Tag Archives: PJ Harvey

Monday Music News

A mere week after we aired his KEXP in-studio session, and Boise-based artist Trevor Powers, a.k.a. Youth Lagoon, has announced he’s calling it quits. In a statement on Twitter, the bright young artist writes, “there is nothing left to say through Youth Lagoon. It will exist no more.” Read the complete statement below. If youRead more…

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Monday Music News

Local duo ODESZA share a clip today for “It’s Only” [ft. Zyra], a track from their 2014 release In Return. Writer and director Dan Brown explains his inspiration, noting the track “speaks to something elemental, fire, water, love, but from a viewpoint that seems removed. Things happen, good or bad. So it goes. This inspiredRead more…

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Friday Music News

PJ Harvey is taking an exciting approach to recording her ninth studio album. It will be recorded at London’s Somerset House from January 16 to February 14 as part of an art installation called Recording in Progress. Those are lucky enough to attend will be able to watch Harvey work through one-way glass. [Pitchfork] AtmosphereRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Scottish group Young Fathers took the Barclaycard Mercury Prize yesterday with their debut album, Dead, beating out artists like Damon Albarn and FKA Twigs. The winner is selected each year by a panel of UK music critics and industry figures. Watch the band perform LIVE in the KEXP studios back in May of this year:Read more…

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Video Roundup: Bob Dylan Revisited

This weekend, Bob Dylan and his Band will sing out from the beautiful stage at The Paramount for a three-night engagement, from Friday, October 17th to Sunday, October 19th. The Seattle dates actually kick off the North American portion of what’s being called Never Ending Tour 2014, a joking reference to the fact that DylanRead more…

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Video Roundup: Earth Day 2013 Playlist

Preceding the mass media’s adoption of the “green” movement by almost forty years, Earth Day celebrates and demonstrates support for environmental protection. Now in its 43rd year, the initially proposed date for the internationally-observed holiday was March 21 – the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere – but the established date was chosenRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mel

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

For the second time this year, Fleet Foxes treated local fans to a two-night residency at the Paramount. While their first stint doubled as an album release party for Helplessness Blues, the ebullient hype had had time to simmer for their shows on Tuesday and Wednesday. So much so that Robin Pecknold debuted a newRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Record Store Day will be upon us this Saturday, April 16. This means an ungodly amount of new music will be released, a complete list of which you can see here. Also out will be a Sub Pop sampler CD, which will include mostly unreleased tracks from what is up-and-coming from the Northwest label forRead more…

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