Tag Archives: John Grant

Music That Matters: Pinkshiny2015blast

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 491 – Pinkshiny2015blast Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole shares someRead more…

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Music That Matters: Shake Shake

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. 490 – Shake Shake Midday Show host Cheryl Waters presentsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

John Grant shares a video from his third full-length, Grey Tickles, Black Pressure, out now via Partisan. Watch the clip for “Down Here” below, directed by Lisa Gunning. In a press release, Gunning says, “I’d been wanting to make a video for John for a long time so when he sent me ‘Down Here’ itRead more…

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Music That Matters: Beautiful Blue Sky

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. 485 – Beautiful Blue Sky Even though the clouds areRead more…

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Song of the Day: John Grant – Disappointing

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 “Disappointing” by John Grant fromRead more…

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Music That Matters: Tickles

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. 480 – Tickles Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole drops moreRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Super-duo EL VY (that’s Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Ramona Falls/Menomena) made their television debut last night on Conan. Watch those two (backed by Wye Oak’s Andy Stack on drums) perform the title track from their forthcoming full-length album, Return to the Moon, out October 30th on 4AD. KEXP presents ELRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Has it really been 20 years? Scottish post-punk band Mogwai celebrate two decades as a band with the retrospective collection Central Belters, a box set of hits and rarities available as a three-CD or six-LP. As an example of the goods, today they share a video for an 18-year-old track “Helicon 1″ (aka “New PathsRead more…

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Video Roundup: World AIDS Day 2014

Today is World AIDS Day, an annual event dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection, and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental organizations and individuals around the world observe the day, often with education on AIDS prevention and control. WorldRead 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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