Tag Archives: Sylvan Esso

Live Review: Sylvan Esso with Dana Buoy at The Neptune Theatre 8/19

The last time I saw Sylvan Esso was over two years ago, in a much smaller room about 2,500 miles away. It was a cold January night in Charlotte, North Carolina (my hometown), about three hours outside of Sylvan Esso’s hometown of Durham. It was just a few months after the release of their debutRead more…

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Radio On: A KEXP National Radio Week Video Roundup

If not for radio, punk and new wave would never have spread across the country the way it did. Thanks to groundbreaking DJs from the 1970s like Rodney Bingenheimer at Los Angeles station KROQ and Vin Scelsa at New York’s WNEW, bands were able to reach an audience their crappy tour vans may never haveRead more…

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Monday Music News

Canadian electronic duo Purity Ring has released a new song called “Asido” today, on the five year anniversary of their debut LP Shrines. It premiered on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 and comes with a lyric video that was written and directed by frontwoman Megan James. In a statement, James said of the track, “I imagine aRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Sylvan Esso released their sophomore LP What Now in April and today the band has shared a video for the song “The Glow.” The song is a celebration of young love and the video directed by Elise Tyler follows the lives of various young couples in New York who end up at a Sylvan Esso concert.Read more…

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In Stores Now 5/1

April ended strong with new releases from some of our favorite artists. It’s been five years since the last album from Feist, and the Canadian songstress returns with what KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “a powerful set of dark, intimate folk-rock. Recorded mostly live, the album features a stark, raw sound with unconventional, shape-shiftingRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Earlier this year, everyone’s favorite bald vegan returned with a new project, Moby & the Pacific Void Orchestra. A track from their debut LP These Systems Are Failing was already a KEXP Song of the Day pick (listen here), and today, we’ve got a video for the track “Break. Doubt.” Watch below. These Systems AreRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/19

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, December 19th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: A Tribe Called Quest (R) Late Night with Seth Meyers:Read more…

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Friday Music News

Durham, NC duo Sylvan Esso (aka Mountain Man’s Amelia Meath and Megafaun’s Nick Sanborn) share a fun new track today, “Kick Jump Twist,” the b-side to “Radio” which came out earlier this year. As the title implies, it’s a fun, energetic single — check it out below. Both tracks are out today on a 12″Read more…

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International Women’s Day Video Round-Up

You know what they say: behind every great radio station stands a great woman – or in our case, a great many women. Hundreds of female artists have graced our studio over the years with their myriad stylings, from the soulful arrangements of Alabama Shakes to the honest storytelling of Courtney Barnett, from the high-energyRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/7

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 7th: Last Call with Carson Daly: Sylvan Esso (R) Tuesday, March 8th: The LateRead more…

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