Tag Archives: Mount Kimbie

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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Wednesday Music News

It’s only been, what, 9 years? And the Pixies have a new track! Titled “Bagboy” and with a video that shows exactly how the titular bag boy has fun in life, the track is round-about kicker. “I get no satisfaction from your recent sightings” the song goes, before the guitars jump in with an off-kilterRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This Sunday is our annual Father’s Day Kids Dance Party — with DJ sets from Kid Hops and DJ Rhythma, dancing with the Vicious Puppies crew, crafts and more — but the kids don’t get to have all the fun, as there’s plenty of great music in clubs this week. On Monday, Portland’s Black PrairieRead more…

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Out This Week 5/28

It’s an eclectic mix of new releases this week, including some moody music out of the UK, led by trip-hop pioneer Tricky, whose latest album is, according to our Music Director, Don Yates, “his most focused effort in years” featuring the sounds he’s most known for, i.e. “gloomy, mostly downtempo beats and haunting textures withRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Laura Marling has teamed up with directors Fred & Nick on a 20-minute long short film When Brave Bird Saved that features the four opening songs of her forthcoming LP Once I Was An Eagle. According to the directors the film is “directly inspired, informed, and narrated” by those first four songs. It’s a beautifulRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of their Give Up, album The Postal Service is heading out on tour. The duo of Dntel’s Jimmy Tamborello and Death Cab’s Ben Gibbard released this video (done by Sub Pop Records) to share their story. It tells the humble story of how these two made such an impactRead more…

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