Tag Archives: Grimes

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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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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