Tag Archives: Sigur Ros

Tuesday Music News

In perhaps the most epic triple header since Florida’s Liturgy/Sleigh Bells/Diplo shows earlier this year, it has just been announced that Grimes, Diplo, and Skrillex will be touring across Canada on a train. They won’t be coming to Seattle at all, but if you don’t mind the drive, the Full Flex Express, as they callRead more...

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Friday Music News

Passion Pit is back!  Sort of!  Check out their pulsating remix of Swedish duo We Are Serenades‘ first single, “Birds” off of their album debut, Criminal Heaven, here. He is now, quite literally, the king of pop.  Pepsi is commemorating the 25th anniversary of Michael Jackson‘s seminal album Bad by adorning one billion cans with hisRead more...

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Record Store Day 2012: The Top Vinyl Releases

Earlier in our coverage of Record Store Day 2012, KEXP has covered both the full list of record exclusives and live events around Seattle; however, amidst the many, many special releases available this weekend, we’ve highlighted the vinyl releases that we’re super excited about. Arcade Fire - “Sprawl II” (Mountains Beyond Mountains)  Courtesy of MergeRead more...

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Thursday Music News

90s throwback heroes Yuck have released a new track entitled “Chew”. As is with the rest of their catalogue, the song is fantastically catchy and has more crunchy, fuzzed-out guitar than your ears can handle. Check it out below: Sigur Rós have announced a North American tour in support of new album Valtari, out MayRead more...

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Monday Music News

No longer content with having babies and doing solo projects, ethereal indie rock band Sigur Ros are taking a break from their break to drop their newest studio album in four years this coming May.  The record, titled Valtari, promises to explore “new” territory by blending sounds both ambient, grand, and introverted.Check out ekki mukk fromRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Sigur Rós has emerged from hibernation and will play their first show since 2008 at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in the UK. They’ve announced that there will be more tour dates via their web site. Besides appearing at Sasquatch this year, Explosions in the Sky have announced other US tour dates. Check themRead more...

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Out This Week 12/13

Not much to find on Largehearted Boy’s list of new releases this week but a few choice items. Opening next weekend, in time for Christmas, is the new Cameron Crowe movie, We Bought a Zoo. Whether or not it’s going to be his next Almost Famous or Elizabethtown (the critics are saying somewhere in between),Read more...

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Out This Week 11/15

This week’s list of new releases is full of older and newer favorites. Among those in our heavy rotation is Welsh band Los Campesinos!‘s fourth album, perhaps their most accomplished to date, and which our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “a well-crafted set of anthemic indie-pop combining bright pop hooks and boisterous sing-a-long choruses withRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Earlier this year SNL’s Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein brought Northwest quirkiness to the masses with Portlandia, an IFC sketch comedy show about independent coffee shops, boutique hotels, extreme veganism, and everything else that makes Portland Portland. The show was cult hit, so much so that IFC decided to bring it back for aRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Sigur Rós don’t do anything small, and their upcoming concert film/live album Inni looks to be no different. While the full thing doesn’t hit until November 15th, the band has put up the first ten minutes of the recording for viewing on their Facebook page. All it costs is the price of a “like,” whateverRead more...

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