Tag Archives: Mount Kimbie

Midnight In A Perfect World: Washed Out

The alias of Georgia native Ernest Greene, Washed Out burst on to the music scene in 2009 with his defining and refreshing chillwave sound, and he’s been a staple on KEXP’s airwaves ever since. His style has evolved over the years, exploring various shades of dreamy and psychedelic electronic pop. Seattle label Sub Pop RecordsRead more…

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Thursday Music News

St. Vincent made her glorious return with the single “New York” earlier this year and today it’s received the video treatment from Alex Da Corte. The colorful and fashionable video features Clark and a slew of models in a variety of cartoonish settings. Da Corte said of the video, “I think Annie’s New York is the NewRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Carpainter

Carpainter is the alias of Tokyo-based DJ/producer Taimei Kawai, one of the most exciting young artists representing the fertile Japanese electronic music scene. A co-founder of beloved Japanese net-label Trekkie Trax, Carpainter’s colorful, high-energy, cutting-edge club tracks have been capturing ears all over the world, finding homes on Trekkie Trax as well as Maltine Records,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Seven years after their last record, Canadian band Wolf Parade are back with a new full-length record. Called Cry Cry Cry, the album follows 2010’s Expo 86 and last year’s EP entitled EP 4. They’ve shared with us the first single off the album, “Valley Boy.” The band is made up of Spencer Krug (Moonface, SunsetRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The recently-renamed psych garage band Oh Sees (fka Thee Oh Sees) are gearing up to release their 19th album Orc. Today they’ve shared their second single “Animated Violence” which is a killer track and makes the anticipation for Orc that much greater. Oh Sees are also auctioning off 14 test pressings, all hand-painted by frontman JohnRead more…

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Live Video: Mount Kimbie

Known to many as the band who introduced the “post-dubstep” era, Mount Kimbie have always defied expectation. After meeting at college in London and bonding over a shared love of electronic music, the UK duo of Dominic Maker and Kai Campos explored the spaces around the popular dance music of 2008 to create a uniqueRead more…

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Live Review: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, Sunday

As festival organizers can tell you, sometimes everything doesn’t go to plan. With all of the moving pieces involved in a fest, it’s not too uncommon that you have to replace an act, and occasionally cancel parts of the festival. (In one recent case, one festival had to evacuate 60,000+ people in the middle ofRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013

Electronic music’s second massive wave of popularity is in full swing. For the first time since disco, Top 40 music is far more influenced by modern dance trends than traditional R&B or rock elements. By and large, the highest paid DJs do better than the highest paid rappers. After being critically beloved darlings for overRead more…

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Decibel Festival 2013: Nicolas Jaar & Friends @ Showbox SoDo

Nicolas Jaar is one of those young musicians who you can already imagine in 10, 15, 20 years as being an staple who is looked up to by musicians who are young when he is older. Not only did his most recent album, Space is Only Noise, reflect a seeping depth of influences, but itRead more…

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Song of the Day: Mount Kimbie – Made To Stray

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. This week, we’re featuring songs by artists performing at the 10th annual Decibel Festival. Today’sRead more…

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