Tag Archives: First Aid Kit

In Stores Now 1/22

January is starting to pick-up the pace with a swath of thrilling releases from new and old favorite artists. Swedish Folk outfit First Aid Kit returns with their fourth LP, Ruins, which KEXP’s Music Director Dan Yates calls the duo’s “most accomplished album to date is a beautifully crafted set of emotive folk-pop inflected withRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last year, The Shins released their fifth album called Heartworms. Next week, they’re releasing a flipped version of the album entitled The Worm’s Heart, featuring reworked versions of all the songs on the album. The basic premise is that all the songs keep the same lyrics and melodies but the slow songs get turned intoRead more…

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Friday Music News

MGMT are releasing the follow-up album to their 2013 self-titled called Litte Dark Age sometime this year, with estimates being at some point in February. Today they’ve shared the third single from the album, “Hand It Over.” The groovy synth-psych song follows previous singles “Little Dark Age” and “When You Die.” Little Dark Age willRead more…

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Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 1-5

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly six years since Little Big Show first started. A collaborative effort between KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents, Little Big Show has hosted 19 different shows at The Neptune that pair renowned artists with arts organizations throughout Seattle. On Saturday, January 6, Pickwick and Porter Ray will performRead more…

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Monday Music News

Björk released her latest album Utopia last month and has been steadily pumping out music videos ever since. Following the visuals for “The Gate,” “Blissing Me,” and “Utopia” comes the official video for album opener “Arisen My Senses.” The video stars Björk and her Utopia co-producer Arca, with Björk emerging from a giant womb as some sort ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

Swedish sister act First Aid Kit are releasing their first album in three years, Ruins, at the beginning of the new year. Today they’ve shared the third single from the album, “Fireworks.” They’ve previously shared the songs “It’s a Shame” and “Postcard.” The duo also shared a one-off single for International Women’s Day called “YouRead more…

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Monday Music News

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing an album of covers at the beginning of next month called Tribute To 2. The album follows 2009’s George Harrison-focused cover album Tribute To, will also be reissued with extra bonus tracks on the same day as Tribute To 2. James previously shared his rendition of TheRead more…

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Friday Music News

First Aid Kit returned last month with the new single “It’s A Shame,” and today they’ve announced that a forthcoming album will be released early next year. Entitled Ruins, the album was recorded in Portland with Decemberists/My Morning Jacket producer Tucker Martine and features appearances from REM’s Peter Buck, Wilco’s Glenn Kotche, and Midlake’s McKenzieRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Before legendary soul singer Sharon Jones died last year from pancreatic cancer, she recorded a final album with the Dap-Kings. Today the album has been officially announced and the lead single has been shared. The LP is called Soul Of A Woman and will be out November 17 via Daptone. The single is “Matter ofRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn rap duo Run The Jewels have a new song featured in EA Sport’s new FIFA 18 video game called “Mean Demeanor.” The game comes out tomorrow and today a commercial has been released that features the “El Tornado Mix” of the song. The full soundtrack for FIFA 18 includes The War On Drugs, TheRead more…

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