Tag Archives: Wilco

Thursday Music News

Dave Harrington (of electronic duo Darkside with Nicolas Jaar) got his hands on a track by The Antlers. Stream his remix of the single “Director,” which appears on the Brooklyn band’s most recent release, Familiars, out now on Anti-. The Antlers also just released their live album, The Antlers in London, on vinyl. Watch aRead more…

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Album Review: Wilco – Star Wars

What’s better than a surprise free album from one of your all time favorite bands? A surprise free album from one of your favorite bands that puts them at the top of their two decades and running game. Wilco wrapped up their contract with Nonesuch back in 2010, after their fourth release on the label,Read more…

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Out This Week 7/20

The biggest surprise of the summer is the latest from veteran Chicago band Wilco, who snuck out their ninth full-length late last week. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the album as “a smartly crafted blend of stomping glam-rock, buzzing motorik post-punk, atmospheric space-rock jams, plaintive psych-folk ballads and more, combining a raw, live soundRead more…

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Friday Music News

Well, who saw that coming? Wilco have unleashed a surprise new full-length this morning, and are offering it as a free download through August 13th. A CD version hits stores on August 21st, and the vinyl comes out November 27th. The hilariously-named Star Wars is the band’s 11th studio album. Stream the whole dang thingRead more…

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Video Roundup: 50 States/50 Bands

Take a musical road trip with DJ Kevin Cole: today, on The Afternoon Show on KEXP, he presents 50 States/50 Bands. From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, he’ll be playing a band from every state in the U.S.A. in celebration of Independence Day. Tune in and see who he chooses for your home state. YouRead more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Father’s Day, Future Islands have shared the video for their Singles track “A Song For Our Grandfathers.” The clip shows the band spending some quality time at a family reunion in North Carolina before performing the sweet song for everyone. Future Islands have also posted a site where you can send theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Both Mac DeMarco and Run the Jewels filmed sessions for the Black Cab Sessions video series — sadly, not together, but it’s still pretty darn great. Watch our gap-toothed friend perform a solo acoustic version of “The Way You’d Love Her” off his forthcoming Another One, and see El-P and Killer Mike (with vocalist Boots)Read more…

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Video Roundup: World Autism Awareness Day

For once, you’ll feel good about feeling blue: today is the 8th Annual World Autism Awareness Day, and to help spread awareness, the community is encouraged to “Light It Up Blue.” Buildings from the Empire State Building, The Great Pyramid in Egypt, Niagara Falls, and, in Seattle, the Space Needle and Seattle Pacific University willRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Veterans Day 2014

#88305893 / gettyimages.com 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. A reminder that next Tuesday is when Veterans Day falls this year. Whether you’re pro-military or not, take aRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 10/27

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, October 27th: Late Show with David Letterman: Mastodon The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: WilcoRead more…

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