Tag Archives: Final Fantasy

Live Video: Owen Pallett

Although he’s no longer using the name “Final Fantasy,” Owen Pallett continues to build the same intricate songs that fans swoon over. As complex as his lyrics, his songs build layer by layer into a strange but enthralling amalgamation of classical music and video game narratives. Recently in the KEXP studio, Owen Pallett performed songsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Owen Pallett – Lewis Takes Action

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Lewis Takes Action” by OwenRead more…

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Out This Week 1/12

The first big releases of 2010 are out of this world… sometimes literally! Vampire Weekend‘s highly anticipated followup to their breakthrough debut, Contra, finds the band still rooting through the African soil as they maintain, but expand, their signature sound. Indeed, the sophomore effort, which has already won over even the most potentially jaded reviewers,Read more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Thom Yorke is no stranger to championing environmental rights, among other causes, and unlike another certain touring UK band, his band, Radiohead, maintains as small of a footprint as possible as they trek the world. In effort to further the cause, Yorke went to Copenhagen for the United Nations Climate Change Conference this past week,Read more…

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Weird At My School: Dear Diary, Week 3

Tuesday, April 7 “Delving into research for my Pop Conference presentation on Urszula Dudziak and the Papaya Dance. I’m not mad for the Papaya Dance, I’m mad at it. It should’ve made Urszula famous, at least for 15 minutes. Instead, all the attention went to the TV game show host who invented the dance, andRead more…

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