Tag Archives: The Church

Music That Matters: In Which Elvis Sees the Face Of Stalin in the Clouds

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 591 – In Which Elvis Sees the Face Of StalinRead more…

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Live Review: The Church / Helio Sequence at the Neptune Theatre 9/8

On Saturday night, a small, but hardcore, audience gathered at The Neptune to enjoy a band that’s been touring steadily for 35 years. The Church is one of the few ’80s bands that’s continued to put out new music throughout their long career and this tour is to support their 26th album Man Woman LifeRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Church – Another Century

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Another Century” by The Church from their upcomingRead more…

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Review Revue: Steve Kilbey – Unearthed

You know, for some reason I’ve had the weirdest feeling like I need to get as far away from the current time and place as possible – or even not possible. All of a sudden Australia circa 1986 is sounding really good. You have to admire the work ethic of Steve Kilbey. If you overlayRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Need to chill? Moby‘s got you covered with this four hour mix titled Long Ambients 1: Calm. Sleep. He explains, “it’s really quiet: no drums, no vocals, just very slow calm pretty chords and sounds and things for sleeping and yoga and etc.” Hey, if it works for a busy dude like Moby…! Download itRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: GEMS

GEMS is the blossoming musical duo of LA-via-DC artists Lindsay Pitts and Clifford John Usher. Their recent debut full length album, Kill The One You Love, has quickly become a KEXP favorite, with the record’s brilliant lead single, “Living As A Ghost”, handsomely showcasing their rich and dreamy mixture of shoegaze, electronic-pop, and R&B styles.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 23rd: • The Church at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Enabler, Call of the Void, the Drip, Transient at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 24th: • The Church at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Brett Harris (of The dB’s and Big StarRead more…

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Out This Week 2/3

The legendary Bob Dylan releases “an album of vintage songs associated with legendary crooner Frank Sinatra.” KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes, “it works beautifully, with spare, low-key accompaniment (ethereal pedal steel, softly plucked bass, gentle guitars and occasional muted brass) and his craggy vocals sounding surprisingly smooth and assured on a variety of bleary-eyed,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Australia Day!

Today is Australia Day, the country’s celebration of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur Phillip. In honor of their national holiday, KEXP salutes the great music to come from thisRead more…

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Live Video: The Church

Playing three full albums a night on their “Future Past Perfect” tour, the Australian psych-pop veterans The Church took time from their marathon performances to stop by KEXP for an abbreviated and stripped down sample from their three-decade long career. Bandmates Steven Kilbey, Marty Wilson-Piper, Peter Koppes and Tim Powles played a luscious set ofRead more…

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