Tag Archives: Mark Lanegan

Tuesday Music News

Seattle art-rap duo Shabazz Palaces released two albums, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines, on the same day earlier this year. Today they’ve shared the video for “Since C.A.Y.A.,” the Thundercat-featuring opening track off of Born on a Gangster Star. The clip was directed by Stephan Gray and includes additional footage from KahlilRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi has shared a new solo track — stream the single “Simple Gifts” below, a take on a traditional Shaker song originally written in 1848 by Elder Joseph Brackett. This modern version will appear on the upcoming soundtrack for the movie The Circle, starring Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, and adapted fromRead more…

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Monday Music News

Following Friday’s tease, alt-J have shared the single “3WW” in its entirety. Listen below. And looks like you really can’t hide on the internet: the rumored album title that fans tracked down via a Japanese iTunes listing is mostly correct. The album is titled Relaxer and is scheduled for a June 2nd release via Canvasback.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Following an electrifying performance at Pickathon, Thee Oh Sees offer a full album stream of their upcoming release, A Weird Exits. Hard to believe it’s only the 17th full-length from John Dwyer and company. KEXP presents the Bay Area band on Friday, November 25th at Neumos. [Consequence of Sound]

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, July 6th: Health, Yumi Zouma, Cuff Lynx at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Thursday, July 7th: Golden Gardens, Goodbye Heart, Science and The Beat at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Don’t Let Go, Deep Sleep, Blonde Cigarette, Extra Spooky, Moondreamzzz at The Funhouse // 21+ (more info) Independent Hangover: Acid Tongue, Psychomagic, Sloucher,Read more…

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Out This Week 11/20

It’s a holiday week, so for new releases, we get a cornucopia of reissues, remixes, retrospectives, and more. Husband-and-wife duo Shovels & Rope share a surprise covers album that KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes features appearances “ranging from Shakey Graves and JD McPherson to Lucius and J. Roddy Walston.” Violin virtuoso Kishi Bashi sharesRead more…

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Live Review: Macefield Music Festival, Day 2

The second day of the Macefield Music Festival featured indie musicians spanning punk, folk, pop, rock, hip hop, and just about every hybrid in between, as Seattle residents continued to enjoy shows from some of their favorite groups. The festival brought artists together for an unforgettably diverse lineup and fans connected over a common appreciation ofRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Macefield Music Festival 10/2-10/4

It’s hard to believe this festival is only in its third year: Macefield Music Festival takes over Ballard this weekend, from Friday, October 2nd through Sunday, October 4th, with an amazing array of local artists across many venues. The festival was named in tribute to Edith Macefield, the fiercely-independent neighborhood resident who refused to sellRead more…

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Monday Music News

Local duo THEESatisfaction share a truly triptacular video for the title track off their most recent release, EarthEE, out now via Sub Pop. The clip, directed by Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes, also features label-mates and collaborators Porter Ray and Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces. Alley-Barns describes the video as “a short visual meditation on the textile traditionsRead more…

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Macefield 2015 Full Lineup Announced

Last night at Chop Suey, the full lineup for the third annual Macefield Music Festival was announced. The 2015 lineup is the best yet, featuring a deep roster of NW artists including Mark Lanegan, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, Grace Love & the True Loves, Thunderpussy, Fox & the Law, OC Notes, Blood Drugs,Read more…

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