Tag Archives: John Maus

Music That Matters: Crush On You

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. 593 – Crush On You DJ Kevin Cole crushes itRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/30

Earlier this week, Fever Ray surprised fans with a new album, the first in eight years for this solo project from Karin Dreijer Andersson, frontwoman for the Swedish duo The Knife. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “an excellent set of adventurous, noise-addled electro-pop combining buzzing synths and a variety of inventive beats withRead more…

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Monday Music News

Hamilton Leithauser recently shared a new song with folk chanteuse Angel Olsen called “Heartstruck (Wild Hunger)” and today that song has an official video. Directed by Peter and Nick Simonite and created by Austin based full-service creative company Preacher, the video follows Leithauser as a wanders a dirt road, a small town, and then endingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Perennially nice guy Mac DeMarco has put four test pressings of his 2012 EP Rock and Roll Night Club up for sale via Discogs. Each pressing is unique, featuring different doodles and signatures by DeMarco. And proceeds will go to benefit Waves for Water, a Caribbean hurricane relief initiative. (DeMarco’s label Captured Tracks have sweetenedRead more…

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Live Review: John Maus w/ Gary War at Monty Hall in Jersey City 8/17

All photos and review by Bebe Besch (view set) Five years. John Maus has remained silent for five years, despite some intermittent tweets that could have easily been handled by management. A couple of weeks ago, Maus released a teaser video, hinting at the possibility that new music might be coming. He released this videoRead 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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Capitol Hill Block Party 2012 In Photos

This year’s Captiol Hill Block Party was a colorful, exciting weekend for all of those who were able to make it, and for those of you weren’t able to attend, the KEXP Blog has exhaustive coverage of the event so that you can experience this year’s festivities. To get a glimpse of the weekend, we’veRead more…

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Out This Week 7/17

Although many Seattleites may have this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party on their minds, there’s a flurry of new music this week to keep your ears busy until this weekend. Easily the week’s highest profile release, Frank Ocean‘s Channel Orange is turning out to be one of the frontrunners for 2012’s Album of the Year.Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Baltimore fuzz junkies Lower Dens have dropped a second track from their anticipated album, Nootropics, which will be released April 30th in North America. The track, titled “Propagation” undulates, well propagates, forward with characteristic  rhythm. Listen and download it over at Stereogum. In a swift turn of events, the A$AP Rocky/Lana Del Rey collaboration was removedRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Shani

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more…

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