Tag Archives: Feist

Ev’rybody’s Gonna Be Happy: KEXP’s Ray Davies Birthday Video Roundup

Research by DJ Abbie Gobeli, on the air Wednesdays 1 AM – 6 AM If you were listening to The Morning Show on KEXP this morning, you may have caught that it’s the 73rd birthday of Sir Ray Davies, founding member of The Kinks. Alongside his brother and bandmate, Dave, Davies helped the influential UKRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/5

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 5th: Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Ryan Adams The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Thundercat featuringRead more…

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In Stores Now 5/1

April ended strong with new releases from some of our favorite artists. It’s been five years since the last album from Feist, and the Canadian songstress returns with what KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “a powerful set of dark, intimate folk-rock. Recorded mostly live, the album features a stark, raw sound with unconventional, shape-shiftingRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s Car Seat Headrest is no stranger to covers: founder/frontman Will Toledo has previously taken on tracks by Radiohead and Bowie. Today, they add another musical icon to the list: The Smiths. Listen to his lovely, acoustic cover of “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore” below. Car Seat Headrest play a kinda-close-to-hometown show at the Sasquatch!Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s exciting enough to have a new song by Feist, but add some guest vocals from Jarvis Cocker of Pulp, and it’s even more amazing. Stream the single “Century” from her upcoming LP (appropriately titled) Pleasure, her follow-up to 2011’s Metals. (Note: it’s meant to end like that.) The album was co-produced by Mocky andRead more…

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Dueling Banjos: A KEXP Video Roundup to Make You Squeal

It was on this day in 1973 that the song “Dueling Banjos” became one of the few instrumentals to be awarded a Gold record that decade. Thanks to its chilling use in the movie Deliverance, the song won a Grammy Award that year, and even went on to reach No. 2 for four weeks onRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn trio The Antlers have shared the video for the track “Hotel,” off their forthcoming album, Familiars, out June 17th on Anti-. They’ll be LIVE on KEXP on Wednesday, July 9th, at 1:30 PM PT. [Under the Radar]

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Pickathon 2013 Announces Dates and Lineup

Now in its 15th year, Oregon music festival Pickathon has announced its lineup, dates and location for 2013 — and it’s one of their best lineups yet! On August 2-4 at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, OR, the festival will host Feist, Andrew Bird, Divine Fits, The Devil Makes Three, Sharon Van Etten, KurtRead more…

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Thursday Music News

photo by Christopher Nelson

You can’t have Halloween without vampires. Vampire Weekend performed on Jimmy Kimmel last night (dressed as skeletons, ironically enough) and treated the audience to “Oxford Comma” and a new song called “Unbelievers.” The quartet has been working on a new album for the past year, and hopefully we’ll hear more good news from them soon.Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Feist took home the 2012 Polaris Music Prize for Best Canadian Album on Monday night, beating out Grimes, Japandroids, and Kathleen Edwards. Feist, who described winning as “getting the Valentine from the right boy”, had previously been nominated for 2007’s The Reminder and twice as a member of Broken Social Scene. Along with bragging rights,Read more…

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