Tag Archives: El-P

Fish in the Percolator: A Birthday Video Roundup for David Lynch

The owls may not be what they seem, but neither does David Lynch. As a director, writer, musician, actor, artist, even furniture designer, he truly does it all. It’s no surprise that his surrealistic influence extends to the music world, so on today, his 69th birthday, KEXP pays tribute to Lynch with a roundup ofRead more…

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Album Review: Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 2

Last year, Mike and Jaime made a free record that they expected a handful of Killer Mike and El-P fans to like. After all, the two have been working together for a while – Mike made an appearance on El’s Cancer 4 Cure, then El produced Mike’s best record ever, R.A.P. Music. Together, the twoRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s own The Head and the Heart share a fantastical new video for the title track from their most recent release, Let’s Be Still, out now on Sub Pop Records. Director Jon Jon Augustavo says he turned to the children’s classic Mary Poppins for inspiration. Take a look below: [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

Swedish sibling duo The Knife have announced they’ll be calling it quits after an abundantly creative 15 year career. Karin Dreijer told Dazed & Confused, “When we finish the tour now in November we will close down, it’s our last tour. We don’t have any obligations to continue, it should only and always be forRead more…

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Live Review: Run the Jewels with Kung Foo Grip at Showbox 8/9/2014

“Put up your fists and your guns one time right now”, Killer Mike yelled over the Showbox crowd. Across the room, hands went up mimicking the cover art from the self-titled debut from Run The Jewels. Mike nodded in stoic approval. “This is hands down the best tag team the world’s got going right now”,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

TV on the Radio announced their plan to release a sixth studio album titled Seeds,the first since 2011’s Nine Types of Light. According to a press release, Tunde Adebimpe said this album is “1000%, without a doubt, the best thing we’ve ever done.” Check out the Seeds preview below. [CMJ]

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Monday Music News

We’ve got a new Shabazz Palaces track to share today, with, quite possibly, one of the best song titles ever: “#CAKE.” The sophomore release from the spacey Seattle duo is titled Lese Majesty, out 7/29 on Sub Pop. They’ll be LIVE on KEXP on Monday, August 4th at 3:00 PM PT. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

As a part of Australian radio station Triple J’s “Like a Version” cover series, Arctic Monkeys took on Tame Impala‘s standout hit “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” This song has been covered and embellished by so many artists, including Kendrick Lamar for the Divergent soundtrack, but this version takes it in a simpler direction.Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Comedian/actor Zach Galifianakis has added some tinsel to his fake talk show Between Two Ferns. In this special holiday edition, he chats with actors Samuel L. Jackson and Tobey Maguire before welcoming Arcade Fire to close out the show with their rendition of “Little Drummer Boy.” [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Legendary Mississippi blues guitarist T-Model Ford died yesterday. Though his exact date of birth is uncertain, “The Taildragger” spread his influence upon other blues artists new and old, including Seattle’s own GravelRoad, who recorded with him in his later years. The man, his music, his humor, and his uncompromising lifestyle (just hearing him yell “JackRead more…

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