Tag Archives: The xx

Monday Music News

Barely a year away from the release of her sixth album Short Movie, UK singer/songwriter Laura Marling has announced a new album, Semper Femina, due out March 10th on her own label, More Alarming Records (via Kobalt Music Recordings). Via a press release, she elaborates: “I started out writing Semper Femina as if a manRead more…

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Monday Music News

After four years of silence, UK trio The xx are full-speed ahead, sharing a new track earlier this month, announcing a new album, and over the weekend, appearing as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Watch the group perform the Hall & Oates-sampling single “On Hold” below, featuring some endearingly-dorky dancing and vocalist RomyRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 11/14

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, November 14th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Chris Thile Late Night with Seth Meyers:Read more…

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Thursday Music News

It’s been four years since Coexist, but London trio The xx re-emerge with a new song today, and lots of good news. Stream the single “On Hold” below, which features a pretty sweet sample of the 1981 Hall & Oates hit “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do).” It’s just a taste of theirRead more…

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Meet the New KEXP “Golden Eye” T-Shirt

Today KEXP debuts the latest in listener-powered fashion: the “Golden Eye” T-shirt. Seattle designer Stuart Haury created this 2015 Spring Drive tee exclusively for music lovers who donate $100 or more to KEXP right now. A graduate of the UW Design program, Stuart’s background in data visualization inspired this gold-on-black geometric design. “The concept of peopleRead more…

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Friday Music News

For a song that was supposed to be a joke, Alt-J are really running with the track “Left Hand Free.” The UK trio have made yet another video for the single, this time portraying a debaucherous lifestyle, with quite the twist ending. Check it out below, and watch them perform the track LIVE in theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Merrill Garbus’ colorful campaign behind Tune-Yards‘ excellent third album Nikki Nack continues today with a vibrant video for the album cut “Real Thing.” Mannequin-esque people, Sesame Street-style visuals, and a climatic dance scene featuring packaging peanuts are a few highlights from the below, Tom Jobbins-directed clip. In related news, Garbus will be wrapping up theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Atlanta garage rockers Black Lips have shared the video for the song “Nightmare Field,” a bonus track from their new album, Underneath The Rainbow, out now on VICE Records. Hear an exclusive live session from the ‘Lips this Saturday, March 29th at 3:00 PM PT on KEXP, and catch them tomorrow night at Neumos. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

Congratulations to Macklemore x Ryan Lewis for last night’s win for “Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album” at the 2013 American Music Awards. The Seattle duo accepted their award while on tour in Florida, via video remote, and used the opportunity to speak out on racial profiling — watch their video below: [MTV.com]

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Thursday Music News

The wait is over. Finally, Nine Inch Nails have given us a new single to sink our teeth into. “Come Back Haunted” has an addictive chorus that longtime fans of the band will devour hungrily. Their new album, Hesitation Marks, will drop on September 3 via Columbia Records. Look out for, NIN in November whenRead more…

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