Tag Archives: Pixies

Music that Matters: 2016 Ain’t So Bad

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music that Matters, Vol. 529 – 2016 Ain’t So Bad John Richards leads you throughRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

New York duo Phantogram continue to tease out singles from their forthcoming full-length Three, out September 16th via Republic. We’ve already heard “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” and “Run Run Blood,” and now we’ve got the track “Cruel World,” which the twosome shared on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio show. Listen below, and listenRead more…

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Song of the Day: Pixies – Um Chagga Lagga

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Um Chagga Lagga” by Pixies from theirRead more…

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Thursday Music News

For the single “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore,” Phantogram seem pretty pissed about not getting high anymore. Watch the New York duo tear apart a house in the desert in this clip directed by Grant Singer, and filmed at the Salton Sea, a drought-afflicted saline lake in Southern California. In an interview with FADER,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

If you missed its debut on The Morning Show on KEXP this morning, we have new music from the Pixies! Check out the single “Um Chagga Lagga” below, from their forthcoming full-length Head Carrier, out September 30th via Pixiesmusic/[PIAS]. It’ll be their first album with new bassist Paz Lenchantin (who you may remember from theirRead more…

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Year of the Monkey: A Chinese New Year Video Roundup

Gong Xi Fa Cai! If you’ve already blown your new year’s resolutions, get a fresh start with the lunar calendar and the 2016 Chinese New Year, which begins today, Monday, February 8th, and ends on January 27th, 2017. Traditionally, every year is assigned an animal in the Chinese Zodiac, and 2016 has been declared theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Yo La Tengo will release their latest album Stuff Like That There on August 28. The album will include covers of the Cure, Hank Williams, and others, as well as some reworkings of Yo La Tengo’s own music. Today you can hear their cover of Special Pillow’s “Automatic Doom” and an updated version of theirRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Michele Myers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Out This Week 12/2

December kicks off with another slew of great reissues, including a deluxe version of Yo La Tengo‘s 1994 release Painful. As frontman Ira Kaplan delightfully quips, “Anyone who ever said they liked our older records more than Painful, I just told them they’re wrong.” The deluxe version, titled Extra Painful, features previously unreleased demos andRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Ever since his jaw-dropping in-studio session at KEXP over the summer, we’ve been dying to hear the new full-length from Mark Lanegan. Today, you can finally stream his forthcoming release, Phantom Radio, below. The ninth full-length album from the former-Screaming Trees frontman will hit stores on October 21st via Vagrant. [Stereogum]

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