Tag Archives: Surfer Blood

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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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Surfer Blood

With the current explosion of so-called “beach bands”, it’s easy to forget a lot of people probably first heard about it after listening to a band like Surfer Blood — KEXP listeners certainly knew all about the band well before they had even played their first Seattle show. Certainly not originators or pioneers of the retro-beach surf movementRead more…

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Album Review: Surfer Blood – Astro Coast

The four members of Surfer Blood in an odd twist of fate met at an afterparty for a music festival none of them attended. Sharing distaste for drum and bass, and perhaps bonded by the irony they were attending said party, John Paul Pitts, Tyler Schwarz, Thomas Brian, and Marcos Marchesani got together and formedRead more…

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Out This Week 1/19

This week features everything from long anticipated albums to new releases of the underrated and obscure. Austin’s indie darlings Spoon took a step back from their Top 10 Billboard 200 record Ga, Ga, Ga, Ga, Ga with their seventh studio album Transference. In fact, the quartet turned inside-out this time around, trading in their signatureRead more…

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Song of the Day: Surfer Blood – Swim

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 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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