ever do. The artwork is above. Check out the track list here. Dirty Projectors have posted new song “GunRead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from September

KEXP was very, very busy in September as we hosted live performances at Bumbershoot (Seattle) from the KEXP Music Lounge, along with live performances at Music Fest NorthWest (MFNW – Portland). On top of those we were still able to squeeze in quite a few quality live performances at our in station studio. [Pictures fromRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Dear God! Once again it’s hard to believe how many amazing live shows will be in town this week. The Arcade Fire, Flaming Lips, Dirty Projectors, The Black Keys, Neon Indian, School of Seven Bells, and more all playing in the span of six days! I couldn’t complain if just one of these shows cameRead more…

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