Tag Archives: Pond

Music That Matters Podcast: Origami Renaissance

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. 448 – Origami Renaissance Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole foldsRead more…

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Out This Week 1/27

It’s uncanny that yesterday just happened to be Australia Day, and the highlights of this week’s new releases are dominated by the down under! Merge Records release the latest from Melbourne pop quartet Twerps, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes is, “a masterful album of jangly indie-pop reminiscent at times of Yo La Tengo,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Australia Day!

Today is Australia Day, the country’s celebration of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur Phillip. In honor of their national holiday, KEXP salutes the great music to come from thisRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Her self-titled release has been popping up on tons of End-of-the-Year Top Albums lists, and today, St. Vincent shares a video for album highlight “Birth In Reverse.” In the clip, Annie Clark shreds in a cloud of smoke. Watch below: [Consequence of Sound]

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Live Video: Pond

Don’t think Pond a lesser Tame Impala. Though they drink from the same cosmic pool as their fellow Perthians (and share members, past and current), the Australian five-piece ride a heavier wavelength. Friends Nick Allbrook, Jay Watson and Joseph Ryan formed the band originally to play whatever the hell they wanted, but since they’ve realizedRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Yours To Shake

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. 434 – Yours To Shake Midday Show host Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 27th • The Kills, Baby In Vain at the Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • BIG K.R.I.T., Two-9 at the Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Ballet School at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, October 28th • KEXP Presents Pond at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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Song of the Day: Pond – Waiting Around For Grace

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Waiting For Grace” by PondRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s true: Sleater-Kinney are back! The beloved Northwest trio went on hiatus in 2006, but will release their eighth full-length album, No Cities to Love, on January 20th via Sub Pop. Get a sneak peek with the lyric video to the first single “Bury Our Friends,” featuring director/actor Miranda July. S-K have also announced someRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot were guests on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. Despite the language barrier, the two were able to keep up with Colbert’s quips via a translator. Watch parts one and two of their interview below. [Pitchfork]

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