Tag Archives: Sharon van Etten

Song of the Day: Sharon Van Etten - Taking Chances

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 DJ Cheryl Waters, is “Taking Chances” by SharonRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Summer Fun

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. 418 - Summer Fun So much music, so little time.Read more...

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Live Video: Sharon Van Etten

If Sharon Van Etten were a different person, her brutal honesty would be too much to bear. On her terrific new album, Are We There (read our review of it here), no painful moment, self-critique or regret is too deep to share... and there are real depths in her songs! But just as her songsRead more...

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TV Eye: Week of 7/21

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Tuesday, July 22nd Conan: the Hold Steady Last Call with Carson Daly: Midlake Wednesday, July 23rdRead more...

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Monday Music News

He doesn’t need anyone... except his sound guy. Watch the latest video from Hamilton Leithauser below for the track “I Don’t Need Anyone” from his debut solo album, Black Hours. Leithauser leads his life — getting a haircut, going to a museum, etc. — accompanied by Christopher Colbert, the band’s actual sound guy, the onlyRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Up until now we’ve only had live renditions of new Interpol songs to share, but we finally have the first single from their fifth album, El Pintor (or “The Painter” in Spanish, ALSO an anagram for the band name). Check out the video for “All The Rage Back Home” below, directed by frontman Paul BanksRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, July 1st • Fuck Buttons, Total Life at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • Kraftwerk 3-D at The Paramount // All Ages (more info) • Painted Palms at Barboza // 21+ (more info)

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Music That Matters Podcast: Amplifiers Love Week Master 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. 411 - Amplifiers Love Week Master Mix: KEXP’s Afternoon ShowRead more...

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Album Review: Sharon Van Etten - Are We There

There’s a moment on “Every Time the Sun Comes Up”, the closing track on Are We There, the fourth studio album by Sharon Van Etten, when the New Jersey songwriter nonchalantly declares “I wash your dishes, but I still shit in your bathroom”. For obvious reasons, it’s a line that immediately stands out, but it’sRead more...

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Out This Week 5/27

Recover from the holiday weekend with some new music, like the latest from KEXP favorite Sharon Van Etten. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes her fourth release as, “a masterful set of brooding folk-pop... the album features a sparsely produced, mostly slow-burning sound with solemn piano and organ, muted guitars, stately rhythms and occasional hornsRead more...

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