Tag Archives: Soft Black

Photos from the Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios NYC, Pt. 1

This is the first of an ongoing series of installments showcasing the great photos shot during the KEXP Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios in New York City. This set includes acts from the boroughs of New York and around the world. We were treated to Brooklyn dance punk from Matt & Kim,Read more…

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Live Video: More sessions from the Cutting Room Studios

Last year, the Cutting Room Studios NYC hosted over 40 in-studios for KEXP and the Morning Show, with a wide range of local, national, and international artists including Phoenix, Matt & Kim, …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Phantogram, The xx, Fiery Furnaces and a whole lot more. We’ve already sharedRead more…

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KEXP at CMJ 2009, Day 1: Soft Black

Soft Black could easily get mixed up in the emerging Brooklyn lo-fi movement, taking minimalist folk-tinged tunes and turning them into modern retro rock gems. Fortunately, the band was lucky enough to get hooked up early with engineer Charles Burst (Crystal Stilts, Neko Case) who helped turn their early demos into the sound you hearRead more…

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Song of the Day: Soft Black – The Earth Is Black

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 featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “The Earth Is Black” byRead more…

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Out This Week 7/21

Just in time to cool down for the summer, Sigur Ros vocalist/guitarist Jon Thor Birgisson and his partner Alex Somers, aka Jónsi & Alex, who have been collaborating on visual art (and raw food recipes) for several years, are releasing their music debut, Riceboy Sleeps, today. Fans of Sigur Ros will definitely recognize the sameRead more…

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