Tag Archives: Okkervil River

Monday News Roundup

Don’t fret if you missed Okkervil River‘s performance of their new album I Am Very Far last weekend: the album is now streaming in its entirety over at NPR. Below, catch the band performing “We Need a Myth.” As previously reported, dreamy synthpop maestro Washed Out recently signed to Sub Pop, with his debut releaseRead more...

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Okkervil River Debuting New LP via Webcast

Will Scheff has never lacked for literacy, and the Okkervil River frontman’s latest LP I Am Very Far is no exception. Now, you can be one of the first to experience the new album played live in full. Tomorrow night at 7 PM Eastern standard time, the band will play the new record - allRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 3/31

It’s been four years, but French bangers Justice have finally dropped a new single, following their lauded debut Cross. Seattle’s 107.7 The End posted a stream of the track, called “Civilization,” which you can listen to here: Holy Ghost! has another sneak peek at their upcoming with “Wait & See,” a new-wavin’ synth pop jamRead more...

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Song of the Day: Okkervil River - Wake And Be Fine

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 tracks, 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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Video Roundup: February 17, 2011

Okkervil River stopped by Jimmy Fallon’s late night show last month to play a couple songs off of their upcoming release, I Am Very Far. Now, catch a web-exclusive additional performance of non-album B-side “Weave Room Blues.” Backing Will Scheff’s traditional lineup were A.C. Newman (of The New Pornographers and Damon Bryson (of The Roots).Read more...

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Thursday News VS The World

Three years of Swedish folk troubadour and guitarist extraordinaire Jose Gonzalez‘s life will be shown to the massed in the documentary titled The Extraordinary Life of Jose Gonzalez. The film follows Gonzalez as he records his album In Our Nature. This documentary certainly looks off-beat. Check out the link to see the trailer.

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Roky Erickson with Okkervil River - Goodbye Sweet Dreams

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

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Thursday News Threads

We at KEXP are sad to inform you of two recent deaths. Indie rock songwriter Jay Reatard passed away yesterday morning at the age of only twenty-nine. His most recent release was critically acclaimed and is frequently played here at the station. R.I.P.

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Song of the Day: Okkervil River - Lost Coastlines

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Lost Coastlines” by Okkervil RiverRead more...

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