Tag Archives: The Juan Maclean

2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Michele Myers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Juan MacLean – I’ve Waited For So Long

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. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “I’ve Waited For SoRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Pure Play

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. 427 – Pure Play Host Kevin Cole features some ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

Surprise! Thom Yorke has released a new solo album titled Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes! Instead of sneaking it onto your iTunes, he and producer Nigel Godrich announced they’ll be using a new version of BitTorrent to distribute the release. In an open letter they co-authored, they state “If it works well it could be an effectiveRead more…

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Album Review: The Juan MacLean – In A Dream

Listening to In A Dream, the new LP from DFA powerhouse The Juan MacLean, we’re reminded that it’s been a long five years since John MacLean dropped his last proper record, The Future Will Come, back in 2009. That fantastic dance record was laden with Human League-esque back and forth narration between John and longRead more…

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Out This Week 9/16

It’s another busy fall week, but KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates definitely spots some highlights, like the latest from NYC’s The Juan Maclean. Now “officially” a duo, producer/musician Juan MacLean and vocalist Nancy Whang share “a strong set of muscular disco, house and related styles, combining bright synths, occasional fiery guitars, propulsive rhythms and Whang’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ frontwoman Karen O has announced she’ll be releasing a debut solo album, Crush Songs, on September 9th via Julian Casablancas’ label Cult Records. In a note on her website, O shares, “When I was 27, I crushed a lot. I wasn’t sure I’d ever fall in love again. These songs were writtenRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

One of the highlights of this week’s roundup of shows going on around town is a special dance presentation of local band Lemolo‘s debut album, The Kaleidoscope, choreographed by two Northwest ballet and contemporary dance companies. The band will perform live alongside dancers from The BareFoot Collective and MLKBallet at Urban Grace Church in TacomaRead more…

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Celebrating Independence with… DFA Records

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. By Mel Trejo When theRead more…

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Live Review: The Juan MacLean and The Field at Nectar Lounge 6/8

review and photos by Philip LaRose Last Monday night when I went to Nectar Lounge to see The Juan MacLean and The Field, I didn’t know that I’d be at the hottest show in town. These two groups played sizzling sets of electronica to a packed and enthusiastic crowd. DJ Nordic Soul warmed up the clubRead more…

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