Tag Archives: Saint Etienne

Midnight In A Perfect World: Saint Etienne

Influential British trio and longtime KEXP favorites Saint Etienne released a wonderful cover of Neil Young’s song “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” as their breakout debut single nearly 30 years ago, and they’re still going strong today. With each new release, they continue to find ways to tweak and perfect their sophisticated blend ofRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Mac DeMarco shares another new track from his forthcoming album This Old Dog, out May 5th via Captured Tracks. Check out the lovely single “On the Level” below. In a statement, DeMarco explains, “This record has a lot to do with my family and my life right now and the way I’m feeling. One ofRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

There’s been a lot of speculation about Amber Coffman‘s departure from Dirty Projectors. The lead single from her solo debut City Of No Reply is defiantly titled “All To Myself,” yet the album was produced by her former bandmate David Longstreth. On the latest and seventh Dirty Projectors album, Longstreth sings candid, intensely personal lyricsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

What the hell? Are the planets aligned? Did they work this out in advance? Because today, we have a slew of new releases to share. First up, a new solo album from Thurston Moore. We had a hunch it was coming after he shared the stand-alone track “Cease Fire.” Now you can check out theRead more…

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Sound and Vision: A Collection of David Bowie Covers

It goes without saying that David Bowie was an inspiration to generations: his influence can be heard in every genre from grunge to new wave to classical. Bowie transcended every style over the past 50 years, and there will truly be no one else like him in music history. As KEXP pays tribute to DavidRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you attended their show at Neumos earlier this year, you may recall Real Estate covering The Nerves during their encore. The Jersey boys will be including a studio-recorded version of that track “Paper Doll” as the b-side to the “Had to Hear” limited edition 7″ single, out tomorrow from Domino Records. Stream the coverRead more…

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Get Ready for the One-Day Radio Rally!

I’m a sucker for a good B-side. As a teenager, one of my favorite cassettes was the 1984 Warner Bros. compilation Revenge of the Killer B’s. My classmates might have recognized some of the featured artists (Talking Heads, the B-52’s, Depeche Mode, Madonna), but they didn’t know these songs. Familiarity with flipsides was a badgeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We finish out October with Halloween and a strong week of shows ahead, and we swing right into November with a ton of other great choices. Monday starts pretty damn string with Robyn Hitchcock and the Young Fresh Fellows at Triple Door, Dark Dark Dark, Emily Wells, and Eternal Fair at Crocodile, and  Nneka at Tractor Tavern. Some scaryRead more…

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