Tag Archives: Grimes

Wednesday Music News

Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis has cut his acting chops on IFC’s Portlandia, and he’s joined by the show’s co-creator Fred Armisen in his video for the track “Every Morning.” (Keep an eye out for a cameo from James Mercer of The Shins!) J will be LIVE on KEXP from NYC this Friday, August 29thRead more...

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Pemberton Music Festival 2014: Friday, Part 2 - Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Schoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, and more

Up above Whistler in British Columbia, Pemberton Music Festival triumphantly returns this year for the first time since 2008. This year, the festival features one of the best overall music and comedy lineups of the year, and we are proud to provide coverage through photos and summaries all weekend. After a set rearrangement at theRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Yesterday, Grimes unearthed a previously unreleased track that she recorded in 2009 with Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz. At the time, the pair were on bad terms with their obese cat, Voignamir, who weighed somewhere between 20-30 pounds. His dieting angst inspired this song, which you can stream on her Tumblr here. Along with theRead more...

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Video Roundup: O Canada!

As anyone who’s ever listened to The Midday Show on KEXP knows, DJ Cheryl Waters loves her Canadian music. And, in what’s become an annual Canada Day tradition, Cheryl will play only music from our neighbors to the north today from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PT. Not only is Cheryl our Midday Show host,Read more...

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Friday Music News

A Sunny Day in Glasgow shared their video for “In Love With Useless (The Timeless Geometry In The Tradition Of Passing).” The forrest scenery is beautiful and the playful nature of the video perfectly compliments the track. The dream-pop sextet released their fourth studio album Sea When Absent earlier this week. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

If her four song KEXP session wasn’t enough for you, Lykke Li has announced she’s returning to Seattle for a September 17th performance at the Paramount Theatre. Check out all the dates for her North American tour, in support of I Never Learn, and watch that aforementioned session below: [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

Shearwater have a new album coming out 11/26 on Sub Pop Records titled Fellow Travelers, a collection of covers of their former tourmates. This past summer, we captured frontman Jonathan Meiburg backstage at the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee, working through his version of the Baptist Generals’ FCC-unfriendly track “Fucked Up Life.” Download the album versionRead more...

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Monday Music News

Dr.Dog has a charming lyric video for “Broken Heart” from their upcoming album B Room. Composed of vintage footage of an amusement park, the happiness of the park seems bittersweet contrasted with the tracks title - which is fitting considering the song feels upbeat, but the lyrics tell a different story. [Stereogum]

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O Happy Canada Day: A Video Roundup

Today, millions of Canadians celebrate Canada Day, their nation’s birthday, dating back to 1867, when the four current British colonial provinces joined to form the country consisting of ten provinces and three territories that we know today. We at KEXP feel a particular kinship with our polite northern neighbors, not just because their western-most metropolisRead more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 3: Grimes

To say I feel like I know too much about Grimes might be an understatement. While I’m not a mega fan in knowing facts like her favorite foods - I am a mega fan in that I’ve been fascinated by her since around 2009, long before Grimes was a giant and adored pop star. AndRead more...

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