Tag Archives: EMA

KEXP Video Round-Up: Spook-tacular Halloween Playlist

Music’s power comes in its ability to tap into our deepest, darkest, most animalistic emotions and fears. Just strip any classic horror film of its sinister sounds and you’ve lost nearly all of its suspense. This is why no Halloween is complete without a soundtrack that will make your skin crawl and your blood curdle.Read more…

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Throwaway Style: EMA Takes on Metropolitan Imbalance on Exile in the Outer Ring

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in the Northwest region, every Thursday on the KEXP Blog. ErikaRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dan Bejar is releasing his 12th solo album as Destroyer on October 20 via Merge, ken, and today he shared the lead single, “Sky’s Grey,” a genial jam that makes the bold claim, “I’ve been workin’ on the new Oliver Twist!” Bejar describes the name for his new album like this, “Sometime last year, I discovered that the original name forRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

’90s/early 2000’s dream pop outfit Luna have two new albums in the works, a covers album called A Sentimental Education and an instrumental EP called A Place of Greater Safety. Today they’ve shared a track from A Sentimental Education, a cover of Mink DeVille’s “Let Me Dream If I Want To.” They’ve previously shared aRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party: Saturday, Part 1 – Chromeo, Beat Connection, Poolside, EMA, and more

Every summer, the crowds pack into Pike street between Broadway and 12th to throw a party unlike any other. Capitol Hill Block Party is a tried and true block party, rocking the streets until 12:30 in the morning, showering them with confetti, and giving both attendees and nearby Capitol Hill apartment dwellers a show toRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: 2014 Capitol Hill Block Party!

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. It’s time again for what has become a Seattle Summer tradition: Capitol Hill Block Party! It’s really a one of a kindRead more…

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Video Roundup: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014, Part One

It’s almost time to shut down the streets of the neighborhood for an amazing weekend of music: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014! This year’s line-up features a great range of artists, both local and visiting, many who’ve stopped by the KEXP studios before! In fact, the list is so long, we’ve split it up intoRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Canadian multimedia artist Mac DeMarco will release his new album, Salad Days on April Fool’s Day – no joke. Now you can listen to his amazing new track, “Passing Out Pieces.” It’s a dreamy, psychedelic ditty that makes a mighty fine lead single. [CoS]

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more…

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Happy birthday, Kurt Cobain!

It’s pretty much a rite of passage for any new band these days to cut their teeth on Nirvana covers, and it’s a testament to the band’s universal influence when musicians from all genres (and even the bands who influenced Nirvana to begin with) are more likely to play Nirvana songs than those of anyRead more…

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