Tag Archives: Vampire Weekend

Tuesday Music News

The Joy Formidable have shared new details about their highly-anticipated album, Hitch. The LP, which is the band’s first full-length since 2013’s Wolf Law, will drop on March 25. Today they’ve shared the first single “The Last Thing On My Mind” and it’s video. Frontwoman Rhiannon “Ritzy” Bryan described the track and visual: “It’s aRead more…

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Monday Music News

Former Fiery Furnaces frontwoman Eleanor Friedberger returns next year with her third solo full-length, New View, out January 22nd on Frenchkiss Records. The album was recorded “live to tape” with her backing band, Icewater, and producer Clemens Knieper in a converted barn studio in Germantown, New York. Check out the opening single “He Didn’t MentionRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Baio

Baio is the solo project of London-via-NYC musician Chris Baio, best-known as the bassist for Vampire Weekend. His solo works as Baio began in 2012 with EP releases on stellar electronic music labels Greco-Roman, Future Classic, and Club Mod, culminating in his recent debut full-length album, The Names, that finds inspiration in both the hisRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Bay Area bashers Thee Oh Sees return this Spring with their ninth album, Mutilator Defeated At Last. Stream the first single “Web” below. This time around, the line-up consists of mainstay frontman John Dwyer (vocals, guitar), Tim Hellman (bass), Nick Murray (drums), Brigid Dawson (keyboard and tambourine), and Chris Woodhouse (engineer). Mutilator Defeated At LastRead more…

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Monday Music News

In some not-that-shocking news, lovable bad-boy Mac DeMarco was detained by police this past weekend at a UC Santa Barbara show. The mischievous musician had crowd-surfed during his set, eventually grabbing on to the venue’s low-hanging ceiling beams. He then climbed to the second floor of the building, and headed back down to the stage,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Birthday with The Boss

Today, Bruce Springsteen turns 65 years old. SIXTY-FIVE. After a seven-year-old Bruce saw Elvis Presley performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, he knew he wanted to be a musician. Even as a teenager, he played concerts at Jersey trailer parks and at the Elks Lodge. And, somehow, over fifty years later, he hasRead more…

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Monday Music News

Brooklyn band The Antlers share a new video today for the track “Refuge” off their most recent release, Familiars. Produced by Morgan Beringer, the video is just as dreamy as the song. Watch it below, and watch their KEXP in-studio session here. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

We will be featuring an exclusive 9-song session with Spoon, recorded in the KEXP studiob today at noon. Last night, they performed their single “Do You” from They Want My Soul (out tomorrow) on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Watch that below now and tune in to KEXP today at noon for the fullRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

If you were listening to The Midday Show on KEXP yesterday, you may have heard DJ Cheryl Waters present the US debut of a new song from SBTRKT, featuring guest vocals from Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend. If you missed it (or just wanna hear it again), you can now stream the track “New Dorp,Read more…

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Monday Music News

KEXP DJs are counting the days ’til the release of the new album from Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit. Their third full-length, Stay Gold, won’t be out until June 10th on Columbia Records, but we’ve got this Swedish TV performance to tide us over in the meanwhile. Watch them perform the track “My SilverRead more…

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