Tag Archives: The Temper Trap

Monday Music News

Today on the Midday Show, Cheryl waters premiered the title track to the forthcoming album by The Walkmen (due June 5). If you missed it or want to listen to it again, here’s “Heaven”: The Temper Trap’s self-titled second studio album will be out a couple weeks earlier, on May 21, , but you canRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

The Tallest Man on Earth has finished up work on a new LP and is prepping its release, slated for June 12 on Dead Oceans. The album is entitled There’s No Leaving Now. A handful of European tour dates have been posted, but keep an eye out for US dates sometime soon! Silversun Pickups areRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP’s Most Viewed In-Studio Sessions

It’s time for another Friday on My Mind post. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. KEXP hosts hundreds of in-studios performances from both established and up and coming musicians every year, which has added up to thousands of performances in our cache. Our amazing content team has captured many ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, December 7 FRAZEY FORD with Tony Fulgham @ The Tractor Tavern Frazey Ford is best known as a member of Vancouver folk trio The Be Good Tanyas. The sultry-sounding songbird from released her solo debut Obadiah in July and it’s full of her velvety vocals and tender but impassioned songwriting. “Blue Streak Mama” inRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 9th BONNIE “PRINCE” BILLY & THE CAIRO GANG with Sir Richard Bishop @ Showbox at the Market Kentucky-born musician Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie “Prince” Billy has been playing and recording his solemn, lyrical folk for close to two decades. While 1999′s I See A Darkness is considered by many to be his magnumRead more...

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Photos from the Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios NYC, Pt. 2

This is the second part in a series showcasing the images taken from performances at The Cutting Room Studios in New York City for KEXP’s Morning Show with John Richards. [The set of images from the first installment can be found here.] These posts are a celebration of the music in the moment and ourRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

A reunited Soundgarden was spotted in Ballard on Friday evening, posing for a photo shoot, which, according to a tipster on My Ballard blog was for Spin Magazine. The band is headlining Lollapalooza in August. Could another Seattle show be in the works?

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Live Video: The xx & The Temper Trap

Here are a couple more amazing videos from KEXP’s broadcast during CMJ at the Cutting Room Studios NYC. Gathering huge buzz lately is young UK band The xx, who turn out a hypnotic rendition of “Crystalised”, and Australian (by way of England) group The Temper Trap, whose “Fader” has to be one of the catchiestRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ 2009, Day 4: The Temper Trap

There’s no wonder this band has made a few “Bands to watch in 2009″ lists. This Melbourne four-piece has exploded onto the scene this year with an amazing full-length album entitled Conditions, which has turned a few heads to say the least. The band recorded the new album in New York and Australia with ProducerRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Temper Trap - Sweet Disposition

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more...

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