Tag Archives: Sufjan Stevens

Music That Matters podcast: Kevin Cole, International Man of Daring

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 bi-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. 229 – Kevin Cole, International Man of Daring Like aRead more…

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Out This Week 10/12

Local band The Moondoggies, not only our recent guests from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, but also our guests live in-studio today at noon! It’s another big week for new releases… maybe not for blockbusters, but the ones that get fans frothing at the mouth, like Sufjan Stevens‘ long awaited LP, which doesn’t follow the state-themedRead more…

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Song of the Day: Sufjan Stevens – Heirloom

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, unreleased songs, and independent recordings from artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Thursday Music News Jamboree

Masters of lustfully minimalist music, The XX, were recently awarded the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. Industry insiders from the UK and Ireland convened to decided which LP was the masterpiece of the year and the band’s debut self-titled released earned them the titled plus £20,000. Check out more details over at Stereogum.

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Monday News Mash-Up

Time for a reunion we can all get behind: Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch. Jarmusch and Pop are working on a documentary of Pop’s career but any promise of a quick turn-around has been quashed by Jarmusch, who merely dropped the project in passing to Pitchfork, calling it a “long-term documentary project.”

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Monday News Mash-Up

Our thoughts and condolences go out to members and friends of You Say Party! We Say Die! as they lost a dear loved one on Friday night. During their show in Vancouver, drummer Devon Clifford suffered a brain hemorrhage and was rushed to the hospital, but despite emergency surgery Clifford passed the next day. YSPWSDRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Agh! Pop music collides! Rivers Cuomo of Weezer reportedly is working with Katy Perry on writing/recording for her new album. Not enough Eels to sate you? I guess they liked the feeling of releasing a new album in June after four years hiatus. Now they’re going to be releasing their eighth studio album, End Times,Read more…

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