Tag Archives: Lower Dens

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015, Day 3: Father John Misty, Chastity Belt, Lower Dens, & Porter Ray

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Sunday brought two things: rain and totally incredible music, and both in plentiful volume. But hey, this is Seattle right? Naturally, everyone has a jacket in their back seat/pocket and nothing about the festival seems to be missed under grey skies. The drop in temperature and the insane amount ofRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Last night, Father John Misty delivered yet another powerful performance on Conan, belting and gyrating his way through the title track of his latest I Love You, Honeybear, out now via Sub Pop. Watch his passionate performance below, and keep track of all these late night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column. We can’tRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach has shared more information about his upcoming album with his new music project called The Arcs. The 14-track album is called Yours, Dreamily and will drop on September 4. They’ve shared a laid-back, folksy number called “Stay in My Corner.” Listen, below. [CoS]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Bloom Beyond

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. 455 – Bloom Beyond Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole deliversRead more…

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Out This Week 3/31

This week in new releases, we hear from several artists who’ve been dormant for a while. Sufjan Stevens returns with his majestic new album, Carrie & Lowell, named after his mother and stepfather and partly inspired by his mother’s death. Several KEXP DJs have already hailed it as a contender for “Album of the Year,”Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast will drop their new album California Nights on May 5. They’ve shared the lyric video for album track “Heaven Sent.” This spring the band heads out on a North American tour, which will bring them to The Showbox on June 4. [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have scaled the Empire State Building with a song as big as the iconic building itself – “Despair” starts as an anthem sung by a girl in a bar before ascending the building to become an anthem sung from great heights. “My song is your song” Karen O croons throughout, as theRead more…

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Song of the Day: Grizzly Bear – Yet Again

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 selection, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Yet Again” by Grizzly BearRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

While the other side of the country faces a heat wave, the weather in Seattle is looking good this week, which is a great reason to go see some local shows! Tuesday features shows from the Detroit Cobras at Neumo’s and a quadruple billing of Love Battery, Chix Pack, Speedwobble, and Lost Puppy at FunRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Finally, Twin Shadow has announced a follow up to phenomenal 2010 album Forget. On June 10, Confess will be released via 4AD, and the first single, “Five Seconds”, is available below for the price of an email address. “Five Seconds” is a beautiful extension of the ideas he began on Forget, and if similar materialRead more…

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