Tag Archives: Future Islands

Wednesday Music News

Bj√∂rk fans, prepare to get violently happy: the iconic Icelandic pixie announced last night that she’ll be releasing her ninth studio album, Vulnicura, this March. In a handwritten note posted online late last night, she shared the track listing. The release will be her first album in four years, since 2011’s Grammy-nominated Biophilia. [Under theRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/12

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, January 12th: Late Show with David Letterman: St. Paul and the Broken Bones Tuesday, JanuaryRead more…

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KEXP’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2014: A Video Roundup!

As 2014 comes to a close, we thought we’d take one last look at the albums KEXP listeners chose as their favorites of 2014 and present to you the mother of all video roundups, featuring 91 videos — 53 of which were filmed by KEXP’s own video crew — covering the Top 90.3 albums asRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks made the list. Run the Jewels // photo by Brittany Brassell (view set) Larry Rose’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Mark Lanegan shares a gorgeous new video for the track “Floors Of The Ocean” from his most-recent release, Phantom Radio. The abstract clip features ominous-looking storm clouds, as menacing and alluring as Lanegan’s voice itself. You can watch him perform more songs from the album in this KEXP in-studio session here. [Under the Radar]

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Wednesday Music News

Baltimore synthpop trio Future Islands have an undeniable ’80s influence, so who better than Vince Clarke, frontman of Erasure and former member of Depeche Mode, to remix them? Clarke takes the track “Doves” from the band’s most recent release, Singles, and transforms it into a smooth dance-club sensation worthy of an asymmetrical hair-do. Check itRead more…

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Monday Music News

No spoilers, but you’ll probably never guess what happens at the end of this new Spoon video. Check out the clip for the track “Do You” below, directed by Hiro Murai (who’s done similarly-weird videos for Earl Sweatshirt, St. Vincent, Cults). The new album, They Want My Soul, comes out August 5th via Loma Vista.Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 5/5

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, May 5th Jimmy Kimmel Live: Future Islands Late Night with Seth Meyers: Young the GiantRead more…

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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Samuel Herring of Future Islands

KEXP asks musicians, “Old or new — what is your favorite song RIGHT NOW?” Samuel T. Herring: “There’s this guy, he used to go by the name of Sach. He was a member of The Nonce, which was an early ’90s hip-hop group. They were only able to put out one album. Then he wasRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Okay, not “exactly” music news, but it’s just been announced that none other than Stephen Colbert will take over for David Letterman as the host of CBS’ The Late Show in 2015! Letterman announced his retirement earlier this month with a performance from Joseph Arthur, accompanied by R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and Peter Buck, and hasRead more…

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