Tag Archives: No Age

Monday Music News

If you had any doubts that Prince was in touch with current pop culture (or had a sense of humor), the purple-loving icon not only made headlines last week by starting up a Twitter account (@3rdeyegirl) but also just released the jaw-droppingly funny new artwork to his latest single, “Breakfast Can Wait,” featuring Dave ChappelleRead more…

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Monday Music News

MGMT is apparently very much interested in collaborating with the “Hobo Rocket” band Pond in the future. Talking about their forthcoming self-titled album, VanWyngarden said it is “less distraught, nervous and paranoid” than the last – and “Your Life is a Lie” is both confident and absurd, allowing them to embrace both their surreal tendenciesRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

David Bowie has decided to spread the love a few months early this year. He’s released the music video for the track “Valentine’s Day” off of his recent album, The Next Day. The video doesn’t try to overwhelm you with visuals, there’s just Bowie and his guitar. The simplicity really allows you to notice justRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve always known Nathan Williams had a sense of humor, but Wavves‘ new video for “That’s on Me” feels both humorous and deadly serious. Sometimes you are just mad and need a cheerleader and a … sword? The video pairs destruction born of frustration and the playful metal-wannabe riffing of Williams singing “that’s on me.”Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Earlier in the year Poliça released “Tiff”, in collaboration with Justin Vernon – and today they have released the dark, claustrophobia-inducing, cinematic video for their already mildly scary song. In the video, which I’ll warn you now only becomes more violent from the moment it starts, Channy Leaneagh plays all the roles, torturing herself  usingRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

R.I.P. Broadcast’s Trish Keenan: We’re deeply saddened to report that Broadcast frontwoman Trish Keenan died last Friday. A statement on the Warp Records site details her recent battle with pneumonia which had left her in intensive care. Artists share some of their reactions here. Trent Reznor wins Golden Globe: Last night, Nine Inch Nails main man Trent ReznorRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, November 23rd FREELANCE WHALES with Miniature Tigers @ The Crocodile The last time Freelance Whales were in Seattle they were opening for Tokyo Police Club. Now they’re headlining their own show with fellow New York band Miniature Tigers helping out. Their quirky indie pop is led by Judah Dadone’s tender, emotional vocals that soundRead more…

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Out This Week 9/28

One listen to the heavy hitters from this week’s new releases and you’ll know they’ve definitely upped their game. The LA duo No Age have never sounded so confident in their mix of lo-fi garage rock and experimental sounds. Abe Vigoda have gone a bit darker, trading tropical punk styles for moodier post-punk… and they’reRead more…

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Song of the Day: No Age – Glitter

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 offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Two influential music personalities passed away this week. Saxophonist Fred Anderson, a fervent figure in the Chicago jazz scene, was lost at the age of 81. Pete Quaife, bassist for The Kinks from 1961 to 1969, has died at 66.

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