Tag Archives: The Tallest Man on Earth

Song of the Day: The Tallest Man On Earth – Sagres

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “Sagres” by The TallestRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit‘s third studio album Kindred is now streaming in its entirety. They’ve already shared a few tracks, but now you can hear the whole thing thanks to iTunes Radio. The seven-track collection will officially release on April 21. Listen HERE. [SPIN]

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Tuesday Music News

After signing with Capitol Record’s label Harvest, Best Coast have announced the May 5 release date of their new album California Nights. They’ve shared the video for the stunning title track. Bethany Cosentino sounds so incredible that it almost makes you want to move to California. Check it out below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Karen O has released her new live album, Live From Crush Palace, a week early exclusively on Spotify. The album features live recording from her Crush album as well as a live version of the Oscar nominated “Moon Song.” Check out the playlist below. [Pitchfork]

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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Live Video: The Tallest Man on Earth returns

The rise of The Tallest Man on Earth practically mirrors our own. Back when KEXP first started playing the Swedish musician (read the story here), very little was known about him, not even his name. By the time he first came into the KEXP studio, in 2009, he was still relatively unknown, but his debut,Read more…

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Live Review: The Tallest Man on Earth @ Moore Theatre 9/9

review by Jenna Pool If the early folky versions of Neil Young and David Gray were mixed together, you’d have a sense of the sound and feel of Timothy Showalter’s voice and lyric. A backlit whirlwind of long dark locks sync wildly with his voice and electric guitar. Soft bass-heavy mallets drum at the handsRead more…

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Out This Week 6/12

Following an 18-year hiatus, soul singer Bobby Womack returns to top this week’s list of new releases with The Bravest Man In The Universe, which easily ranks among the legendary singer’s best albums to date. Following the approach he took with the late Gil Scott-Heron’s excellent final record, producer and XL Recordings head Richard Russell,Read more…

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Monday Music News

R&B party-starters Fitz and the Tantrums have been touring pretty much non-stop since the release of their 2010 debut, Pickin’ Up the Pieces, but this fall, they’ll have a new album, and subsequently, a new reason to relentlessly tour. On October 9th, the band will release their currently-untitled sophomore effort via Dangerbird Records. To celebrate,Read more…

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MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit,Read more…

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