Tag Archives: Toro y Moi

Thursday News Roundup

Jenny Lewis-fronted indie rockers Rilo Kiley have apparently broken up. Guitarist Blake Sennett, a recent guest here at KEXP with his band The Elected, told Spinner that the split was a result of “deception, disloyalty, [and] greed.” I don’t know about you, but I was more surprised that Rilo Kiley were even still together. MereRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

While it may not directly concern the indie artists you’re used to hearing on KEXP, it’s worth mentioning that for the first time since 2004, music sales are up, and it’s primarily due to a digital purchasing boom of albums by artists such as Eminem, Beyonce, and Adele. Eminem’s 2010 best-selling release Recovery recently madeRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s getting closer and closer to the release of Helplessness Blues, Fleet Foxes much anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed 2008 self-titled debut album. The title track and “Battery Kinzie” have already been cast out into the interspace for your listening pleasure, and now the local indie sensations have released the video for “Grown Ocean,” whichRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, March 23 GOLD PANDA with Dam Mantle, IG88 @ The Nectar Lounge British producer Gold Panda was known primarily for his re-mixing skills until he released a number of his own EPs in 2009, all of which were widely acclaimed. Late last year he released his debut full-length album Lucky Shiner on Ghostly International.Read more...

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Song of the Day: Toro Y Moi - New Beat

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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KEXP @ SXSW Preview

Next week, KEXP is broadcasting live from Austin, TX, during the 2011 South by Southwest Music Conference, running March 16th through the 18th. We are broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, where we’ll bring you exclusive live sets from Wild Flag, The Head and the Heart, The Black Angels, Yuck, Steve Wynn & The MiracleRead more...

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Music That Matters podcast: The Loneliest Number

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. Macklemore with Kevin Cole (photo by Alex Crick) Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 241 -Read more...

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Out This Week 2/22

Topping this week’s list of new releases is the second album by the young Adele Adkins, known really as just Adele, whose 21 marks the age at which she recorded it, and whose current single, “Someone Like You,” just made history by shooting up 46 spots to #1 on the UK charts after she appearedRead more...

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Toro Y Moi’s New Album Available as Tote Bag

Chillwaver Toro Y Moi (alter ego Chaz Bundick) has teamed up with indie art site Etsy to release his new album Underneath the Pine as a limited edition tote bag. The bag itself is 14″ by 12″, 100% organic cotton and hand-screen-printed. He’s not forcing you to try putting the bag in your turntable thoughRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s looking to be another amazing year of music at the Gorge, as the Sasquatch! Music Festival has been extended to four days and the lineup is chock-full of KEXP favorites. For more info, click here and watch here: The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences announced today that Bob Dylan will perform atRead more...

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