Tag Archives: Swervedriver

Song of the Day: Swervedriver – Winter Depths

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Winter Depths” by SwervedriverRead more…

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Music That Matters: Drenched in Guitars

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. 471 – Drenched in Guitars: Variety Mix host Mel isRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s been four long years, but folk-rock band Beirut will return with their fourth album, titled No No No, on September 11th via 4AD. Founding member and frontman Zach Condon reveals in a press release that the past years of touring and a messy divorce resulted in his hospitalization in Australia in late 2013. FeelingRead more…

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Live Video: Swervedriver

With a healthy dose of cool Britannia, Oxford’s Swervedriver take the KEXP audience on a melodic joyride through a collection of new spins from their long awaited comeback release, I Wasn’t Born To Lose You. Enhancing their legacy seventeen years after their last LP, Sweredriver are still the multi-dimensional beast we hoped they would be,Read more…

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Out This Week 3/3

They say March is “in like a lion, out like a lamb,” and out this week is the sophomore release from Lady Lamb (formerly Lady Lamb The Beekeeper)! KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release is “a bolder, more direct-sounding album with a dynamic indie-pop sound featuring driving rhythms, guitars and keyboards along withRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 2nd: • Kim Gordon’s Girl In A Band at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents Daniel Lanois, Rocco Deluca, Matt Bishop at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, March 3rd: • Mike McCready Presents The Young Evils, Star Anna, The Rockfords at The Tractor Tavern // 21+Read more…

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Monday Music News

Local faves Death Cab for Cutie share another track from their upcoming release, Kintsugi, their first new full-length without founding member Chris Walla. Stream the album’s opening track “No Room In Frame” below. Kintsugi hits stores March 31st via Atlantic, and the boys play two nights at The Paramount, Saturday, October 3rd and Sunday, OctoberRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

L.A. duo No Age share their cover of Black Flag‘s “Six Pack”, and just like the original 1981 single, it’s a rush of hardcore fury. The track was recorded for a 7-inch box set curated by designer Dana Lecthenberg for Gallery 1988. Also in the set: Andrew Jackson Jihad’s Sean Bonnette cover of The Misfits,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

The prolific Ty Segall is at it again: today he shares the song “Mr. Face,” the title track from a new EP out January 13th via Famous Class. The release is being billed as “the world’s first playable pair of 3D glasses,” but with no further details, this could just be beautiful drunk talk. StreamRead more…

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Live Video: Swervedriver

Swervedriver, the legendary British shoegaze band from the 90’s, has, despite their tumultuous and sporadic history as a group, developed an incredibly loyal fan base of both die-hard veterans and younger listeners, which isn’t surprising given the timeless nature of their guitar-driven alt-rock sound. Swervedriver released their last full length, 99th Dream, in 1998 beforeRead more…

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