Tag Archives: Miguel

In Stores Now 12/4

L.A. artist Miguel shares his fourth full-length, an album KEXP Music Director Don Yates declares “a potent set of psych-tinged R&B and funk featuring a hazy, groove-driven sound with echoing psych-rock guitars, spacey keyboards, and blunted beats accompanying his soulful vocals and lyrics of transcendent love as a balm for these troubled times.” B-52s vocalist/foundingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Previous Mercury Prize-nominees Django Django have shared the second single from their forthcoming album Marble Skies. The track is called “In Your Beat” and comes with a pop-art inspired collage video directed by SKG (Sophie Koko-Gate) with art direction by Brodie Kaman. The band’s producer/drummer David Maclean said he was a big fan of Brodie’s graphicRead more…

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Monday Music News

The endlessly prolific Ty Segall has released a new track today called “The Main Pretender.” The song is the latest in a stream of songs including “Alta,” “Meaning,” “My Lady’s on Fire,” and a cover of the Squidbillies theme. Mikal Cronin is featured on the song, playing sax. All the new singles seem to beRead more…

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Monday Music News

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is releasing an album of covers at the beginning of next month called Tribute To 2. The album follows 2009’s George Harrison-focused cover album Tribute To, will also be reissued with extra bonus tracks on the same day as Tribute To 2. James previously shared his rendition of TheRead more…

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Friday Music News

St. Vincent has unveiled the video for MASSEDUCTION highlight track “Pills.” Following in the vein of her previous visuals for “New York” and “Los Ageless,” the video is a brightly colored, high fashion affair. Director Philippa Price focuses on a slew of model-appearing women making mannequin-like movements while popping pills. The song features Annie Clark’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Natalie Mering, better known as Weyes Blood, has had a busy year. She released her latest (and very good) LP Front Row Seat To Earth late last year and followed that up a few months later with a collaborative EP with Ariel Pink called Myths 002. Next on her agenda is a 7″ of two coversRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ Topspin a.k.a. Blendiana Jones

A trusted local favorite that’s been rocking parties and precisely-crafting renowned mixtapes for over two decades, Seattle’s DJ Topspin is well-known for his harmonic ear, deep knowledge, signature blends, and innovative remixes, all characteristics that ultimately yielded his alternative alias, Blendiana Jones. DJ Topspin, a.k.a. Blendiana Jones, is also a co-host on the ‘Can YouRead more…

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Friday Music News

Iggy Pop and Josh Homme have shared “Sunday”, a new track from Iggy’s upcoming album Post Pop Depression (out March 18). Next month, both Iggy and Homme will be embarking on an extensive world tour to support the album. On March 28, they’ll land in Seattle at the Paramount Theatre. [CoS]

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015. Click here to check out other lists from our DJs, staff, volunteers, and interns, and click here to see the Top 90.3 Albums of 2015, as voted on by KEXP listeners! Larry Rose’s 2015 Top Ten Albums artist albumRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Don Slack

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 11th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 18 to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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