Tag Archives: Hercules & Love Affair

Video Roundup: Celebrating Gay Pride

We celebrate gay pride all the time here at KEXP, but every year, at the end of June, the nation honors those who marched in 1970 in remembrance of the police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City. This Sunday, June 29th, Seattle itself celebrates the 40th Anniversary of our own Pride Parades,Read more...

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Album Review: Hercules & Love Affair - The Feast of the Broken Heart

Maybe it’s just me, but there seems to be a phenomenally awesome trend happening right now where dance bands are accompanying thumping tracks with a lyrical message of higher understanding and deeper self-knowing. Last fall, Cut Copy gave us Free Your Mind, a record musically inspired by rave culture godfathers like the Happy Mondays thatRead more...

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Out This Week 5/27

Recover from the holiday weekend with some new music, like the latest from KEXP favorite Sharon Van Etten. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes her fourth release as, “a masterful set of brooding folk-pop... the album features a sparsely produced, mostly slow-burning sound with solemn piano and organ, muted guitars, stately rhythms and occasional hornsRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve got another track from the upcoming Bob Mould release to share! As we mentioned earlier this month, the punk veteran has a new full-length, titled Beauty & Ruin, coming out June 3rd on Merge Records. Stream the track “I Don’t Know You Anymore” below, and tune in the Morning Show on KEXP Tuesday, JuneRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Fly High

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 404 - Fly High Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole soarsRead more...

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Song of the Day: Hercules & Love Affair - Do You Feel The Same?

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Do You Feel TheRead more...

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Out This Week 8/16

Our guests, live at noon today, Gold Leaves, are just one of the many excellent artists releasing albums today. Gold Leaves is the new project of Arthur & Yu’s Grant Olsen, who took the last four years to create, what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “a gorgeous set of psych-tinged, autumnal folk-pop with nostalgicRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 3/2

Visions of the future cloud memories of the past in the ethereal new clip from Keep Shelly in Athens. Jamie Harley crafts a musty dreamscape of a video for new single “Hauntin’ Me.” The downtempo poptronic gem is out now on a 7″ single via Transparent. Watch below: Beloved electropop quartet Ladytron are releasing aRead more...

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