Tag Archives: Lush

Win A Trip to Iceland Airwaves 2016!

We can think of dozens of reasons why you should enter the 2016 Iceland Airwaves flyaway contest, but today let’s concentrate on the big one: MUSIC. Every year, music lovers like you return from Reykjavik and rave to us about the cool new bands they discovered at Iceland Airwaves. Longtime KEXP donors Kathleen and Gene,Read more…

Posted in Iceland Airwaves, KEXP | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Review: Lush with The Young Evils at Showbox at the Market 4/20/16

Not New York City. Not Los Angeles. Lush’s first U.S. show in 20 years was right here in Seattle. The honor was not lost on the hundreds of fans who lined up early outside the venue to get closer to the stage, and who swarmed the merchandise table immediately upon entering The Showbox, like ravenousRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Live Reviews | Also tagged | 1 Comment

In Stores Now 4/25

This week, you can pick up the latest from the self-described “best punk band in Toronto,” The Greys. KEXP Music Director Don Yates declares it a “more expansive, dynamic and melodic take on the band’s anthemic posthardcore sound, with consistently strong songs exploring themes of identity, racism, depression and other weighty subjects.” Reunited UK bandRead more…

Posted in In Stores Now, KEXP | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday Music News

The news that shoegaze legends Lush are touring again is exciting enough, and it’s just gotten better as we have new music to share from the UK trio! Check out the video for “Out of Control,” a single from their forthcoming EP The Blind Spot, out April 22nd on the band’s own Edamame label. It’llRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Out This Week 12/11

Warpaint bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg shares her debut solo album under the moniker jennylee. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release “brings a bit more of a rhythmic emphasis to her regular band’s brooding, goth-tinged dream-pop, while still sharing a dark sound with atmospheric guitars and keyboards along with hypnotic rhythms.” Former Vivian GirlsRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Out This Week! | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Music News

Beloved cable network Adult Swim have been putting out some amazing music over the years, and today’s contribution ranks among the coolest releases yet: Seattle’s own Shabazz Palaces team up with Flying Lotus and Thundercat under the name WOKE. Stream their first single “The Lavishments of Light Looking” below. And as if that pedigree ain’tRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tuesday Music News

Northwest trio Beat Happening are celebrating their 30th anniversary with the career-spanning retrospective collection Look Around, out November 20th via Domino. The 23-track compilation will be released on CD, gatefold double LP, limited edition royal blue cassette, and an exclusive LP edition which includes a limited edition yellow 7″ of “Indian Summer” and “Foggy Eyes”.Read more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Album Review: Lapalux – Nostalchic

Atmosphere reigns supreme on Nostalchic, the lush debut album from UK-based electronic producer Stuart Howard, a.k.a. Lapalux. Weaving elements of deconstructed R&B, soul, hip hop, and jazz with his astral, deeply textured production, Lapalux galvanizes a gorgeously infectious mood. Lopsided beats stutter and spin over layers of warm, airy loops. In the hands of aRead more…

Posted in Album Reviews, KEXP | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Know Your Subgenres: Shoegazing

Last month when Asobi Seksu visited KEXP, I mentioned on Facebook that I was watching their in-studio performance. One of my friends responded by asking not, “Who is Asobi Seksu?”, but rather, “What is shoegazing?” — a question that I thought perhaps many people would have. Hence the first in this series of articles, KnowRead more…

Posted in Know Your Subgenres | Also tagged , , , | 5 Comments
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories