Tag Archives: Disclosure

Friday Music News

The Flaming Lips are offering some pretty amazing material in honor of this month’s Record Store Day Back To Black Friday. One album is a complete cover of Stone Roses‘ debut album that features contributions from Foxygen, Poliça, Spaceface, Peaking Lights, Stardeath, and several others. The other is a collaborative EP between the Lips andRead more...

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Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival 10/19-10/20

words by Kat Metrovich / photos by Victoria Holt and Stacy Cornett. While KEXP was in NYC for CMJ, a few of us (Stacy, Victoria and Kat) headed to San Francisco for Treasure Island Music Festival. This was the seventh year SF’s Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment put this two day party together, andRead more...

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Monday Music News

Scottish ambient rockers Mogwai are returning with their first new album since 2001′s awesomely-titled LP Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will. The less-amusingly-titled album Rave Tapes will be out January 21st on Sub Pop Records. Hear a track from the upcoming release below. [Stereogum]

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Live Review: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, Sunday

As festival organizers can tell you, sometimes everything doesn’t go to plan. With all of the moving pieces involved in a fest, it’s not too uncommon that you have to replace an act, and occasionally cancel parts of the festival. (In one recent case, one festival had to evacuate 60,000+ people in the middle ofRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013

Electronic music’s second massive wave of popularity is in full swing. For the first time since disco, Top 40 music is far more influenced by modern dance trends than traditional R&B or rock elements. By and large, the highest paid DJs do better than the highest paid rappers. After being critically beloved darlings for overRead more...

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Monday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have scaled the Empire State Building with a song as big as the iconic building itself - “Despair” starts as an anthem sung by a girl in a bar before ascending the building to become an anthem sung from great heights. “My song is your song” Karen O croons throughout, as theRead more...

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Album Review: Disclosure - Settle

There’s been one name on the lips of every credible music news source for the last two weeks: Disclosure. The band has been gaining buzz with excellent singles and some great international dance chart action in the six months, but two weeks out from their album’s release, the duo - Surrey brothers Guy and HowardRead more...

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Out This Week 6/4

On their dreamy fifth album, Scottish band Camera Obscura adds a local flavor by recording with Portland based producer (and former Seattleite) Tucker Martine. Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls Desire Lines “a beautifully crafted set of bittersweet, soul-tinged indie-pop, featuring a warm, lush sound with guitars, synths, horns, organ and other instrumentation accompanying TracyanneRead more...

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Friday Music News

TEEN have shared the video for title track to their new EP, which is available now via Capark. “Carolina” follows performance art/expressionist Megha Barnabas as she ventures around NYC hotspots with a bouquet of roses. The best part of the video is her crazy dance, featuring awesome arm choreography, in Times Square. [Stereogum]

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Wednesday Music News

So I had literally just walked from CHVRCHES set at Sasquatch and opened my computer to write about said set when I found out that they had just released “Guns” - an amazingly good track that basically runs pop-synth circles around most other pop that’s been released this summer. “Did you feel so clever?” MayberryRead more...

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