Tag Archives: Of Montreal

In Stores Now 8/15

LA-via-San Francisco band Thee Oh Sees return with their 11th album, a release KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls, “a more jam-oriented take on the band’s adventurous blend of raw garage-rock, trippy psych-rock and motorik prog.” Veteran Minneapolis duo Atmosphere release “a potent set of emotive hip hop inflected with R&B, funk, jazz, blues andRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Holy shit. St. Vincent played a show last night at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, dressed as toilet. The evening also included performances from Father John Misty and Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Joan As Police Woman, and more, although none of them dressed as a sanitation fixture. Proceeds from the show are being donatedRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Treefort Music Fest 2015 3/25-3/29

The name says it all with Boise’s Treefort Music Fest — think intimate clubhouse, and since this is the Northwest, think very big tree. The line-up is tremendous: not just national acts, such as Foxygen, TV on the Radio, Viet Cong, Rubblebucket, Trampled by Turtles, and hometown heroes Built to Spill, but emerging artists fromRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 23rd: • Kristin Hersh, Chris Brokaw at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Little Wings, Karl Blau, With Child at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info) • The Wrecking Crew at SIFF Cinema Uptown // All Ages (more info)

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Out This Week 3/3

They say March is “in like a lion, out like a lamb,” and out this week is the sophomore release from Lady Lamb (formerly Lady Lamb The Beekeeper)! KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release is “a bolder, more direct-sounding album with a dynamic indie-pop sound featuring driving rhythms, guitars and keyboards along withRead more…

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Treefort Music Fest 2015: Additional Lineup Announced

Last month, we shared the first wave of bands playing the 2015 Treefort Music Fest, March 25th – 29th, 2015 in downtown Boise, Idaho. Today, we’ve got the next batch to share, and it’s a doozy! Hometown heroes Built to Spill will take the stage, as well as Syrian artist Omar Souleyman. Both of MontrealRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Georgia rock band Of Montreal will drop a brand new album called Aureate Gloom on March 3. The opening track “Bassem Sabry,” named after the late Egyptian journalist, serves as a perfectly funky jumping off point for the album. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley French pop icons Phoenix have unveiled part one in the their four-part mini-documentary, INITIALS P.H.O.E.N.I.X. Directed by Guillaume Delaperriere, the films will give a behind-the-scenes look at the making of last year’s full-length, Banktrupt! Watch part one below: [Under the Radar]

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Tuesday Music News

This summer, Oscilloscope Laboratories will release The Past Is a Grotesque Animal, a documentary about rock band Of Montreal and the creative antics of frontman Kevin Barnes. Check out the film’s trailer below, there’s even a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it appearance of Janelle Monáe. Unfortunately there won’t be a screening in Seattle, but the film will be availableRead more…

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Out This Week 10/8

DARKSIDE, a brilliant pairing of electronic producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington, is getting a ton of buzz on the internet lately and in fact yesterday earned a “Best New Music” rating of 9.0 on Pitchfork. Our Music Director, Don Yates, describes their debut album, Psychic, as “a moody, entrancing blend of various downtempoRead more…

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