Tag Archives: Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Stream NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase tomorrow with Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & Alt-J

There are a lot of great showcases happening around the SXSW this year, but one the most anticipated events kicking off the music portion of the conference on Wednesday, March 13, is NPR Music’s Showcase at Stubb’s with Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cafe Tacvba, Alt-J, Youth Lagoon, Waxahatchee, and Le1f.Read more...

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Monday Music News

If you’ve been missing Karen O and all her crazy costumed amazing-ness - Yeah Yeah Yeahs have finally released a single from their upcoming album Mosquito on Zane Lowe on BBC 1. “Sacrilege” features a full gospel choir near the end and is sure to satisfy all those lovers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs previous danceableRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

You may remember way back in December when we all were treated to the news that Bonnie “Prince” Billy was releasing his own fragrance (a mix of tobacco and Egyptian Jasmine, combined with the ancient wood of the Assam oud) -- and Sanae Intoxicants, the company releasing it, encouraged fans and customers to “relish inRead more...

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Monday Music News

Last week the straight outta the mosh pit quartet The Men released the first song from their upcoming album New Moon - “Electric” carries on their direct and loud, but sincere and present, approach to punk. If anything can remind us what it’s like to sweat gallons at a show and wash it all downRead more...

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Monday Music News

Sufjan Stevens isn’t the only one taking on Christmas. The XX covered Wham!‘s  “Last Christmas” on BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge. It’s just how you would expect it: a bit too serious for the cheesy lyrics, but then again The XX can make pretty much anything sound pout-perfectly pretty. And they sound like they’re havingRead more...

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Song of the Day: Deep Sea Diver - You Go Running

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 the Afternoon Show withRead more...

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Thursday Music News

James Murphy announced in an interview with Pitchfork that he has some collaboration projects on schedule for this year, including ones with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Klaxons. Remember that he’s also doing that crazy Converse song with Andre 3000 and Gorillaz. He also might start selling his own coffee brand too. Post LCD, MurphyRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

It’s been a few weeks since anyone’s heard a sound from Jack White, so when we sent someone to rouse him, we weren’t shocked to find that The White Stripes are about to unleash the much-ballyhooed Under Great White Northern Lights tour documentary in March. You could be a normal fan and just nab theRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2009 photos

Several KEXP photographers roamed of the grounds of the Bumbershoot 2009 Music and Arts Festival, capturing the energy of the live performances, the sometimes bizarre spectacle of the artists and fans, and the enthusiastic spirit that makes Bumbershoot one of the greatest festivals in the country. Here’s one perspective, through the eyes photographer Jim Bennett:Read more...

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Sasquatch photos from Day 1

King Khan & the Shrines The first day of the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival was an amazing success, beautiful weather and great bands like Kings of Leon, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bon Iver, DeVotchKa, M. Ward, Doves, King Khan & The Shrines, Passion Pit, Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, Vince Mira, James Pants, Mos Def, ChampagneRead more...

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