Tag Archives: Mac DeMarco

2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Sean

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

In early June, Australian singer/songwriter Courtney Barnett and American singer/songwriter Kurt Vile announced that they would be teaming up for a collaborative tour featuring an “all-star band” called The Sea Lice which is a revolving cast of musicians that includes Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag), Stella Mozgawa (Warpaint), Rob Laakso (The Violators, The Swirlies, Mice Parade), and Katie Harkin (Harkin, Sky Larkin, andRead more…

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KEXP Video Roundup: Bumbershoot Music Lounge Memories

Back in the day, before KEXP was on the Seattle Center campus, we would hold annual “secret” intimate performances from the Charlotte Martin Theatre during the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Nowadays, we have a spacious Gathering Space where pass holders can come see artists like Moon Duo, Crater, and The Maldives, and a luckyRead more…

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Monday Music News

Singer-songwriter Jenny Mae Leffel passed away over the weekend at the age of 49, from “complications due to alcoholism.” The Columbus, Ohio-based artist started out in the band Vibralux before branching out for a solo career as “Jenny Mae.” She released two albums — her now tragically-titled 1995 debut There’s a Bar Around the Corner…AssholesRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/24

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 24th: Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Perfume Genius (R) The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Tyler,Read more…

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O Canada 2017: A KEXP Video Roundup

KEXP listeners know: we love Canada Day. We were honored to have Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stop by the station to record a station ID for us. We’ve even teamed up with the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle to include Vancouver-based artist Louise Burns to our Rocks the Dock line-up today at WaterfrontRead more…

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Thursday Music News

This Friday, Radiohead are releasing OKNOTOK, a deluxe reissue of their iconic 1997 album OK Computer in honor of its 20th anniversary. The album includes a remastered version of the original album, eight B-sides, a hardcover book, and three previously unreleased tracks: “I Promise,” “Lift,” and “Man of War.” Today they’ve shared the video for “Man ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last night Death Cab For Cutie played a benefit show for the ACLU and Planned Parenthood at the Paramount. During their performance they paid tribute to Chris Cornell by covering Soundgarden’s “Fell On Black Days.” Before launching into the song, Ben Gibbard shared a few words about Cornell: “What an unbelievable talent he was, whatRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/5

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 5th: Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Ryan Adams The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Thundercat featuringRead more…

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Monday Music News

Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, and James McAlister have teamed up for a collaborative album called Planetarium and Stevens has directed a new music video for the song “Venus” off the album. Stevens shared the stop-motion cut-out video to his Tumblr with the note, “Peace to you! Stay body positive! Keep it moving. Keep it real.”Read more…

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