Tag Archives: Parquet Courts

2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Live Review: Project Pabst 2016 Day 2: Tame Impala, Drive Like Jehu, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Hop Along, Diarrhea Planet, Parquet Courts, and more

Day two of Project Pabst was the blockbuster sequel to Saturday: bigger, dustier, and more lager-fueled. Technically speaking, the attendance was the same – both days were sold out – but the crowd (a seeming third of whom were decked out in Tame Impala shirts) was significantly more energetic on Sunday and from an earlierRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 22nd: Boris performing Pink at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Buena Vista Social Club Presents Omara Portuondo & Eliades Ochoa at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) The Highwaymen, Country Dave at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 8/8

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, August 8th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: DMC (R) Jimmy Kimmel Live: The StrokesRead more…

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Friday Music News

The Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser and vampire Weekend producer Rostam Batmanglij have joined forces to create a side project brilliantly called, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam. The duo will release their debut album, I Had A Dream That You Were Mine, on September 23. Check out new album track “In A Black Out” below. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

M.I.A. and Skrillrex have teamed up on a new single called “Go Off.” The song will be featured on her upcoming studio album AIM, which drops on September 9. Yesterday, M.I.A. announced that this album will be her last, she said: “I wanna go and do some other stuff and take some time out.” WatchRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/11

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, July 11th: Last Call with Carson Daly: Unknown Mortal Orchestra (R) Conan: M. Ward Tuesday,Read 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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Tuesday Music News

After going completely radio silent – get it? – Radiohead has popped back up on social media. They’ve posted a claymation clip to instagram, which shows a woman tied to a tree as part of an odious religious practice. This seems to follow the “Burn the Witch” themed leaflets the band sent to UK fansRead more…

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In Stores Now 4/11

Record Store Day is this coming Saturday, April 16th, but you should head to your favorite independent record stores early to scoop up some of these great new releases, like the latest from Parquet Courts. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says “this Brooklyn band’s latest album is another smartly crafted set of often-sardonic post-punk withRead more…

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