Tag Archives: Twin Shadow

Album Review: The Music of Grand Theft Auto V, Vol. 1

The Grand Theft Auto video game series has never been a stranger to good music. Old school fans still cling to the 2002 Vice City entry for the precious Wave 103 radio station, where you can listen to Psychedelic Furs, Gary Numan, and Human League while running from the cops down a neon Miami-esque highway.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Twin Shadow, aka George Lewis Jr, has shared an outstanding tribute to late rock star Lou Reed, of The Velvet Underground, who passed away on Sunday. Twin Shadow used this week’s offering of his “Under the CVRS” series to pay his respects to Reed’s outstanding career with a cover of his song “Perfect Day.” It’sRead more…

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Friday Music News

Recently, Chvrches was featured on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show. While they were there, the Scottish trio turned out a very interesting cover of Whitney Houston‘s dance hit “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay.” She may not have the powerhouse vocals of Houston, but Lauren Mayberry’s ethereal innocence really takes this “cheating anthem” toRead more…

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Friday Music News

It’s been a while since Phantogram has graced us with fresh material, but the wait is over. Today we have a blazing new track called “Black Out Days” that will satiate even the hungriest of fans. There’s no news of any upcoming release, but let’s all cross our fingers. [Stereogum]

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Sasquatch 2013 Wraps Up: Alt-J, Cody ChestnuTT, Twin Shadow & Death Grips

by Tara Kelly Kearns I felt the slow bass beats pounding through my body as I walked over to the Bigfoot stage for experimental hip hop group Death Grips. Out in front, thrashing his body around, taking giant step after giant step out onto the stage extension, Stefan “MC Ride” Burnett’s presence was extreme. HeRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Doe Bay Festival co-organizers Artist Home Presents have just announced a new outdoor music festival called Timber!, with ‘a vision of uniting music, community, and the beautiful natural environment of the Pacific Northwest.” Timber! falls on July 26-27 at King County’s Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation, WA, and will feature The Helio Sequence, Lemolo, Fruit Bats,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

It’s here. Sufjan Stevens has one-upped himself this holiday season with today’s release of his Christmas-themed rap mixtape CHOPPED & SCROOGED. The songs feature Das Racist, Kitty Pryde, Busdriver, and Nicky Da B. You can download it here or stream it below. [Stereogum]

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Song of the Day: Chad Valley – I Owe You This (feat. Twin Shadow)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 selection, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “I Owe You This (feat.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Legendary alt-rockers Dinosaur Jr. have announced they will release a live album on November 19 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the band’s explosive album You’re Living All Over Me. The live album, recorded in 1987 during the band’s first European tour, is titled Chocomel Days and includes live renditions of several You’re LivingRead more…

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Friday Music News

While on her third extensive tour of the United States of the year, the apparently tireless Laura Marling found time to not only have a custom resonator ukulele made for her, but to also write a song on it to promote her model. Appropriately titled “Not Done Traveling”, the song is about wearily traveling fromRead more…

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