Tag Archives: Slowdive

Tuesday Music News

Fresh from her feature on this week’s episode of “Twin Peaks,” Sharon Van Etten has shared a remix to a track she wrote and released last year in honor of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, which happened one year ago yesterday. Titled “Not Myself,” Etten explained the reasoning for its release: “During the journeyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Beach House has shared the track “Chariot” off their upcoming album B-Sides and Rarities, a collection of 14 tracks that never made it onto any of their 6 previous albums. “Chariot” comes from the Depression Cherry and Thank Your Lucky Stars era; both albums were released in 2015 only months apart. In a press release, they explain, “When we announcedRead more…

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In Stores Now 5/8

It’s a good week for comebacks. UK band Slowdive return with their first new album in 22 years. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “a strong return-to-form of shoegazerish dream-pop with swirling, reverbed guitars, ethereal vocals, hazy harmonies and blissed-out melodies.” It’s been 17 years since the last from reunited El Paso-bred band AtRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Rachel Goswell of Slowdive

It was exciting enough when Slowdive reunited in 2014 for a worldwide tour, but now the Berkshire-based shoegazers will release a self-titled LP tomorrow, Friday, May 5th, via Dead Oceans. It’s their fourth album, and first new music in 22 years. Founding member, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist Rachel Goswell took some time to chat with KEXPRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Those Radiohead fans are sharp: YES, to confirm the posters and the cryptic Twitter video, the band are indeed re-issuing their acclaimed 1997 album OK Computer in honor of its 20th anniversary. Cleverly titled OKNOTOK, it will include a remastered version of the original album, eight B-sides, and three previously unreleased tracks from the era:Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: The 2017 Seagaze Festival at LoFi Performance Gallery 4/20-4/23

Only in its second year, the 2017 Seagaze Festival continues to lift their heads to spotlight some of the Northwest’s finest shoegaze, post punk, and psychrock bands this Thursday, April 20th through Sunday, April 23rd at the LoFi Performance Gallery. Blackpool Astronomy guitarist Jeff McCollough has planned an impressive four-day schedule featuring beloved artist/producer ErikRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Not to be outdone by fellow shoegazers Ride, Slowdive have announced their first new album in 22 years! The self-titled LP will be out May 5th via Dead Oceans. We’ve already heard the single “Star Roving.” Stream a new track below, titled “Sugar for the Pill.” On Wednesday, the band will perform live from TheRead more…

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Music that Matters: The Tummy Ache Music that Matters Podcast

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. 552 – The Tummy Ache Music that Matters Podcast TheRead more…

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Song of the Day: Slowdive – Star Roving

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, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Star Roving” from Slowdive, which is aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Back in 2014, legendary shoegaze greats Slowdive reunited for a performance at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival. With their peers Ride and Lush both reuniting after two years and writing new music, it’s no surprise that Slowdive have done the same. Stream the track “Star Roving” below, their first new music in 22 years. Via aRead more…

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