Tag Archives: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Wednesday Music News

Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss her new memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl. Watch their chat below. In an extra backstage clip, Brownstein also talked about her “love” of traditional English folk ballads, like the song “The Hunter and His Pallid Bride” which sheRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The Mountain Goats have announced a new release today: Beat the Champ, a concept album about pro-wrestling. In a press release, frontman John Darnielle writes, “It is, as any fan of the band will expect, a heartbreaking and heartreviving album about imperfect people described perfectly, with melodies that will stay with you for days.” ToRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ frontwoman Karen O has announced she’ll be releasing a debut solo album, Crush Songs, on September 9th via Julian Casablancas’ label Cult Records. In a note on her website, O shares, “When I was 27, I crushed a lot. I wasn’t sure I’d ever fall in love again. These songs were writtenRead more…

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Monday Music News

She didn’t win the Oscar, but Yeah Yeah Yeah’s frontwoman Karen O won the hearts of television viewers with her charming rendition of “The Moon Song” from the motion picture Her. She was joined on stage by Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig on acoustic guitar to perform the nominated track at the 86th Academy Awards lastRead more…

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Video Roundup: Groundhog Day

February 2nd is Groundhog Day. As you might recall from the 1993 Bill Murray film, the infamous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil will emerge from hibernation on this day. Legend has it, if he sees his shadow, he’ll freak out, retreat back into his burrow, and winter will continue for six more weeks. If he doesn’t seeRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Melissa

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Tune in from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM today for KEXP’s One-Day Radio Rally as we countdown the top albums of the year, as voted on by KEXP listeners. Portugal.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have scaled the Empire State Building with a song as big as the iconic building itself – “Despair” starts as an anthem sung by a girl in a bar before ascending the building to become an anthem sung from great heights. “My song is your song” Karen O croons throughout, as theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Robyn has dropped the video for her new collaboration with Snoop Dogg (Lion?), “U Should Know Better.” It features the duo’s doppelgangers having a wide range of fun, from playing will dolls to tending to plants in a random greenhouse. On her twitter, Robyn described the video as, “In a parallel universe Snoop and RobynRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ have released the video for the title track off of their new album, Mosquito. It literally shows a disturbingly large mosquito feeding on a little boy before it gets squished. It’s pretty cringe worthy. [Pitchfork]

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Album Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Mosquito

New York indie rock gods Yeah Yeah Yeahs make their long awaited return this year with a bludgeoning of contradictions. The trio – made up of singer Karen O, guitarist Nick Zinner, and drummer Brian Chase – has made the books in recent history with indie rock anthems like “Zero”, “Phenomena”, and “Y Control”, butRead more…

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