Tag Archives: The Soft Moon

Music That Matters: The (Mostly) Goth Pod

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. 599 – The (Mostly) Goth Pod Goth is back fromRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Indie veterans Yo La Tengo have announced a new album slated for release in March called There’s a Riot Going On. In a press release written by writer and critic Luc Santé, the album title is an intentional nod to Sly and the Family Stone’s 1971 album of the same name, as well as a remarkRead more…

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Live Review: Cloak & Dagger: Dusk Till Dawn in Los Angeles 10/20-21

By Abbie Gobeli On the weekend of October 20th in downtown Los Angeles, Cloak & Dagger: Dusk Till Dawn shrouded the Globe and Tower Theaters into a vision of night. Doors flooded with patrons dressed in pitch black to see an array of musically dark artists from institutions like The Jesus and Mary Chain, emergingRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Indie folk darling Angel Olsen kicked off her North American tour last night in Charlottesville and treated the audience to a surprise cover of beloved icon David Bowie’s “Five Years.” The song comes from 1972’s classic The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. Olsen recently released a new collection ofRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Videoasis at Northwest Film Forum 10/25

For generations of music fans, the invention of the music video was a landmark moment. Being able to associate your favorite songs with equally exciting visuals was such an obvious combination, it’s a wonder it didn’t break through earlier. Whether it’s gluing your eyes to old-school MTV or getting lost in a YouTube wormhole, music videosRead more…

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Music That Matters: Standing On a Beach In All Black

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. 463 – Standing On a Beach In All Black TheRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 20th: • Colleen Green, Upset, Chastity Belt, Listen Lady at The Black Lodge // All Ages (more info) • Sleep, Bell Witch at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) • Fox and the Law, Powers, Colorworks, Scott Yoder at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info) • Moving Units at The Vera Project //Read more…

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Out This Week 3/31

This week in new releases, we hear from several artists who’ve been dormant for a while. Sufjan Stevens returns with his majestic new album, Carrie & Lowell, named after his mother and stepfather and partly inspired by his mother’s death. Several KEXP DJs have already hailed it as a contender for “Album of the Year,”Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Portland natives The Decemberists debuted the lyric video for their new song “Lake Song.” The warm and stunning track will be featured on their forthcoming, seventh studio album What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World (out January 20.) [CoS]

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Friday Music News

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings continued their triumphant return to the stage last night on Conan. This soulful performance of their new single “Retreat!” proves that Jones’ recent battle with cancer has not dampened her spirits. Their flawless new album Give The People What They Want is out now. [Stereogum]

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