Tag Archives: The War on Drugs

Tuesday Music News

Tune-Yards have returned with a brand new song that comes alongside an announcement that they’ll be following up 2014’s Nikki Nack with a brand new album called I can feel you creep into my private life, due January 19th via 4AD. The LP is produced by longtime collaborator Nate Brenner, who is now officially partRead more…

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KEXP Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Tom Petty

In the weeks since Tom Petty‘s sudden death, dozens of musicians have honored the rocker by covering his songs. The breadth and depth of these tributes is awe-inspiring: Sure, artists have gravitated toward the hits — “American Girl,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” and “Free Fallin’” — but musicians haveRead more…

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Live Review: The War on Drugs with Phoebe Bridgers at the Moore Theatre 10/9

Last Monday, at the first of two sold-out shows at The Moore, Philly’s The War on Drugs delivered nothing short of a visually and viscerally stunning display of dream rock dopeness with their cascading waterfall of sound. It’s like multiple shots of Nixon-defying dope coursing through your veins that makes you in-the-moment bliss out, forget your surroundings, cavort inRead more…

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Music That Matters: Runcast, Vol. 10

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. 583 – Runcast, Vol. 10 John Richards wraps up theRead more…

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In Stores Now 8/28

Philadelphia band The War on Drugs return with the fourth album. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “an excellent set of expansive, ’80s-steeped rock. Beautifully produced, the band’s music has never sounded better than it does here with a bliss-inducing combination of expansive guitar leads, shimmering keyboards, synthetic strings, driving rhythms, scruffy, Dylanesque vocalsRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/21

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, August 21st: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Haim (R) Tuesday, August 22nd: Jimmy KimmelRead more…

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Monday Music News

Legendary ’90s dream pop band Luna have reunited and are releasing two new albums on September 22 via Double Feature. One is a covers album called A Sentimental Education and the other is an instrumental EP entitled A Place of Greater Safety. They’ve previously shared a few songs off A Sentimental Education, including covers ofRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Melbourne’s Cut Copy have announced the name of their forthcoming album, Haiku From Zero, and shared the second single from it. Called “Standing In The Middle Of The Field,” it follows last month’s “Airborne” and will be the album’s opening track. Frontman Dan Whitford said this about the new album, “So much of this album is aboutRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The War On Drugs also have a highly-anticipated forthcoming album, A Deeper Understanding. In promotion for the album, the band has recorded a cover of Warren Zevon’s “Accidentally Like A Martyr” for the Spotify Singles series. They also recorded a live version of lead single “Holding On.” A Deeper Understanding will be out August 25 andRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/7

  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, August 7th: Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Vince Staples featuring Juicy J The Tonight Show StarringRead more…

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