Tag Archives: The Black Angels

Out This Week 7/22

Highlights for this sleepy summer week include the debut from Toronto-based band Alvvays (pronounced “always,” if you were wonderin’). KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the release as “a promising set of hazy, surf-inflected dream-pop. Produced by Chad VanGaalen, the album features a reverb-drenched sound with fuzzy guitars, energetic rhythms, wistful melodies, melancholy lyrics andRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Light in the Attic Summer Spectacular 7/12

Summers in Seattle just keep getting better and better: now beloved local label Light in the Attic Records have announced they’re launching a Summer Spectacular series at their new warehouse/storefront in Ballard.

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Tuesday Music News

The Black Angels are gearing up to drop a brand new EP just in time for Record Store Day (April 19). Clear Lake Forest will include seven fresh tracks that will be pressed on limited-edition clear vinyl. The Austin outfit have shared a tasty little tease called “Diamond Eyes,” the EP’s first single. The sweepingRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. The Black Angels, 5/13/13 // photo by Dave Lichterman (view set) Morgan’s 2013 Top Ten Albums rankRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Melissa

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Tune in from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM today for KEXP’s One-Day Radio Rally as we countdown the top albums of the year, as voted on by KEXP listeners. Portugal.Read more...

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Live Video: The Black Angels at The Triple Door

If drama is the key to art, then look no further than Austin band The Black Angels. The group is a collection of eerie organs, guitar riffs and vocals that, when combined, sound like a mash-up of Tame Impala, Jefferson Airplane, The Doors and DJ Shadow. Their recent live set at The Triple Door wasRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A great list of shows ahead. Highlights of the week include The Black Angels at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, along with what could prove to be a very interesting Brings Our Sonics Back rally with Geo, Nacho Picasso, Grynch, Dyme Def, Jarv Dee, Tilson, Sam Lachow & Raz Simone, Neema, DJ Nphared and Hosted by Shawn KempRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Black Angels - Don’t Play With Guns

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 “Don’t Play With Guns”Read more...

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Out This Week 4/2

Record Store Day may yet be three weeks away, but you’ll find a ton of great new music at your favorite record shop today, including the latest from The Black Angels. KEXP listeners have long been fans of this Austin band, and in fact we even had them perform in-studio before the release of theirRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 9 THE KILLS with Cold Cave, The Entrance Band @ Showbox at the Market After a stint as the lead vocalist for Jack White’s The Dead Weather, Allison Mosshart has once again teamed up with her Kills cohort Jamie Hince. In April, the duo release Blood Pressures, their fourth full-length album and firstRead more...

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