Tag Archives: The Church

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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Live Around Town This Week

Get ready: It’s a special music video edition of Live Around Town This Week. Because sometimes words can hurt your head. Monday, February 7 THE CHURCH @ The Triple Door For two nights, The Church will be playing their albums Untitled #23, Priest=Aura, and Starfish in their entirety. Here’s their video for “Under The MilkyRead more…

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Review Revue: The Church – Heyday

If you’re a person who was born in the 70s or early 80s (and odds are, if you’re reading this, you are), the song and album that instantly come to mind when you think of The Church (that’s the band, not the, uh, church) are “Under the Milky Way” and Starfish. “Under the Milky Way”Read more…

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Live Video: The Church @ The Triple Door 6-15-09

When I told one of the interns who assists me that I was excited to see the special in-studio session one day, I had to stop myself. “Wait, you probably wouldn’t know them,” I said, but then added, “The Church.” Blank stare. “Under the Milky Way”? No recognition… whatsoever… Apparently, he was born the yearRead more…

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