Tag Archives: The Books

Friday Music News

Fans of the recently disbanded experimental duo The Books rejoice! The band recently announced plans to release A Dot In Time a box set spanning their entire career via Temporary Residence on July 24. A Dot In Time will include the band’s four albums, as well as 45 rare and unreleased tracks. The set willRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 29 THE BLACK ANGELS and BLACK MOUNTAIN @ Showbox at the Market The Black Angels and Black Mountain both released amazing new albums on September 14th, and now they’re touring together. This, appropriately, is a co-headlining tour, so both bands will be playing lengthy sets, and will likely be alternating opening and headliningRead more…

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Out This Week 7/20

There’s some pretty weird stuff out this week. Mid-season releases tend to be that way, including some of the more obscure artists who’d rather not be smothered by the big touring monsters. But maybe it’s the effect of the summer haze, the beach blanket afternoons, extended weekends, outdoor excursions, and pretty much anything to keepRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Books – Beautiful People

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the MiddayRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Jeff Mangum, the elusive leader of Neutral Milk Hotel, is helping out the charity, Children of the Blue Sky, with original art pieces ready for auction. Among his contributions is a t-shirt with an original drawing done by Mangum and an autographed copy of On Avery Island featuring Jeff’s thumbprint and stamp work. More itemsRead more…

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