Tag Archives: Wye Oak

Live Around Town This Week

Did everyone survive Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping last week? We certainly hope so because there’s plenty to do this week as we head into even more holidays in the busy December holiday schedule. We appropriately kick off Cyber Monday at Chop Suey with a fantastic electronic duo you need to check out: Africa Hitech. OnRead more...

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Song of the Day: Caveman - Thankful

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 tracks, 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 The MorningRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  Another great week for music in the Northwest. The week starts off strong with great shows from Wye Oak, Arctic Monkeys and the Vaccines, and then much harder bands later in the week at Neumo’s as part of the Seattle Tattoo Expo. On Friday, come down to the Seattle Center for Concerts at theRead more...

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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! is coming!

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Northwest plays host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Columbia River Gorge in George, Washington. Founded by Adam Zacks, the festival has been bringing concertgoers a blend of big-name headliners and unsung all-star undercards since 2002. 2011 marks the festival’s 10th year, and the first ever expanded four-day lineup.Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

All right, it was one of those weekends, so this week’s edition of “Live Around Town...” will take the form of a media overload, comprised solely of pictures, videos, MP3s, album reviews by KEXP Music Director Don Yates, and absolutely nothing that required any kind of original thought from myself. Enjoy: Monday, March 28 WYERead more...

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Song of the Day: Wye Oak - Civilian

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 tracks, 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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Out This Week 3/8

Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls Parts & Labor‘s new album, Constant Future, “an excellent set of anthemic noise-pop that rivals their previous 2007 high point, Mapmakers.” Of course, let’s not forget 2008′s KEXP favorite “Nowheres Nigh,” still a staple in DJs’ playlists -- the Brookyn trio’s fifth album is full of similar noisy yetRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

New Gorillaz Album for Christmas? Consequence of Sound is reporting that Damon Albarn has recorded an album using his iPad which he will release for FREE on Christmas Day. The music was created during the Gorillaz latest tour of the U.S. over a month. They’ve also made an Advent Calendar to track the release here.

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Out This Week 7/21

Just in time to cool down for the summer, Sigur Ros vocalist/guitarist Jon Thor Birgisson and his partner Alex Somers, aka Jónsi & Alex, who have been collaborating on visual art (and raw food recipes) for several years, are releasing their music debut, Riceboy Sleeps, today. Fans of Sigur Ros will definitely recognize the sameRead more...

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