Tag Archives: Yeasayer

Thursday Music News

As we mentioned earlier this week, Yeasayer are releasing the Cold Night EP this Friday, which features two versions of the title track: the original off their latest album, Amen & Goodbye, and a “Dirge Version” which you can hear in this new video below. It’s a particularly special song, as band member Anand WilderRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

All year long, Seattle’s own Macklemore has been on the campaign path against the opioid crisis in America, even teaming up with President Obama for a White House Address (see here). Today, he shares a video for the track “Drug Dealer,” a homebred single featuring guest vocals from Ariana DeBoo and co-production from Joshua “Budo”Read more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 1: Yeasayer

Brooklyn group Yeasayer are an act that cares about the details. From their pleas to “please watch at the 4k setting” on one of their music video’s to the collage of sounds that was their 2016 release, Amen and Goodbye, the group certainly has a knack for thinking about the little things other bands overlook.Read more…

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Album Review: Yeasayer – Amen & Goodbye

There’s a great scene in Richard Linklater’s film Boyhood where Mason Jr. (Ellar Coltrane) is about 10 or 11 years old and is in Houston sleeping over at his dad’s place when he asks him this great question. “Dad, there’s no, like, real magic in the world is there?” Mason Sr. (Ethan Hawke) asks himRead more…

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In Stores Now 4/4

Local band Tacocat lead the pack in a very busy week of new releases. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says “this Seattle band’s third album is an excellent set of punkish power-pop with crunchy, occasionally surfy guitars, energetic rhythms, sugary melodies and often-biting, wickedly humorous lyrics skewering sexism and other societal ills while celebrating friendsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Malik Taylor, aka Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest, passed away yesterday at the age of 45, as a result of complications due to diabetes. Taylor formed A Tribe Called Quest with his childhood best friends in 1985, releasing their now-legendary debut People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm in 1990. His familyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Scottish band Frightened Rabbit share a video for the song “Get Out,” a single off their upcoming album Painting of a Panic Attack. The poignant clip, directed by Greg Davenport, was shot in Kiev, Ukraine, and captures the struggle of two women in love. Painting of a Panic Attack was produced by Aaron Dessner ofRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve got more new music from Portland punkster trio The Thermals: check out the single “My Heart Went Cold” below. The track will appear on the band’s seventh full-length We Disappear, produced by former Death Cab for Cutie member Chris Walla. We Disappear hits stores on March 25th via Saddle Creek. [Consequence of Sound]

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Go Your Own Way: A Rumours Tribute Video Roundup

It was on this day in 1977 that soft rock icons Fleetwood Mac released their most successful album ever, Rumours. The now-classic LP won the Grammy Award for “Album of the Year” in 1978, and is easily one of the best-selling albums of all time. With this generation growing up on their parents’ beat-up vinylRead more…

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Song of the Day: Yeasayer – I Am Chemistry

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “I Am Chemistry” byRead more…

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