Tag Archives: The Woodentops

Music That Matters Podcast: Simple & Sure

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. 415 - Simple & Sure There is a simple &Read more...

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Song of the Day: The Woodentops - Smokin’

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. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Smokin’” by The Woodentops fromRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Fly High

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. 404 - Fly High Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole soarsRead more...

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Album Review: The Woodentops - Granular Tales

Amidst the dour lyrical sentiments and ill-fitting raincoats of the ’80s UK indie scene, South London quintet The Woodentops injected much-needed bursts of optimism. While Morrissey pissed and moaned about every insurmountable obstacle life pitched in his path, The Woodentops’ frontman Rolo McGinty unfurled a string of singles (“Good Thing,” “Love Affair with Everyday Living”)Read more...

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Out This Week 3/4

One of the most exciting releases this week comes from Brooklyn-via-Jersey band Real Estate. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes their third album, Atlas, as “another masterful set of dreamy, surf-inflected indie-pop, featuring a more pristine sound this time around for their warm blend of jangly, reverbed guitars, gentle rhythms, yearning vocals and wistful melodies.”Read more...

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