Tag Archives: Frankie Rose

In Stores Now 8/14

Philly-based band The Districts return with their third LP, what KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls, “their strongest set to date, with a fuller, more dynamic and densely textured sound combining thick, swirling guitars, muscular rhythms and often-dark lyrics of isolation and dysfunctional relationships juxtaposed with anthemic, life-affirming choruses and sweeping melodies.” Guided By VoicesRead more…

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Monday Music News

Frankie Rose has a new album being released this Friday, August 11 called Cage Tropical. Today she shared the third single from the album, along with a hazy video, “Dyson Sphere.” The video was directed by Daniel Patrick Carbone. Rose teamed up with producer Jorge Elbrecht (Tamaryn, Gang Gang Dance, No Joy, Violens) to work onRead more…

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Friday Music News

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard announced in December that he was covering Teenage Fanclub‘s 1991 album Bandwagonesque in its entirety. Today, he released his version of “The Concept.” Gibbard explained why he was covering that particular album: “Bandwagonesque is my favorite record by my favorite band of all time. It came along at a pivotalRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Tomorrow, reunited shoegaze legends Ride will release Weather Diaries, their first album in 21 years. And today, they’ve shared a new video for their single “All I Want.” Director Jade Mortimer relied on simplicity and detailed camera work for the video, which is mostly centered around a man slow-motion running cut between shots of theRead more…

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Video Roundup: World Autism Awareness Day

For once, you’ll feel good about feeling blue: today is the 8th Annual World Autism Awareness Day, and to help spread awareness, the community is encouraged to “Light It Up Blue.” Buildings from the Empire State Building, The Great Pyramid in Egypt, Niagara Falls, and, in Seattle, the Space Needle and Seattle Pacific University willRead more…

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Song of the Day: Small Black – Real People

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 song, featured on the Midday Show with DJ Cheryl Waters, is “Real People” by SmallRead more…

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Song of the Day: Frankie Rose – Question/Reason

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Question/Reason” by Frankie RoseRead more…

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Out This Week 9/24

Is today really the day you can get a free Nirvana tattoo? Why, yes it is. From noon to 6PM today at Seattle’s Silver Platters (and a couple of other places in the U.S.), you can get the squiggly Nirvana smiley face tattooed permanently on your body for free… well, for free if you pickRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last year Frankie Rose, formerly of the dream pop bands Vivian Girls/Crystal Stilts/Dum Dum Girls, stepped into her own solo career and released her breezy debut album, Interstellar. This September she will follow it up with Herein Wild and today we have the first single to sink our teeth into. “Sorrow” is an effervescent, glitteringRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Janice Headley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. None of these albums are on that list. The Sea & Cake at KEXP, 11/03/12 // photo credit: Janice Headley Janice’s 2012 Top TenRead more…

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