Tag Archives: The Drums

2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mel

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Rocktober charges on with another great week of incredibly diverse music lined up. On Monday, there’s a free show at Sonic Boom Records with one of NYC’s latest pop projects – New Villager; they open the following day at Neumo’s for a much anticipated show with Metronomy. Also on Tuesday, Cymbals Eat Guitars play the Crocodile, StephenRead more…

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Out This Week 9/13

Remember how last week there was only a very small handful of new releases waiting for you on record store shelves? Well, this week’s it’s the opposite. You’re going to need a handtruck to help you move the stack of CD’s you’ll be buying this week! Among the most anticipated new albums is the self-titledRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Drums – Money

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 tracks, 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 theRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Jenny Lewis-fronted indie rockers Rilo Kiley have apparently broken up. Guitarist Blake Sennett, a recent guest here at KEXP with his band The Elected, told Spinner that the split was a result of “deception, disloyalty, [and] greed.” I don’t know about you, but I was more surprised that Rilo Kiley were even still together. MereRead more…

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Sasquatch! Sunday!

Sunday began as another beautiful day at the Gorge with young Chicago rockers Smith Westerns, followed by a sunny set by The Drums to get the crowd dancing early before Fitz & the Tantrums blew the roof off. And that was just the first three acts on the main stage. Cotton Jones, Typhoon, Other Lives,Read more…

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KEXP at CMJ: Live from Ace Hotel, Day 1

Today we begin our first day broadcasting at the Ace Hotel NYC, presenting with Toyota’s Free Yr Radio, live performances from Devotchka, Dean and Britta, The Decemberists’ Colin Meloy, The Drums, Eli “Paperboy” Reed, a DJ set by Moby, and much more! Here’s today’s lineup: 7am PST / 10am EST DOM 9am PST / 12pmRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Drums – Down By The Water

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

A diverse week of live music will start out what is looking to be an amazing October of live music. On to the action: Monday, October 4th CARIBOU with Emeralds @ Chop Suey There was a stretch after Caribou‘s 2010 album Swim was released earlier this year when I think one out of every fourRead more…

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Out This Week 9/14

This is one of those weeks when you just throw up your hands and accept that you’re just not going to have any more money after you see what’s waiting for you at the record store today — The Black Angels, Cloud Cult, Blonde Redhead, Grinderman, Junip, The Drums, The Walkmen, The Vaselines, Justin TownesRead more…

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