Tag Archives: Fleet Foxes

Sonic Roundup 4/21

Fleet Foxes have been pretty busy surrounding the imminent release of their anticipated sophomore album Helplessness Blues, but if you’re not too burnt out on related news, video has just been posted of a 17 year old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead‘s “Let Down” with Aaron Mannino. Watch:

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Thursday News Roundup

RIP Gerard Smith. The TV On The Radio bassist died Wednesday morning after a long struggle with lung cancer. TV On The Radio are currently in the middle of a tour to support their new album Nine Types of Light, and have canceled a few upcoming dates; the tour will resume April 29 in SanRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Arcade Fire have announced a Deluxe Edition of their Grammy-winning 2010 LP The Suburbs that’ll be released June 27. The re-release will be packaged with two new songs, “Speaking in Tongues” and “Culture War”; a DVD of the forthcoming Spike Jonze-directed short film of the same name; and a making-of documentary. Last month, James MercerRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s getting closer and closer to the release of Helplessness Blues, Fleet Foxes much anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed 2008 self-titled debut album. The title track and “Battery Kinzie” have already been cast out into the interspace for your listening pleasure, and now the local indie sensations have released the video for “Grown Ocean,” whichRead more…

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Download a free Robin Pecknold EP

Seattle’s favorite folk-revivalists Fleet Foxes are set to release their sophomore LP Helplessness Blues in May, but perhaps to make the wait more bearable, frontman Robin Pecknold has discreetly released a three-song EP via the @FleetFoxes twitter account. Says Robin, “these aren’t Fleet Foxes songs, but I didn’t know where else to disseminate it.” OneRead more…

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Thursday News Breakdown

Robin Pecknold from Fleet Foxes has released a 14 minutes black and white documentary of his current tour as the opening act for Joanna Newsom.The video is available for viewing on the Fleet Foxes web site.

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Thursday News Threads

The Flamings Lips are the kings of nontraditional marketing tactics and are no strangers to unique niche merchandise, but this new thing is pretty unexpected and awesome: a Silver Trembling Fetus Christmas tree ornament. The video below will provide you with all the details.

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GIVE for the holidays

KEXP is proud to partner with Seattle’s coffee roaster Caffé Vita and over 30 other local businesses for the GIVE music and video compilation to benefit Arts Corps and area food banks. Starting today, November 17th, 30 downloadable tracks are available from a wide variety of Seattle artists, all of whom have donated songs forRead more…

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2009 Countdown: Best Local Band

Kicking of our 2009 Fall Membership Drive, we started the listener-powered countdown of the best music of all time, and this past weekend we knocked out the Best Local Bands as chosen by you! On Saturday, we played what you voted for as the best bands to come out of the the upper West Coast, fromRead more…

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Sasquatch photos from Day 3

Well, it’s finally over and everyone’s back home salving their sunburns and getting caught up on some much needed sleep. By all accounts, the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival was a raging, and raving (thanks to Girl Talk and Chromeo), success. For those brave enough to weather all three days, the last day payed off withRead more…

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