Tag Archives: The Knife

Nordic Playlist with DJ Kevin Cole

KEXP’s own DJ Kevin Cole (our Afternoon Show host and Senior Director of Programming) has curated a special mix for Nordic Playlist, a site that devoted to the best sounds from the North. As he explains to the site, “I went with a mix of mostly newer releases, like the Samaris track, which I love,Read more…

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Video Roundup: KEXP’s 13 Creepiest Clips for Halloween

How to make an already-eerie song even creepier? Try one of these 13 spooktacular clips, chosen for you by KEXP for Halloween! Proceed with caution though: some of these music videos are pretty disturbing, and not even those fun-size candies will comfort you!

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Thursday Music News

Swedish sibling duo The Knife have announced they’ll be calling it quits after an abundantly creative 15 year career. Karin Dreijer told Dazed & Confused, “When we finish the tour now in November we will close down, it’s our last tour. We don’t have any obligations to continue, it should only and always be forRead more…

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Out This Week 6/17

Brooklyn band The Antlers release their fifth album, Familiars, today, and KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “a gorgeous, deeply felt set of dreamy ambient-pop tinged with elements of elegiac jazz and southern soul on lengthy, slowly swelling songs featuring muted guitars, mournful trumpets, atmospheric keyboards, slow, stately rhythms, plaintive vocals and reflective lyricsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley We were lucky to get The Both (that’s Aimee Mann and Ted Leo) in The Cutting Room studios for a live KEXP session earlier this month, and Vulture.com lucked out into getting the duo to perform a medley of TV theme songs. Watch and see if you canRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Mother’s Day

We love our moms at KEXP! Whether it’s singing us to sleep, or taking us to our first shows, it’s often our mothers who provide us with our first real musical connection to the world. We’ve got some great memories of moms at the station, from Rachel Flotard of Visqueen, who dropped by KEXP withRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Bass Drum of Death‘s new video chronicles one girl’s run-in with pretty much every kind of “Bad Reputation” inducing incident possible – there’s a stolen car, a swig of whiskey, a game of dice, and a pretty hooker. Throw in some stabbing, revenge, and cigarettes, and you’ve got everything a raucous garage soundtrack has everRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

As the release date of Nirvana‘s 20th Anniversary reissue of In Utero approaches (September 24), we are being offered little morsels to get us pumped. For the first time ever, the director’s cut of Anton Corbjin’s video for “Heart Shaped Box” is available online. It can be streamed at EW.com now. Watch the original videoRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Cat Power played a new song, “Bully”, for BBC Radio 4 this morning for “Woman’s Hour” as well as some old favorites and answers questions about the inspiration behind many of the songs on Sun. Check out the interview and live performances here. [Pitchfork] The Knife‘s return to the live circuit has shaken up theirRead more…

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Out This Week 4/9

To call James Blake‘s second LP “greatly anticipated” may be a bit of an overstatement, but only because it’s been hardly two months that we’ve even known that a new album would be available some time this year. Despite the short time to process the news, fans certainly were eager to hear what the angelicallyRead more…

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