Tag Archives: Tegan and Sara

Live Review: Tegan and Sara with Speak @ Neptune Theatre 9/24

Indie rock sister act Tegan and Sara were away for a while, but now, they are coming back stronger than ever. Tuesday, they officially released new single “Closer”, from the band’s upcoming seventh LP Heartthrob, out in January 2013. The track is an 80s-tinged dance pop jam, and without a doubt one of the brightestRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Dum Dum Girls released a flowery new video for their song “Lord Knows” from the End of Daze album. In the video, Dee Dee, who came into our studios for an acoustic set a few weeks back, rocks a serious witch vibe. Kids these days. On another note, Dee Dee sent out an email toRead more...

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Thursday Music News

While traveling in Texas as part of her tour behind this year’s The Idler Wheel..., Fiona Apple has been arrested for hash possession. (Let the flood of “Free Fiona” and “Criminal” jokes commence.) Apple is currently being held in a Hudspeth County jail, but is still scheduled to play The Moody Theatre tonight as partRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

After a long period away, Cat Power is set to return on September 3rd with the release of her newest album Sun, but she’ll also return to the stage a month later for a short North American tour, which begins in Miami on October 10th and includes a stop at Showbox SoDo on November 3rd.Read more...

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Friday on My Mind: Musical Twins!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we take a look at videos centered around one subject. Today we’re talking about Musical Twins. During the first half of June, all babies born at this time are in the sign of Gemini. Some of theRead more...

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Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Canada!

Today, July 1, is Canada Day, a celebration of all things Canadian. For those who need to brush up on their history, it was on this day in 1867 that saw the enactment of the British North America Act, which united the three British colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of CanadaRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Bon Iver‘s self-titled sophomore release has been the subject of much anticipation, and now we can finally get the first taste. The minimal, electronic-leaning lead single is “Calgary,” listenable and downloadable (in exchange for an email address) below.

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Thursday News Comes Alive

On their website, Belle and Sebastian have announced the title of their new album -- Belle and Sebastian Write About Love -- and are asking fans to write the name of the album somewhere in chalk or in “something non-permanent” and upload either the photo or video evidence of it on the band’s Flickr pool.Read more...

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Thursday News Threads

Frequently played KEXP band, Cymbals Eat Guitars, just switched out their bassist for a new guy named Matthew Whipple. The last guy, Neil Berenholz, according to Pitchfork according to CEG’s publicist, left the band amicably because “he didn’t like touring.” Well, that’s probably good because they’re doing a heck of a lot of it lately.Read more...

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Out This Week 10/27

Musical duo The Swell Season, comprised of Frames frontman Glen Hansard and Czech pianist and singer Markéta Irglová, return with a followup to their multi-award winning soundtrack to Once. The pair just performed an exclusive live set for KEXP listeners last Thursday (you can still catch in on our Streaming Archive) but will be backRead more...

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