Tag Archives: Magnolia Electric Co.

Out This Week 4/22

With labels, stores, and buyers recovering from the rush of Record Store Day, this week’s release schedule is a little quieter than usual, but there are definitely still some highlights. Eels (aka Mark Oliver Everett) releases his eleventh album, The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett, on his own E Works label. KEXP’s Music DirectorRead more...

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Song of the Day: Songs: Ohia - Farewell Transmission

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Farewell Transmission” by Songs:Read more...

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Monday Music News

Jason Molina of Magnolia Electric Co. and Songs: Ohia has passed away. Sadly, Molina died on Saturday as a result of organ failure. According to his family, he had been in and out of rehab due to his struggle with alcoholism since 2011. His final release was last summer’s Autumn Bird Songs. It is alwaysRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week, Part 2

As we mentioned in yesterday’s LATTW, it’s a week for giving, for supporting the causes and the people you care about, and there are many right now worthy of your concern. Another benefit show going on this week, tonight actually, is “What Comes after the Blues,” a tribute to Jason Molina, the principle songwriter ofRead more...

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Out This Week 7/21

Just in time to cool down for the summer, Sigur Ros vocalist/guitarist Jon Thor Birgisson and his partner Alex Somers, aka Jónsi & Alex, who have been collaborating on visual art (and raw food recipes) for several years, are releasing their music debut, Riceboy Sleeps, today. Fans of Sigur Ros will definitely recognize the sameRead more...

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