Tag Archives: Sharon van Etten

Tuesday Music News

Sharon Van Etten wrote and recorded a new song inspired by the horrible events of the Pulse Club shooting in Orlando back in June. “Not Myself” is a beautiful and haunting tribute to the victims. Proceeds will go to the gun control nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety. [Pitchfork] In her statement, Van Etten wrote: IRead more…

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Monday Music News

L.A. ladies Warpaint share a new song… titled “New Song.” Well played, Warpaint, well played. The track is slated for their third full-length, Heads Up, which finds the group moving (no pun intended) in a more dance-oriented direction. Vocalist/guitarist Emily Kokal says, via a press release, “We’ve always had this really jammy, high-energy live showRead more…

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KEXP is the New Black: A Jenji Kohan Birthday Video Roundup

If you’re one of those devouring the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black, you’ve got this lady to thank: creator/writer/executive producer Jenji Leslie Kohan, who celebrates her 46th birthday today. And if you’re a KEXP listener who watches this show, you’ve surely recognized music from many KEXP artists woven into the sometimes horrifying,Read more…

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Music That Matters: Midday Mix

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. 518 – Midday Mix Cheryl Waters presents a mix ofRead more…

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Thursday Music News

How many indie rock dudes does it take to cover a Sharon Van Etten song? By our count, four, as footage has surfaced of a 2010 concert where Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon, Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National, and Colin Stetson covered her single “Love More.” Watch below. The footage comes from a MusicNOWRead more…

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Music That Matters: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 5

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. 486 – Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 5 Morning Show hostRead more…

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Monday Music News

In a move we can only hope was inspired by KEXP’s Six Degrees Day, Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli has covered a song by Sharon Van Etten! Stream his version of “A Crime” below, featuring guest vocals from none other than Ani DiFranco, to add another link to the chain. You can download the trackRead more…

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Music That Matters: Wonderlust

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. 473 – Wonderlust Midday Show host Cheryl Waters brings youRead more…

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Song of the Day: Sharon Van Etten – Just Like Blood

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 “Just Like Blood” byRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Veteran indie rock trio Yo La Tengo tackle iconic goth-poppers The Cure on their forthcoming covers album Stuff Like That There, out August 28th on Matador Records. Check out their rendition of the 1990 hit “Friday, I’m in Love” in this video directed by Jason Woliner. As drummer/vocalist Georgia Hubley strolls the streets of Hoboken,Read more…

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