Tag Archives: The Julie Ruin

Wednesday Music News

Pioneering hip-hop trio De La Soul share another new track from their forthcoming full-length, and the Anonymous Nobody…. Check out the single “Drawn” below, featuring special guests Little Dragon. Their ninth album hits stores on August 26th, and on that very day, KEXP will go 3 Feet High & Rising as we breakdown every sampleRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

7/14 update: The GoFundMe has since been removed. Soulful singer/songwriter Shawn Smith has come across bad times. The vocalist for Pigeonhed, Brad, and Satchel, to name a few, is currently “homeless” (i.e. he has temporary housing, but friends aren’t sure how long that will last). A longtime friend of Smith’s has set up a GoFundmeRead more…

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In Stores Now 7/11

It’s been almost two decades, but it’s finally here: the latest from Australian band The Avalanches! KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the album as “another impressive full-length of cut-and-paste collage-pop incorporating a dizzying multitude of samples, field recordings and guests vocalists ranging from Danny Brown and Biz Markie to Father John Misty and DavidRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/11

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 11th: Last Call with Carson Daly: Unknown Mortal Orchestra (R) Conan: M. Ward Tuesday,Read more…

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Music That Matters: Where in the World is Beth Orton?

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. 520 – Where in the World is Beth Orton? John RichardsRead more…

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Music That Matters: Big Gay Podcast 2016

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. 517 – Big Gay Podcast 2016 When LGBTQ musicians raiseRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you caught last week’s KEXP session, you know Diarrhea Planet‘s forthcoming full-length, Turn to Gold, is a rollicking set of rock n’ roll fun. Check out the album version of “Let It Out” below, a barely-three-minute ‘slice of ’80s-inspired rock (does anyone else hear some Bryan Adams in there?). Turn to Gold comes outRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/21

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, September 21st: Last Call with Carson Daly: The Julie Ruin Conan: Chrissie Hynde Ellen: ChrisRead more…

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Capitol Block Party 2015, Day 3: The Julie Ruin, Ratatat

Playing while it’s raining at a festival is always a gamble. Lots of people who would have otherwise wandered over out of curiosity are hiding out in every covered nook and cranny imaginable, so it was only the diehards waiting in the drizzle for The Julie Ruin‘s mid-afternoon set. But, to be honest, it wasRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015: Initial Lineup Announced!

Summer just got hotter, as the Capitol Hill Block Party has announced the first wave of bands playing their annual festival, scheduled for July 24th through July 26th in Seattle. The sidewalks are gonna sizzle with headliners like TV on the Radio, The Kills, RATATAT, Toro Y Moi, Built to Spill, and more! 2015 PARTIALRead more…

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