Tag Archives: Elbow

Out This Week 3/11

KEXP DJs have had nothing but soaring praise for the latest from British band Elbow, titled The Take Off and Landing of Everything. Music Director Don Yates notes their sixth album “continues in the vein of 2011’s Build A Rocket Boys! with a subdued, downbeat set of atmospheric prog-pop featuring mostly lengthy, slow-burning songs thatRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Don’t Break Your Promise

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 398 - Don’t Break Your Promise At KEXP, we neverRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: New Favorites for 2014!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. New music releases tend to slow down at the very end of the year, but we are excited because although we areRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Neutral Milk Hotel are making the most of their summer Coachella dates, and have expanded their worldwide reunion tour to cover the west coast. And, yes, this includes an April 4th stop at The Neptune Theatre in Seattle. Be sure to follow KEXP on Twitter and Facebook for a pre-sale code! [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 11/20

Release dates on holiday weeks are usually quite slow. As you would expect, today’s list of new releases is indeed short, yet there are still a handful of interesting new albums to lure you into record stores before the holiday shopping masses come flooding in. Among them is the long awaited follow up to TheRead more...

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Out This Week 9/4

Labor Day week is bittersweet. It marks the end of Summer but also the oncoming onslaught of Fall releases, many anticipated and very likely be your favorites of the year. While the work week may be short, your shopping list of new albums is already growing by miles. Topping this week are new releases fromRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The Ottawa Bluesfest isn’t renowned for spectacular displays of catastrophe, but that’s exactly what happened last night during Cheap Trick‘s performance: a severe thunderstorm decided to crash the party, leveling the stage in under 4 seconds. Miraculously, none of the band members were harmed - and neither was Death Cab for Cutie, who were dueRead more...

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Out This Week 4/12

It’s a huge week for new releases, and just in time for Record Store Day. The latest from Low, TV on the Radio, Elbow, Panda Bear, and The Feelies... yes, The Feelies are back after a 19 year break! Seattle band Beat Connection is re-issuing their debut EP officially and with bonus tracks, while localRead more...

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