Tag Archives: Of Montreal

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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Tuesday Music News

of Montreal have shared a new track from their upcoming Lousy With Sylvianbriar album (out October 8). “She Ain’t Speakin’ Now” sounds like it’s straight out of the 60s. It was written by frontman Kevin Barnes while his wife and daughter were ill and he was “pretty paranoid about catching what they had.” That explainsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo has released an animated magical video for “Ohm” from Fade. In it, two kids try to figure out what exactly a “Yo La Tengo” is. Where one takes the mathematical route (is that Marlyin Manson and Macy Grey I see in that equation?), the other is pulled into a full-blown world whereRead more…

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