Tag Archives: TV on the Radio

Pemberton Music Festival 2014: Saturday, Part 1 - The Flaming Lips, TV on the Radio, Dinosaur Jr., METZ, Young the Giant, and more

Up above Whistler in British Columbia, Pemberton Music Festival returns this year for the first time since 2008. It’s ambitious tag line, “The Coachella of Canada”, isn’t too bold at all. In a triumphant return, the festival features one of the best overall music and comedy lineups of the year, and we are proud toRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Red, White, and Blue!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s Fourth of July again everyone. I just read that the 2nd of July during 1776 was the actual day that theRead more...

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Monday Music News

Last month, we shared Moby’s version of “Rio,” and today, we’ve got Warpaint‘s stark, moody cover of Duran Duran’s “The Chauffeur.” These covers will be available on the tribute album Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran, out July 15th on Manimal Vinyl. All sales go to benefit Amnesty International. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Oneohtrix Point Never, a.k.a. Daniel Lopatin, has shared an killer, new psychedelic track called “Zebras.” The Brooklyn based musician never ceases to amaze with the complexity of his music. This should tide fans over until the release of his album R Plus Seven on October 1. [Stereogum]

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Wednesday Music News

Kurt Vile does a surprising cover of “Down In It” by Nine Inch Nails for A.V. Club - while the pairing seems totally odd the result actually works well as a Vile/Reznor hybrid. Where Reznor’s original felt like a something from a 90s action sci-fi movie, Vile’s take is fuzzier and has a slightly psychedelicRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Today on the Morning Show, we debuted a new song by TV on the Radio, and now the single, entitled “Million Miles”, is available for you to hear and watch again and again. Though the band recently left Interscope Records, they haven’t stopped turning out amazing material, now on band member Dave Sitek’s own label,Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

There have been some seemingly random leaks of Lana Del Rey songs in the last few weeks and now we have another. The new track “Maha Maha” has those addictive and hypnotic qualities that have become synonymous with Del Rey. We don’t know yet if this song is an old castaway or if it belongsRead more...

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Monday Music News

At some point as an art-rock outfit, a band surpasses the need to surpass themselves. The Flaming Lips have just released a pared down and grainy video for the immersive “Turning Violet” from their latest album, The Terror. Primordial vocals emerge from deep in a Turrell-esque white room before lines of colored lights erupt likeRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About the Sun

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week the sun has remained with Seattle for more than a few consecutive days, so in honor of this momentous occasion,Read more...

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again -- for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more...

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