Tag Archives: Wye Oak

Song of the Day: Flock of Dimes – Minor Justice

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’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Minor Justice″ by Flock ofRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

You may have seen those “Life of Pedro” tees that Kanye West has been selling. Well, now Father John Misty offers his own version: Life of Padre. The sleeves also read “Juan” and “Misty,” I guess because he couldn’t find a Spanish version of the word “Misty.” It may be a joke, but it’s alsoRead more…

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In Stores Now 8/8

Alternarock icons Dinosaur Jr. return with their eleventh album, their fourth together since reuniting in 2005. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “another strong set of muscular, psych-tinged rock with fiery, fleet-fingered guitar solos, pounding rhythms, drawling vocals and potent song hooks.” London-based artist Nao releases her full-length debut, “a strong set of adventurousRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 11th: Boss Hog at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, July 12th: KEXP Presents Wye Oak, Tuskha at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Slaid Cleaves at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Ghost Bath, Underling, He Whose Ox Is Gored at The Crocodile // 21+ (more info) Fear of Men,Read more…

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Monday Music News

Aesop Rock has your cure for the Monday blues: just watch the video for “Kirby,” an ode to cats and cat-parents everywhere off his latest The Impossible Kid. The video stars Dina, a spunky tortoiseshell kitten rescued from downtown LA, and a puppet-ized version of the west coast rapper (real name: Ian Matthias Bavitz). It’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Surprise! Baltimore duo Wye Oak have sprung an EP on us titled Tween, out now digitally and available physically on August 5th via Merge Records. The title reflects the contents: via a press release, they explain the songs “don’t make sense for album number five,” but “just because they don’t belong there doesn’t mean theyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

We love when one of our favorite bands remixes another favorite band, and that’s just what we’ve got with the track below: hear Wye Oak‘s take on “Need A Friend,” a single from EL VY, the collaboration of Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls. Find the original versionRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Patti Smith // photo credit: Brittney Bollay (view set) Monday, January 4th: • KEXP, STG, and True West Presents Patti Smith at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, January 5th: • KEXP, STG, and True West Presents Patti Smith at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) Wednesday, January 6th: •Read more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015: Girlpool, Wye Oak, The Kills

The Vera Stage’s sound has been notably quiet (especially compared to the sometimes deafening main stage) all weekend, but that didn’t bother Girlpool, the drumless duo of Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. In fact, if anything, it probably galvanized the Los Angeles duo. Their music is emotionally and melodically direct, and its lack of volumeRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015: Initial Lineup Announced!

Summer just got hotter, as the Capitol Hill Block Party has announced the first wave of bands playing their annual festival, scheduled for July 24th through July 26th in Seattle. The sidewalks are gonna sizzle with headliners like TV on the Radio, The Kills, RATATAT, Toro Y Moi, Built to Spill, and more! 2015 PARTIALRead more…

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