Tag Archives: The Drums

Live Video: The Drums

Between the departures of multiple members and frontman Jonathan Pierce’s collaborative efforts, Brooklyn’s The Drums have been a consistent presence in the music press. However, it’s the quality of their music that keeps them from joining the long list of bands killed by the notoriously love/hate UK music press. Their second album, Portamento, was createdRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got another great week of shows in Seattle, with a ton of variety. This is a city where you can see a good show just about every night of the week, and this one is no exception. Starting on Monday night, we’ve got some great Northwest connections back in town with former Fleet FoxRead more…

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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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