Tag Archives: Strand of Oaks

TV Eye: Week of 5/15

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: Monday, May 15th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Weezer, Todd Rundgren The Late Show withRead more…

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Thursday Music News

We’ve got more new music to share from the forthcoming full-length from Leeds UK trio alt-J. Earlier this month, we got our first taste with “3WW“; below, you can stream the track “In Cold Blood.” (Heads up for the epilepsy-prone.) Both will appear on the album Relaxer out June 2nd release via Canvasback. [ SpinRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/27

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: Monday, March 27th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Aimee Mann Conan: Gary Clark Jr. Tuesday,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

UK trio The xx are heading out on tour soon (including a Monday, April 24th stop at CenturyLink Field), but before they go, they’ve shared a video for the track “Say Something Loving.” Director Alasdair McLellan captures young Londoners caught in lazers and love. On Facebook, the band state, “We wanted to celebrate our hometownRead more…

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In Stores Now 2/20

Highlights this week include the latest from Swedish singer/songwriter Jens Lekman. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls Lekman’s fourth LP, “a smartly crafted set of buoyant orchestral dance-pop inflected with disco, calypso, samba and other styles, combining bouncy dance beats and a variety of instrumentation with his nasal crooning, sunny melodies and finely chiseled, often-wryRead more…

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Song of the Day: Strand of Oaks – Radio Kids

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Radio Kids” by StrandRead more…

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Monday Music News

Radiohead are coming to Seattle! Following the Coachella announcement earlier this year, the guys have revealed some additional U.S. tour dates, including a Saturday, April 8th stop at Key Arena. Sure would be easy for them to walk next door to KEXP and hang out. Anyway! Keep it tuned to KEXP all day as weRead more…

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Music that Matters: Radio Kids

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. 547 – Radio Kids For her first mix of 2017,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

We’ve finally got a release date to announce for the new Run the Jewels! The highly-anticipated RTJ3 hits the internet as a free download on January 13th, with physical copies to follow, same day in North America and January 20th everywhere else. Special guests include Kamasi Washington (who, incidentally, will be LIVE on KEXP tomorrowRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The vocal interplay between Colin Meloy and Laura Viers is well documented on albums by The Decemberists. But, for fan-favorite “Yankee Bayonet,” they almost went with another vocalist! Hearing is believing: stream a demo version recorded with Alela Diane below. The outtake will be included in the 10th anniversary edition of The Crane Wife, aRead more…

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