Tag Archives: Perfume Genius

Thursday Music News

Yesterday, Grimes unearthed a previously unreleased track that she recorded in 2009 with Devon Welsh of Majical Cloudz. At the time, the pair were on bad terms with their obese cat, Voignamir, who weighed somewhere between 20-30 pounds. His dieting angst inspired this song, which you can stream on her Tumblr here. Along with theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been three long years, but Brooklyn band The Drums are back with a new song. Stripped back down to the founding duo of Jonny Pierce and Jacob Graham, Pierce explained the new song to Noisey.com: “It’s about shedding off what binds you and protecting what’s good, finding a safe place away from everyone andRead more...

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Gay-E-X-P 2014

I swear KEXP gets gayer every year. Granted, the station was pretty gay to begin with. So many of the artists you hear on a regular basis on KEXP are members of the LGBT community: The Magnetic Fields, Sleater-Kinney, Bob Mould, Antony & the Johnsons. Plus the Pacific Northwest scene teems with amazing queer musiciansRead 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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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Friday Music News

While on her third extensive tour of the United States of the year, the apparently tireless Laura Marling found time to not only have a custom resonator ukulele made for her, but to also write a song on it to promote her model. Appropriately titled “Not Done Traveling”, the song is about wearily traveling fromRead more...

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Live Review: The xx w/ Perfume Genius & Jacques Greene @ Showbox at the Market 7/25

Wednesday night may have been one of the better bookings in recent Showbox history. The xx are prefacing their tour in support of upcoming record Coexist with a string of gigs at smaller venues. Their “big” show for the new record will be at the Paramount on October 6 (which you can get tickets forRead more...

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New Music Video Roundup

Seattle local Perfume Genius has posted a new video for Put Your Back N 2 It track “Dark Parts”. Featuring puppies and Scrabble with mom, it’s an adorable video for a heartwarming tune. Check it out: Following the popularity of the choose-your-own-adventure video for their tune “Met Before”, Chairlift has created another video and anotherRead more...

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Record Store Day 2012: Live around Seattle

Every year, Seattle’s local record stores put on a great show for Record Store Day, and navigating between all the events is almost as complicated as scheduling out your weekend at Sasquatch. In an effort to make your struggle as straightforward as possible, here’s a list and description of the events that are happening thisRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

This weeks shows start off with Jeff Magnum (of Neutral Milk Hotel) performing the first of two nights at the Moore Theatre on Monday night, and Porcelain Raft at the Crocodile. On Tuesday, Absolute Monarchs start their local reign with a performance at Easy Street Records in Queen Anne. Wednesday night,  The Moondoggies are atRead more...

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