Tag Archives: The Avalanches

Thursday Music News

This Friday, Scottish band Belle and Sebastian are releasing the first EP in a series of three that they’re calling How To Solve Our Human Problems. Today the band has shared a video for the previously released single “I’ll Be Your Pilot” via TIDAL. Frontman Stuart Murdoch explained in an interview with TIDAL that heRead more…

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Live Review: The Avalanches at Showbox at the Market 7/14

It’s Friday night at the Showbox and there’s a singer on stage waltzing through “My Favorite Things” from The Sound Of Music and at the end of her final stanza, the band behind her crash in and a Danny Brown verse recited by Spank Rock (perhaps one of the only rappers who could conceivably matchRead more…

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Friday Music News

Washed Out has delivered a brand-new blissfully sunny track called “Get Lost” just in time to be a contender for Song of the Summer. And it seems Ernest Greene might be aware of that, based on the fun-in-the-sun themed video he just released for the track. Directed by Harvey Benschoter, the video takes vintage cut-outsRead more…

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Monday Music News

Anyone who got to kick off 2017 with Sleater-Kinney is already very lucky, but it sounds like the show was even better than we could’ve imagined. For their New Year’s Eve concert at San Francisco‚Äôs Nob Hill Masonic Auditorium, the ladies paid tribute to artists we’ve lost this year: David Bowie and George Michael. BetterRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Reeves

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Album Review: The Avalanches – Wildflower

“It’s so fuckin’ party you will die.” That was The Avalanches self-endorsement of Wildflower from back in January 2007. It had been a long wait for a new Avalanches record (seven years), but the boys were getting it together. They just needed nine more to make it perfect. Back in 2000, the Australian electronic groupRead more…

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In Stores Now 7/11

It’s been almost two decades, but it’s finally here: the latest from Australian band The Avalanches! KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the album as “another impressive full-length of cut-and-paste collage-pop incorporating a dizzying multitude of samples, field recordings and guests vocalists ranging from Danny Brown and Biz Markie to Father John Misty and DavidRead more…

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Friday Music News

Ms. Sharon Jones! is a new documentary that follows Sharon Jones (and her Dap-Kings) through 2013, the year she and the band released their amazing Give the People What They Want and when she was diagnosed with cancer. The film was directed by two-time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple and will premiere in Seattle on SeptemberRead more…

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