Tag Archives: Preoccupations

Friday Music News

If you missed last night’s encore screening of One More Time With Feeling at SIFF Cinema Uptown, you’ll be glad to know the emotional Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds documentary will be coming to DVD and Blu-ray (in both 2D and 3D formats) on March 3rd. Director Andrew Dominik gives an intimate look atRead more…

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Live Review: Preoccupations with Methyl Ethel at Neumos 11/2/16

It’s hard enough to make money nowadays as a musician, let alone when you have to ditch all momentum you’ve gained thus far and start again. But watching the bands the make the cut and bottle lightning a second time is like watching a boxer come off a loss stronger than ever. It’s not justRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, November 1st: Tony Bennett at Paramount Theatre (more info) Wednesday, November 2nd: Preoccupations (formerly Viet Cong), Methyl Ethyl at Neumos (more info) Balance & Composure, Foxing, Mercury Girls at The Crocodile (more info) Thursday, November 3rd: KEXP Presents Classixx, Phantoms, Harriet Brown at The Crocodile (more info) KEXP Presents Honeyblood at Barboza (more info)Read more…

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In Stores Now 9/19

September continues to be strong for new releases. Highlights include the latest from Staten Island, NY band Cymbals Eat Guitars. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says their fourth album, “brings a bit more of an expansive and energetic sound to their anthemic indie-rock. Produced by John Congleton, the album adds synths, occasional horns and otherRead more…

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Thursday Music News

All throughout the Midday Show on KEXP today, DJ Cheryl Waters has been sharing tracks from the forthcoming Cymbals Eat Guitars album, Pretty Years. Miss a few songs? Had to go into a meeting? You can stream the entire album here, via NPR Music. The band will be crashing through (argh, puns! I can’t helpRead more…

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Music that Matters: It’s Tomorrow Now

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. 526 – It’s Tomorrow Now You never need to wait toRead more…

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Song of the Day: Preoccupations – Anxiety

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Anxiety” by Preoccupations from their self-titled 2016Read more…

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Music that Matters: Strange Relations and Lost Boys

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. 525 – Strange Relations and Lost Boys DJ Atticus takes youRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

7/14 update: The GoFundMe has since been removed. Soulful singer/songwriter Shawn Smith has come across bad times. The vocalist for Pigeonhed, Brad, and Satchel, to name a few, is currently “homeless” (i.e. he has temporary housing, but friends aren’t sure how long that will last). A longtime friend of Smith’s has set up a GoFundmeRead more…

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Monday Music News

Over the weekend, elderly folks everywhere were introduced to well-tressed Philly rocker Kurt Vile as he was spotlighted on Saturday’s CBS This Morning (a show whose key demographic tends to skew older). Watch Vile perform “I’m An Outlaw,” “Dust Bunnies,” and “Pretty Pimpin,” as well as chat with host anchor Anthony Mason, below. If theRead more…

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