Tag Archives: Smashing Pumpkins

Out This Week 6/19

A Fiona Apple album is a rare thing, both for its scarcity — this is her first album in seven years — and for the quality of art pop that her contemporaries just seem unable to match. Today sees the release of The Idler Wheel, short for a title longer than this sentence. Fans couldn’tRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Out This Week! | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit has uploaded another Gossamer track entitled “I’ll Be Alright”. If “Take A Walk” didn’t seem crazy or danceable enough for you, “I’ll Be Alright” will fulfill all of your Passion Pit desires. The song is a dizzying combination of all that we have come to know and love about Angelakos’s excellent and uniqueRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thursday News Threads

Vampire Weekend‘s new album, Contra, is due out January 12th. It appears the band were trying some kind of underhanded viral marketing scheme to leak the word out early. Now their “faked” website, IThinkUrAContra.com, just forwards to their official one. Meh. Do you know which band whips it good and is coming to Seattle forRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News, New York | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Thursday News Threads

Lots of free new music in the news today! Sup Pop band Fruit Bats, who have finished their latest album (which they previewed on KEXP earlier this year), are offering the title track of the forthcoming album, The Ruminant Band: Fruit Bats – The Ruminant Band (MP3) NYC dance post-punkers The Rapture have announced theRead more…

Posted in Music News, New York | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Thursday News Threads 6/25

Carson Daly was doing his new show from Seattle last week, and while he was visiting Sub Pop, our own DJ Sharlese tweeted that he should come here… so he did! Check out the video of Carson at KEXP meeting Sharlese, Kevin Cole, Rachel Ratner and others. “It’s kinda cool” he was here! (The KEXPRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News, New York | Also tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Thursday News 6/11

Wanna feel old? The Smashing Pumpkins recently have been jamming with a 19 year old drummer named Mike Bryne, hanging out in the studio with the kid, and even working on demos with the Oregon youngster. An update on the Pumpkins website states” Billy has been working with young (19) Mike Byrne on demos. WordRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News, New York | Also tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thursday News Threads

In case you missed it, the shortlist for the 33 1/3 series was revealed over the weekend and reactions have been far from positive. As Prefix Mag points out, much of the list — including albums from AC/DC, The Beatles, Bowie, etc. — is comprised of bands that have had titles in the series beforeRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News, New York | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

  • Listen Live:

    High Quality AAC+
    Excellent for PC, Mac, iPhones/iPads, Android Devices, tables, iTunes, Winamp, and VLC. High quality audio, low bandwidth

    MP3 Stream
    Best for computers running OSX or Windows with iTunes or the open source VideoLAN Player installed

  • Breaking New Ground Together!

    Help Build Our New Home!
  • KEXP AND THE UW

    The University of Washington Logo KEXP is a service of the
    University of Washington
  • iTunes and KEXP

    iTunes Logo
    You can now find KEXP under "Eclectic" in iTunes after the demise of the "Public" category, to better represent the diversity of our daytime variety shows and numerous specialty programs.
Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories