Tag Archives: Of Monsters and Men

Out This Week 6/9

It’s finally here: the long-awaited sophomore release from KEXP’s Iceland discovery Of Monsters & Men! The album was co-produced by the band and Los Angeles-based producer Rich Costey who’s worked with artists such as Sigur Rós, Death Cab for Cutie, and The Shins, just to name a very few. (And tune in to The AfternoonRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/8

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: Monday, June 8th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Alabama Shakes The Late Late Show withRead more…

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Sasquatch 2015, Day 1: Of Monsters And Men

Friends of the station Of Monsters And Men have come a long way since KEXP filmed them playing in a living room in Reykjavik, Iceland in 2010. In fact, they’ve come a long way even since the station filmed them playing on a bluff at Sasquatch in 2012. KEXP was one of the earliest to discover thisRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Spring 2015!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. First and foremost, a very big thank you to each and every one of you who donated at any point this pastRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival Line-Up Announced!

The line-up for the 2015 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, and it looks like it’s going to be an another amazing Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater the weekend of May 22nd through 25th, and you’ll see performances from: Kendrick Lamar / Robert Plant / Modest Mouse / Lana Del ReyRead more…

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Video Roundup: International Lefthanders Day

It’s August 13th, which means it’s International Lefthanders Day, a worldwide initiative kicked off in 1976 to “promote awareness of the inconveniences facing left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world.” And can you imagine the struggles of being a left-handed musician, at that? Guitarists either need to find left-handed guitars, or get right-handed guitars and alterRead more…

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Iceland Flyaway Spotlight: Of Monsters & Men

One of Iceland’s most popular musical exports, after Björk and Sigur Rós, has to be Of Monsters & Men. We were fortunate to discover this talented young band early and capture them on video as they practiced for their first ever performance at Icelandic Airwaves Festival back in 2010. They’ve since become international superstars, butRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Beck has shared yet another track from his upcoming release Morning Phase, out February 25th via Capitol Records. Stream the track “Waking Light” below. [Pitchfork]

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Video Roundup: Groundhog Day

The Seattle Seahawks aren’t the only creature having a big day today: February 2nd is also Groundhog Day. As you might recall from the 1993 Bill Murray film, the infamous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil will emerge from hibernation on this day. Legend has it, if he sees his shadow, he’ll freak out, retreat back into hisRead more…

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Bonnaroo 2013: Friday

Bonnaroo started its first full day on Friday, but the audience was more than warmed up from the night before. The day would mark the weekend’s first headlining performance (Paul McCartney), the first you-had-to-be-there moment (Wu-Tang’s surprise appearance at the hip-hop Superjam), and the weekend’s first late night spectacle (Animal Collective). A steady mix ofRead more…

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