Tag Archives: Tom Vek

2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Reeves Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Friday Music News

Seattle’s own experimental hip hop outfit, Shabazz Palaces take on a dark, post-apocalyptic wasteland in their new “#Cake” video. There’s an intense game of chase going on while beautiful, yet terrifying, giants roam the city. Check it out below. [Pitchfork]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Bring the Noise

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. 421 – Bring the Noise KEXP’s Morning Show host JohnRead more…

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Song of the Day: Tom Vek – Sherman (Animals In the Jungle)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as 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. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with DJ John Richards, is “Sherman (Animals In theRead more…

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Out This Week 6/10

It’s a release as big as his mouth — the latest from trouble-making troubadour Jack White is titled Lazaretto. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the album as, “a typically masterful set of rootsy rock ranging from high-stepping blues-rock and brooding, spaghetti western-influenced rock to plaintive country and folk-tinged ballads.” The new release from SwedishRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Just last November, husband-and-wife duo Tennis shared their EP Small Sounds and now they’re back with a full-length album called Ritual in Repeat. It was produced by Richard Swift (the Shins), Patrick Carney (The Black Keys), and Jim Eno (Spoon) and will drop on September 9. Listen to the LP’s first single “Never Work ForRead more…

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Out This Week 10/4

Perhaps not long awaited, but certainly eagerly anticipated — the new album by Zola Jesus follows not much more than a year since the critically acclaimed Stradilum II. The equally mysteriously named Conatus (actually, it’s a Latin term referring the “will to live”) is equally strong, and according to our Music Director, Don Yates, isRead more…

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Out This Week 9/13

Remember how last week there was only a very small handful of new releases waiting for you on record store shelves? Well, this week’s it’s the opposite. You’re going to need a handtruck to help you move the stack of CD’s you’ll be buying this week! Among the most anticipated new albums is the self-titledRead more…

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