Tag Archives: The xx

Thursday News Roundup

It’s been a while since usually-frequent news makers The Flaming Lips have graced the world with a 27-minute long free-form jam, some gaping vaginas emitting rainbows, gummy fetuses, concert posters decorated with human blood, or some other bit of psychedelic grotesquerie. Wayne Coyne and Co. are notorious for their New Year’s Eve bashes, however, andRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 3/2

Visions of the future cloud memories of the past in the ethereal new clip from Keep Shelly in Athens. Jamie Harley crafts a musty dreamscape of a video for new single “Hauntin’ Me.” The downtempo poptronic gem is out now on a 7″ single via Transparent. Watch below: Beloved electropop quartet Ladytron are releasing aRead more...

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Song of the Day: Teeel - Dark Passenger

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song a part of 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 selection, featured on TheRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s going to be a really busy week for live music around Seattle. Even without the highly anticipated Decibel Festival and the 23rd Annual Rockabilly Ball, there are some heavy hitters making their way through the Northwest. Here’s a quick rundown: Tuesday, September 21st HOT HOT HEAT with 22-20s and Hey Rosetta @ Chop SueyRead more...

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Live Review: Fences @ Bumbershoot 9/5

Sunday 6.45pm EMP Sky Church The quote “Forever Bummed” on Fences’ MySpace page may give you some clue as to what to expect from local singer-songwriter Chris Mansfield and his musical leanings. His songs probably aren’t going to be used to sell candy or chocolate milk anytime soon; instead they’re jaded, melancholy, intensely personal affairs.Read more...

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Thursday Music News Jamboree

Masters of lustfully minimalist music, The XX, were recently awarded the Barclaycard Mercury Prize. Industry insiders from the UK and Ireland convened to decided which LP was the masterpiece of the year and the band’s debut self-titled released earned them the titled plus £20,000. Check out more details over at Stereogum.

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Sasquatch 2010: Sunday

Sunday was supposed to be the sunniest, warmest day at Sasquatch, according to the advance weather reports, but instead it was cool, cloudy, and windy all day, with some rain showers rolling in by the evening. The weather didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits though, as there was so much to be excited about. Too much, really:Read more...

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Live Review: The XX @ Showbox SoDo 4/12

Last Monday night, London’s dream pop and indie rock The XX visited Seattle for the first time, and presented an act as part of their tour for the Pacific Northwest. Guitarist Romy Madley Croft, bassist Oliver Sim and mixer Jamie Smith who started back in 2005, and released their eponymous debut album last August, areRead more...

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The Three Imaginary Girls have hung up their Easter bonnets

Holy Wilford Brimley’s dia-be-tus, Batman! We’re a third of the way through April! The last of the big candy holidays has come to a close until Halloween. All the hidden eggs have been (hopefully) rediscovered, even the black licorice jelly beans are gone, and the Easter Bunny has hopped back up the Bunny Trail. WeRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artists - A Deeper Look at DJ Michele Myers’ Top 10 of 2009

Greetings KEXPeeps. It’s that time of year... after weeks of agonizing over thousands of choices, each KEXP DJ is supposed to come up with their favorite albums of the year. Which presents the question... Do I choose the ones I think are the most accomplished musically? Or do I choose the ones that I listenRead more...

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