Tag Archives: The War on Drugs

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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Friday Music News

Today, Bandcamp is donating all of its proceeds from music sales to the Transgender Law Center and Car Seat Headrest is one of the artists using that as an opportunity to share new music via the platform. Check out the track “War Is Coming (If You Want It) [March Mix]” which will receive an officialRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The War On Drugs are following up 2014’s critically acclaimed album Lost In The Dream this fall with A Deeper Understanding and today we have another single off the record, “Strangest Thing.” The epic atmospheric song comes with a 8mm visual directed by Shawn Brackbill. A Deeper Understanding will be out August 25 via Atlantic. The War OnRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Fresh from her feature on this week’s episode of “Twin Peaks,” Sharon Van Etten has shared a remix to a track she wrote and released last year in honor of the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, which happened one year ago yesterday. Titled “Not Myself,” Etten explained the reasoning for its release: “During the journeyRead more…

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