Tag Archives: Perfume Genius

TV Eye: Week of 10/27

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, October 27th: Late Show with David Letterman: Mastodon The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: WilcoRead more...

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Live Video: Perfume Genius

Perfume Genius mastermind Mike Hadreas is a local, but it wasn’t until the 2010 Matador 21 anniversary shows in Las Vegas that I first saw him live. Sandwiched on the bill between two iconic heavyweights (Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Cat Power, for crissakes), Mike sat timidly behind his piano with his boyfriend. He seemedRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 20th • KEXP Presents Sloan at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Placebo with The Moth & The Flame at Showbox SoDo // All Ages (more info) • MØ, Holychild at the Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Tennis, Pure Bathing Culture, Crystal Skulls at Neumos // 21+ (more info)

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Out This Week 9/23

It’s the first day of Autumn, and the new releases are falling all over the place. The sophomore release from Alt-J is finally officially out. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates notes, “this English band carries on with their second album, a generally more subdued, organic and atmospheric take on the band’s quirky, expansive prog-pop, combiningRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 22nd • Orenda Fink at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • The Aislers Set at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, September 23rd • Bob Mould Band, Cymbals Eat Guitars at The Neptune // All Ages (more info)

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Monday Music News

Many have responded to the emotional strength of the new Strand Of Oaks’ album Heal, and now frontman Tim Showalter turns his attention to a song that holds emotional resonance for him. Stream his cover of The National‘s “Pink Rabbits” below, a song he tells Magnet Magazine, “saved me and destroyed me simultaneously.” [Stereogum]

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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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