Tag Archives: Tame Impala

Monday Music News

It’s true: Sleater-Kinney are back! The beloved Northwest trio went on hiatus in 2006, but will release their eighth full-length album, No Cities to Love, on January 20th via Sub Pop. Get a sneak peek with the lyric video to the first single “Bury Our Friends,” featuring director/actor Miranda July. S-K have also announced someRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been four long years, but Canadian supergroup The New Pornographers have announced a new album, Brill Bruisers, out August 26th. The line-up will yet again feature A.C. Newman, Blaine Thurier, Dan Bejar, John Collins, Kathryn Calder, Kurt Dahle, Neko Case, and Todd Fancey. Check out the title track below, and catch them October 5thRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Tame Impala will release a live edition EP, aptly titled Live Versions, on Record Store Day (April 19). According to a press release the band’s goal was “to give fans something they won’t already have; something they’ve only previously experienced at a Tame Impala show.” It was recorded last year during a concert in Chicago.Read more...

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Thursday Music News

I hope he washed his hands: Beloved local rapper Macklemore shared some advice on Instagram last night for his male fans. Watch his toilet seat public service announcement below: [Buzzfeed]

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Friday Music News

Right now, courtesy of Pitchfork, you can stream the entire Divergent soundtrack. It’s packed with amazing tracks from Ellie Goulding, M83, Pretty Lights, and A$AP Rocky. Jump to song number 7 to hear Tame Impala and Kendrick Lamar‘s much-anticipated offering “Backwards.” Lamar blasts through Tame Impala’s psychedelic sound with a vengeance. Listen HERE.

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot were guests on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. Despite the language barrier, the two were able to keep up with Colbert’s quips via a translator. Watch parts one and two of their interview below. [Pitchfork]

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Monday Music News

The Flaming Lips have plans to release a new EP based on the themes from the novel Ender’s Game. Originally, the group had signed on to write a song for the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s well-known book, but decided to extend the scope of the project to an album. The name of theRead more...

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Song of the Day: Pond - Giant Tortoise

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. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Giant Tortoise” by PondRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

After selling out their first show (Dec. 12) at Key Arena in just 15 minutes, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis decided to add a second performance on December 11. That one sold out in two hours. The guys have so much love for their hometown that they’ve now added a third show, this one is setRead more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 2: Tame Impala

Yes, we waited a long time, we waited through an audience rendition of “Oh Canada”, we waited through rumors of the show being canceled. Yes, this was the band so many people had said was the one band they really needed (not wanted) to see this weekend. Yes, I actually walked to the wrong stageRead more...

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