Tag Archives: Low

Music That Matters: Pleather

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. 482 – Pleather Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole drops nothingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The music of Duluth, MN-based trio Low has always evoked great emotion, so it’s no surprise their videos do, too (except for that one with John Stamos; we don’t talk about that). For the track “Lies,” off their latest Sub Pop full-length Ones And Sixes, the band turned to Spanish film director Manuel Aragon. HeRead more…

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Out This Week 9/14

Temperatures and new releases are dropping this month, including the latest (and first in twelve years) from reunited UK band The Libertines. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says the album “finds them in fine form with their songwriting skills intact. More reflective, mature and diverse than their previous two releases, the album features a varietyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Longtime KEXP faves Low return with their 11th album, Ones and Sixes, on September 11th via Sub Pop. The latest from the pride of Duluth, MN was co-produced by the band themselves along with engineer BJ Burton at Justin Vernon’s April Base Studios in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Stream the full-length below, via NPR Music. LowRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s only 73 seconds long, but this mini-trailer has us very excited for the eagerly-awaited sophomore release from UK group Savages. In the clip, none other than Henry Rollins (??!!) reads from Phyllis Rose’s Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker In Her Time as new music from the band plays in the background. The album is scheduledRead more…

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Monday Music News

Texas-based artist Israel Nash returns this fall with his fourth album of ‘70s-inspired, psych-tinged folk-rock titled Israel Nash’s Silver Season. Get a first listen with the single “Strangers” below. The album was recorded in Nash’s recently-built Plum Creek Sound studios. Israel Nash’s Silver Season hits stores on October 9th on Loose/Thirty Tigers. [Flood]

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Tuesday Music News

On September 11, Minnesota band Low will release their 11th studio album, Ones and Sixes via Sub Pop. The album was co-produced by the band and BJ Burton at Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon’s studio in Wisconsin. Listen to the record’s first single “No Comprende” below. [CoS]

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Video Roundup: World Autism Awareness Day

For once, you’ll feel good about feeling blue: today is the 8th Annual World Autism Awareness Day, and to help spread awareness, the community is encouraged to “Light It Up Blue.” Buildings from the Empire State Building, The Great Pyramid in Egypt, Niagara Falls, and, in Seattle, the Space Needle and Seattle Pacific University willRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 3rd • David J (of Bauhaus/Love & Rockets) at Elliott Bay Book Company // All Ages (more info) • Method Man and Redman at the Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Kingdom of the Holy Sun, Immigrant Union, Tokyo Idaho at the Sunset Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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Video Roundup: Birthday with The Boss

Today, Bruce Springsteen turns 65 years old. SIXTY-FIVE. After a seven-year-old Bruce saw Elvis Presley performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, he knew he wanted to be a musician. Even as a teenager, he played concerts at Jersey trailer parks and at the Elks Lodge. And, somehow, over fifty years later, he hasRead more…

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