Tag Archives: Grimes

Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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Album Review: Charli XCX – True Romance

Whether you like it or not, the tide is turning for the indie scene. Back at the beginning of 2013, Grimes wrote a brilliant piece on her Tumblr, documenting her favorite tunes of 2012, which included “Gangnam Style”, “Call Me Maybe”, and a tune or two by Taylor Swift and Lana del Rey. She’s also,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

The XX have a new slow burning sultry track “Together” created for the upcoming film adaptation of The Great Gatsby. Unlike previous songs this one for the film becomes almost drone like – “together” they sing over and over, while a backing score swells over, classically dramatic in the most perfect cinematic way. Also interestingRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Desaparecidos, who released their first new pair of songs last years since their one and only album in 2002, have followed up with a new pair of songs today. The new tracks from Conor Oberst and co. are “Anonymous” and “The Left is Right”, and they tackle the obvious political associations with their names —Read more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Sean

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Grimes at KEXP, 02/20/12 // photo credit: Morgen Schuler (more photos)Read more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Alex

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Monday Music News

Is it a joke? Is it not a joke? Recently at a show in Germany, Das Racist‘s Heems (a.k.a. Himanshu Suri) spilled the beans: “You guys wanna know the secret? … Das Racist is breaking up and we’re not a band anymore.” Though Heems was alone when he made that statement, Kool A.D. tweeted soonRead more…

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Video Roundup: The Women of 2012

As a supplement to John’s “Mom Show” this morning, and our earlier roundup celebrating women, we’d like to keep the celebration of female art on the indie scene going throughout the day! 2012 has seen an insane number of breakout artists, many (if not most) of which are women who are not afraid to breakRead more…

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New Music: Myths – Deadlights EP

Vancouver electronic band Myths just rocked the house with Grimes at Neumos last week. The two-piece band also acted as her backing band during her stellar set. But opening the night, Quinne Rodgers and Lief Hall assaulted the audience visually and aurally with a dynamic and visceral set of noise and color. Myths’ music drawsRead more…

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