Tag Archives: Wavves

Monday News Roundup

Soul singer Mavis Staples recently appeared at this year’s Pickathon, but her star power continues to impress, this time bringing a guest onstage in Arcade Fire‘s Win Butler, for San Francisco’s Outside Lands Festival. Butler joined Staples’ band on guitar and backing vocals for a rendition of “The Weight.” Watch video from the concert below:

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Tuesday News Catchup

We here at KEXP hope that our listeners had a fun but safe Fourth of July -- the fewer limbs blown off, the better in our book. Now that everything’s mostly back to normal, here’s a look into what music news you may have missed while lighting fuses and running in the opposite direction. WonderingRead more...

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Sasquatch! Monday photos!

Many of the best bands at Sasquatch were saved for the last day, Monday, Memorial Day, a day off for the 25,000 attendies of this year’s festival. Wavves kicked off the day. Chromeo and Foster the People drew some of the biggest crowds of the weekend on their respective stages, Black Mountain’s set was hypnotic,Read more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s only taken 15 years, but Soundgarden are finally putting out a new album. The yet-to-be-titled release will be their first since 1996′s Down on the Upside and comes in the same year as Pearl Jam‘s 20th anniversary as well as the just-as-triumphant return of the Foo Fighters, who in addition to releasing a newRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 3/2

Visions of the future cloud memories of the past in the ethereal new clip from Keep Shelly in Athens. Jamie Harley crafts a musty dreamscape of a video for new single “Hauntin’ Me.” The downtempo poptronic gem is out now on a 7″ single via Transparent. Watch below: Beloved electropop quartet Ladytron are releasing aRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Big news on the Sasquatch! front. Foo Fighters have been announced as the 2011 headliners. Not only that, but 2011 will see the festival, held annually at The Gorge, expand to four days. I guess they are anticipating too much good music for only three, but time will tell what kind of toll a four-dayRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from August

Month after month we have great bands, brilliant singer-songwriters, international acts and cutting edge indie acts into our studio to perform some live music for broadcast and on-demand listening. In August we had some world class performances pile out of their vans and into our intimate studio. This is a collection of select images fromRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 23rd Burning: A Mogwai Concert Film @ Northwest Film Forum The journeying songs of Scottish atmospheric rockers Mogwai aren’t typically radio friendly. Their music is best when set to something, whether it be a movie or a long nighttime drive down the coast. It’s not surprising then, that they’ve scored multiple films, andRead more...

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Song of the Day: Wavves - King of the Beach

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

It’s clear that no rock from the foundation of indie music will remain unturned, as lo-fi pioneers Guided By Voices reunite with what Robert Pollard calls their “classic lineup” of Tobin Sprout, Mitch Mitchell, Kevin Fennel and Greg Demos. The band won’t be touring though -- the occasion is Matador Records’ twenty-first birthday bash inRead more...

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