Tag Archives: Surf City

Out This Week 8/20

Vacation’s over, folks. Those last several weeks of light weekly lists with barely a handful of worthwhile new releases are no more. Time to get back to record shopping in earnest. And this week is a doozy! Topping the list is the tenth album from veteran Chapel Hill, NC, group Superchunk. Released on the labelRead more…

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Song of the Day: Surf City – Crazy Rulers of the World

Every Monday through Friday, we offer a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, and recordings from independent 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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Out This Week 11/30

As the year crawls to an end, the list of new releases each week gets shorter and shorter, with fewer and fewer worthwhile albums and more and more gift-tastic repackagings and reissues. Still, the persistent music fan will find a few new discoveries and solid purchases on record shelves this week. For instance, New ZealandRead more…

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Live Video: from the Morning Show during CMJ

There’s a reason festivals like CMJ Music Marathon exist: it’s one of the few times that bands from across the world, in a variety of styles, genres and localities can showcase their young, upcoming bands for American audiences. For some bands — even local ones — it’s their first exposure to the important tastemakers, whetherRead more…

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KEXP at CMJ 2009, Day 2: Surf City

Long ago, the land down under spawned one-of-a-kind first-wave punk and noise bands like The Clean and The Dead C. Now, decades later, Flying Nun Records’ initial sound is back, resurrected by the jangly, dark-fi Auckland, New Zealand band, Surf City (Surf City is actually on record labels Arch Hill Recordings/Pop Frenzy/Morr Music). If theRead more…

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Song of the Day: Surf City – Dickshaker’s Union

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 Morning Show host John Richards, is Dickshakers Union by Surf CityRead more…

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