Tag Archives: Santigold

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mel

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! THEESatisfaction at KEXP, 03/27/12 // photo credit: Dave Lichterman (more photos)Read more...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 1

Allen Stone and his band were the first act on the mainstage Friday night, and without a doubt, they opened up Sasquatch! with a bang. Stone’s set was 45 minutes of pure energy. He played all of the crowd favorites, including “Sleep”, “Satisfaction”, “Unaware”, and his wonderful version of Bob Marley’s classic “Is This Love”.Read more...

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Sasquatch! has arrived!

For those of us out here at the Gorge, Memorial Weekend has started. Camping grounds are packed full of tents and cars are blowing their speakers on pump up tunes. Waiting in massive lines exchanging tickets for wristbands, we got to meet new friends and share our love for the bands we are excited toRead more...

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Out This Week 5/1

Baltimore band Lower Dens finally release Nootropics this week after much well-deserved hype. While Twin-Hand Movement may have been good, Nootropics sees Lower Dens find their own place in the scene with a rewarding, excellent experience. The krautrock-tinged lead single “Brains” was our KEXP Song of the Day several weeks ago. The track was oneRead more...

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Monday Music News

Today on the Midday Show, Cheryl waters premiered the title track to the forthcoming album by The Walkmen (due June 5). If you missed it or want to listen to it again, here’s “Heaven”: The Temper Trap’s self-titled second studio album will be out a couple weeks earlier, on May 21, , but you canRead more...

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Friday Music News

A new track from Seattle locals THEESatisfaction‘s upcoming album awE naturalE has popped up on Stereogum. The song is called “Enchantruss”, and features a contribution from Palaceer Lazaro of Shabazz Palaces. Along with the lead single from the album “QueenS”, awE naturalE is looking more and more awesome. It is available for download here. TheRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

A new video popped up today from Santigold. The video is for her new single “Disparate Youth”, which debuts today on iTunes. The song comes from her much anticipated new LP, Master Of My Make-Believe. Watch the video above. The Shins have created a video for their newest single “Simple Song.” Oddly enough, instead ofRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Quite possibly invigorated after his recent split with Zooey Deschanel, Death Cab For Cutie front man Ben Gibbard has rallied the troops and will be playing a slew of dates around the globe beginning in February. The North Amercian leg of the tour will kick off in April and feature Youth Lagoon opening a numberRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist: Santigold

Philly-born singer-composer Santigold started her music career working with ska-punk band Stiffed after moving to Brooklyn in 2005.  A talented songwriter and producer, she wrote songs for Marc Ronson and Lilly Allen. She got an offer from the label Lizard King after showing off her voice at a Stiffed show and took band member JohnRead more...

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Austin City Limits Lineup Announced

Austin is nearly indisputably the live music capital of the US, and no more is this more apparent than in this year’s Austin City Limits Festival. Taking place September 16-18 in Austin’s Zilker Park, the fest sports a lineup of heavyweights that would make even Coachella feel humbled. Read ‘em and weep (or rush toRead more...

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