Tag Archives: Warpaint

2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ El Toro

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 has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks made the list. Perfume Genius // photo by Morgen Schuler (view set) DJ El Toro’sRead more…

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Monday Music News

Remember when The Decemberists performed on the NBC show Parks & Recreation? Well, now one of the stars of that TV show, Nick Offerman, stars in the video for the Portland band’s track “Make You Better.” Watch their hilarious spoof on a ’70s German interview show below. The Decemberists’ upcoming release What a Terrible World,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn band Parquet Courts have just released a split 7″ with their neighbors in Future Punx. Released as part of the Less Artists More Condos series through Famous Class, proceeds from the sale of the single go to benefit the Ariel Panero Memorial Fund at VH1 Save The Music. Stream the track “This Is HappeningRead more…

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Pickathon Live Video Stream: Saturday Schedule

There’s bliss to be had in Happy Valley, Oregon, as Pickathon is a-blazin’. If you can’t make it out, you can watch their live video stream, featuring over 40 hours of music on 6 stages. Today, check out Warpaint, Operators, Nickel Creek, Brownout and many others. Watch it now here.

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Video Roundup: Pickathon 2014

This Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd marks the 16th Annual Pickathon Music Festival at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, and every year, the festival continues to live up to its city’s name! The festival features a line-up of over fifty joy-inducing bands — including The War on Drugs, Warpaint, Valerie June, Foxygen,Read 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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The Song That’s Shaking Me with Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint

KEXP asks musicians, “What’s the one song that’s capturing your ears these days?” Stella Mozgawa (drums): It would probably be “Open Eye Signal” by Jon Hopkins. It’s just incredible. I’m a huge fan of his, and I think with that song, he just nailed it. Warpaint‘s self-titled second release is out now on Rough TradeRead more…

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Friday Music News

As a part of Australian radio station Triple J’s “Like a Version” cover series, Arctic Monkeys took on Tame Impala‘s standout hit “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.” This song has been covered and embellished by so many artists, including Kendrick Lamar for the Divergent soundtrack, but this version takes it in a simpler direction.Read more…

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Live Review: Warpaint with James Supercave at Neumos 5/2/2014

When a crowd is truly, ruthlessly in love with the band they are about to see, you can tell from the moment they walk in the room. You don’t see it often, but when it happens, it’s a spectacle that you wouldn’t trade the world for. Friday night’s show with Warpaint at Neumos had oneRead more…

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Live Video: Warpaint

Ever since Warpaint first made their mark around 2008, the words “hypnotic”, “atmospheric” and “brooding” have been applied by critics and fans in the most appealing ways. Their recent self-titled, sophomore full-length finds the LA band no less ethereal yet stretching further out with their minimalist jams, like a daydreamer eyes-closed to the midday sun.Read more…

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