Tag Archives: LCD Soundsystem

Announcing the 2016 Coachella Music Festival Lineup

The rumors are true: LCD Soundsystem and Guns N’ Roses will reunite to headline the 2016 Coachella Music Festival in Indio, California, with Calvin Harris headlining the final night.

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Tuesday Music News

There’s been heavy speculation that LCD Soundsystem would be reuniting this year for Cochella. Well, frontman James Murphy has confirmed the reunion, and a new album, in a statement on the band’s website. Murphy writes, “we’re not just playing Coachella. we’re playing all over. we’re not just having some reunion tour. we’re releasing a recordRead more…

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Monday Music News

For Christmas, PDX-via-NZ group Unknown Mortal Orchestra gave us the gift of song: stream the track “SB-03″ below, written by frontman Ruban Nielson and his brother, Kody Nielson (aka Silicon). The twelve-minute-long track was released on December 25th, following the singles “SB-01″ and “SB-02,” released at the end of 2013 and 2014, natch. Unknown MortalRead more…

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Thursday Music News

When in Rome, amiright? Last week, TV on the Radio played the legendary First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN, so of course, they kicked out a cover of Prince‘s 1984 hit “Purple Rain.” Watch fan shot video of the performance below, with Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe trading off lead vocals. [Consequence of Sound]

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Video Roundup: 50 States/50 Bands

Take a musical road trip with DJ Kevin Cole: today, on The Afternoon Show on KEXP, he presents 50 States/50 Bands. From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, he’ll be playing a band from every state in the U.S.A. in celebration of Independence Day. Tune in and see who he chooses for your home state. YouRead more…

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Meet the New KEXP “Golden Eye” T-Shirt

Today KEXP debuts the latest in listener-powered fashion: the “Golden Eye” T-shirt. Seattle designer Stuart Haury created this 2015 Spring Drive tee exclusively for music lovers who donate $100 or more to KEXP right now. A graduate of the UW Design program, Stuart’s background in data visualization inspired this gold-on-black geometric design. “The concept of peopleRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

LCD Soundsystem may have called it quits, but frontman James Murphy is keeping busy. The prolific musician/producer has composed the soundtrack to the new Noah Baumbach film While We’re Young, which stars Ben Stiller, Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver, and Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock. Stream the track exclusively at Pitchfork, and check out a trailerRead more…

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Live Video: Museum of Love

Museum of Love‘s frontman Pat Mahoney has been killing it for so long you would have to think he has made a pact with the devil. As evident in this stunning KEXP session by his new project with DFA’s Dennis NcNany, a.k.a. Jee Day, the former LCD Soundsystem stickman and his pals fire out aRead more…

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Album Review: James Murphy – Remixes made with Tennis Data

Since he broke his band up in the most grandiose way possible, James Murphy has stayed incredibly busy – maybe busier than he was when he was in LCD Soundsystem. It seems like every couple months, there’s word of a new project from James, though not necessarily musical in nature. Sure, James has continued DJingRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: 2014 Fall Donor Drive!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This morning we kicked off our 2014 Donor Drive. As you (hopefully) know, KEXP is powered by listeners like you. We absolutelyRead more…

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