Tag Archives: Washed Out

2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. Camera Obscura, 6/22/13 // photo by Morgen Schuler (view set) Hans’ 2013 Top Ten Albums rank artistRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Melissa

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Tune in from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM today for KEXP’s One-Day Radio Rally as we countdown the top albums of the year, as voted on by KEXP listeners. Portugal.Read more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more...

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Live Video: Washed Out

A few years ago, “chill wave” seemed all anyone could talk about, and Washed Out was among the first on the scene with the ubiquitous single “Feel It All Around”. But while the fad died out, the Georgia-based bedroom composer Ernest Greene developed the his free-floating sound into a full live project, reaching well beyondRead more...

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Live at MFNW 2013, Day 2: Washed Out

“I know it’s still early, but we can still rock a little bit,” grinned Ernest Greene, aka Washed Out, to a packed house from our MusicFestNW broadcast. While most people think of Washed Out as an electronic artist, he’s recently been touring with a full band that commanded the stage this afternoon at the DougRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 1

Saturday’s Bumbershoot festivities got the 2013 season off to a great start. With the turnout highlight of the day going to rising Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, and with a three way tie for most dancing going to !!!, Charles Bradley, and Crystal Castles, the day was an eclectic bunch of gems. Being one of theRead more...

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot 2013 - Saturday

If you’ve seen any of their paper ads or television commercials this year, Bumbershoot‘s marketing slogan goes along the lines of “Possibly the most amazing lineup in the universe”. Roll your eyes if you must, but we think Bumbershoot isn’t too far off the mark. This year brings one of the best schedules we’ve seenRead more...

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Song of the Day: Washed Out - Don’t Give Up

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. Today‚Äôs song comes from Sub Pop surrealists Washed Out. “Don’t Give Up” is the secondRead more...

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Out This Week 8/13

Our live guests today, The Moondoggies, have one of this week’s top new releases with their excellent third LP, Adios I’m a Ghost. The Seattle band has long been a KEXP favorite, and their fans certainly won’t stop loving them after hearing their latest, which our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “a beautifully crafted setRead more...

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Album Review: Washed Out - Paracosm

Some artists have a real gift for creating worlds. In an interview with Pitchfork talking about Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83′s Anthony Gonzalez said, “I would rather live in an imaginary world forever. My music is my retreat”. You can here the escapism in that record - a neon brilliance of clouds and sky andRead more...

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