Tag Archives: Midlake

TV Eye: Week of 7/21

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: Tuesday, July 22nd Conan: the Hold Steady Last Call with Carson Daly: Midlake Wednesday, July 23rdRead more...

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Live Video: Midlake

Five years is way too long for a visit from Midlake, but let’s just say the hauntingly-beautiful folk-rock group from Denton, Texas had a good reason. After spending two years recording in the farm, frontman and founding member Tim Smith announced he was leaving the band. Rather than break-up, the remaining members regrouped and choseRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Chromeo, the duo of Dave 1 and P-Thugg, have debuted the first song off their upcoming ablum, White Women. They’ve described the album as being “Better, Funkier, Poppier, Catchier, Happier” and the track “Sexy Socialite” is all that with a little something extra. The single will be available for download on October 29. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

Canadian electric duo Purity Ring have taken on the challenge of remixing Lady Gaga’s underwhelming single “Applause.” Their version’s pounding chorus is sure to take dance clubs by storm, which is Gaga’s perfect niche. This remix really deserves the applause. [SPIN]

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Friday Music News

Neko Case will drop her new album, The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You, on September 3 via ANTI- Records. She previously shared the track “Man”, but today we have the lyric video for a haunting new song called “Night Still Comes.” Her beautiful voiceRead more...

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Song of the Day: Midlake - Acts of Man

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. Each and every Friday we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Out This Week 2/2

This week features some unusual new releases with Texan electro folk band Midlake stealing the spotlight. The former high school jazz band kids diverge from the 70′s-esque, psych-pop sound of their 2006 breakout album, The Trials of Van Occupanter, and adopt a more organic, haunted vibe with The Courage of Others (they’re playing Portland’s WonderRead more...

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