Tag Archives: Grizzly Bear

In Stores Now 8/21

Brooklyn-bred band Grizzly Bear return with their fifth LP, a release KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “an adventurous set of densely layered and intricately arranged prog-pop, featuring a punchier, more beat-driven sound to more forcefully drive home the band’s dark, imagistic lyrics of decay and alienation.” Long-running Madison, WI-based group Rainer Maria return withRead more…

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Friday Music News

Grizzly Bear dropped their fifth album, Painted Ruins, today via RCA but before it released they stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform lead single “Mourning Sound.” Ed Droste & Co played the beautiful, mellow song under a halo of red lights while Droste looked relaxed in a striped pullover. Catch all theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Folk rock musician Kevin Morby (of The Babies and Woods) put out City Music in June via Dead Oceans and today he’s shared the video for the song “Downtown’s Lights.” Directed by Hugo Jouxtel of La Blogothéque, the clip features Morby watching himself perform and then wandering the streets of Paris with a bouquet of flowers. “Paris has always shown a lotRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/14

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, August 14th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Liam Gallagher Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more…

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Friday Music News

Grizzly Bear will be releasing their new album Painted Ruins next month. Last night, they shared their fourth single, “Neighbors,” and soon after a video for the single was launched. “Neighbors” follows “Three Rings,” “Mourning Sound,” and “Four Cypresses.” The strange video features two people who disguise themselves in various forms of camouflage, eventually becomingRead more…

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Friday Music News

English indie band The xx  released the deluxe edition of their third studio album I See You today which includes three bonus tracks. One of them, “Naive” samples Drake’s “Doing It Wrong,” while “Brave For You (Marfa Demo)” is a stripped down acoustic recording of their track “Brave For You.” They also released an official musicRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Beach House has shared the track “Chariot” off their upcoming album B-Sides and Rarities, a collection of 14 tracks that never made it onto any of their 6 previous albums. “Chariot” comes from the Depression Cherry and Thank Your Lucky Stars era; both albums were released in 2015 only months apart. In a press release, they explain, “When we announcedRead more…

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Thursday Music News

UPDATE 12:00 PM PT: the first half of a track has been shared via BBC Radio 1; listen below. LCD Soundsystem are releasing two new songs tonight, titled “Call the Police” and “American Dream”! No, we don’t actually have the songs yet, but midnight EST (or 9:00 PM PST), both tracks will become available viaRead more…

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Viafucked: A KEXP Video Roundup for the Seattle Viaduct Closure

It has begun: as of midnight last night, the Alaskan Way Viaduct is now closed for two weeks while the Highway 99 tunnel machine “Bertha” burrows below. If you haven’t endured the results of the closure yet, get ready, as statistics state 90,000 drivers and 30,000 transit riders are being displaced. You can “strive notRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/7

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, March 7th: Last Call with Carson Daly: Sylvan Esso (R) Tuesday, March 8th: The LateRead more…

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