Tag Archives: Wavves

Out This Week 10/5

Lots of great local releases this week, including the sophomore full-length from Seattle supergroup Childbirth, featuring members of Chastity Belt, TacocaT and Pony Time. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “a strong set of snarky garage-punk with primal, grungy guitar lines and pounding rhythms accompanying Julia Shapiro’s sarcastic vocals and the band’s biting, often-hilariousRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

After you’ve watched their in-studio session on the KEXP Blog, check out another new video from down-under-thunder seven-piece King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. Watch a clip below for the track “Trapdoor” from their forthcoming full-length Paper Maché Dream Balloon, out November 13th on ATO Records. [Stereogum]

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Live Review: Wavves with Twin Peaks and SWMRS at Neptune Theatre 9/8/15

On October 2nd, Nathan Williams will release V, his fifth full-length effort as Wavves. Five albums deep, Williams finds himself at a bit of a crossroads. His 2013 record, Afraid of Heights, found him on a major label for the first time ever, writing bigger hooks, better sing-a-longs, and cutting the level of fuzz inRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Portland-via-New Zealand band Unknown Mortal Orchestra stopped by Late Night With Seth Meyers last night. From atop a white piano, frontman Ruban Nielson delivered a soulful rendition of the title track from their latest release Multi-Love below, out now on Jagjaguwar. Watch their performance below, and watch their KEXP in-studio session from earlier this summerRead more…

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Monday Music News

Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys shares a new track from his side project The Arcs: stream the song “Outta My Mind” below, which will be released on 7″ on July 7th. Hopefully side A and side B will tide you over for the summer: The Arcs’ debut album Yours, Dreamily doesn’t hit stores untilRead more…

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Monday Music News

Seattle’s own S [aka Jenn Ghetto] has shared a new video today for the track “Tell Me,” off her most recent release Cool Choices. The former Carissa’s Wierd’s frontwoman filmed the charming clip herself using a webcam, capturing herself dancing alone in her apartment with her dog watching. Watch below. Cool Choices is out nowRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

To those of you who might not know, Nirvana will soon be inducted by R.E.M.‘s Michael Stipe into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. The inductees will include Kurt Cobain, Krist Novoselic, and Dave Grohl. The latter two members will be performing with Pat Smear (who will not be inducted); however, there is heavyRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Best of the Morning Show 2013

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. As the year draws to the close, it’s a time for reflection on a lot, but for us music geeks, it’s aRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Quilty 3000

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. Palma Violets, 4/26/13 // photo by Alex Crick (view set) Quilty 3000’s 2013 Top Ten Albums rankRead more…

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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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