Tag Archives: DJ Shadow

Midnight In A Perfect World: Washed Out

The alias of Georgia native Ernest Greene, Washed Out burst on to the music scene in 2009 with his defining and refreshing chillwave sound, and he’s been a staple on KEXP’s airwaves ever since. His style has evolved over the years, exploring various shades of dreamy and psychedelic electronic pop. Seattle label Sub Pop RecordsRead more…

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In Stores Now 8/21

Brooklyn-bred band Grizzly Bear return with their fifth LP, a release KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “an adventurous set of densely layered and intricately arranged prog-pop, featuring a punchier, more beat-driven sound to more forcefully drive home the band’s dark, imagistic lyrics of decay and alienation.” Long-running Madison, WI-based group Rainer Maria return withRead more…

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Friday Music News

Grizzly Bear will be releasing their new album Painted Ruins next month. Last night, they shared their fourth single, “Neighbors,” and soon after a video for the single was launched. “Neighbors” follows “Three Rings,” “Mourning Sound,” and “Four Cypresses.” The strange video features two people who disguise themselves in various forms of camouflage, eventually becomingRead more…

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Friday Music News

Earlier this week New York duo Cults (Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion) teased a possible new album by sharing a 20-second clip of a song called “Gilded Lilly” on Instagram. Today they announced the new album, called Offering, and shared its title track, their first release in four years after 2013’s sophomore release Static. Cults consciously decided to take a break,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/6

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, March 6th: Last Call with Carson Daly: DJ Shadow (R) Conan: Sinkane Tuesday, March 7th:Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/19

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, December 19th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: A Tribe Called Quest (R) Late Night with Seth Meyers:Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Looks like new Spoon is on the way! The Austin-via-Portland-via-Who Knows band shared a mysterious image on social media that looks like a possible album cover. Adding to the mystery, Matador Records shared it as well. Viewers of the Showtime TV series Shameless were treated to a new song last Sunday; hear the track “IRead more…

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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

Australian rock outfit Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds are gearing up to release not only their new album, Skeleton Tree, but also a feature film. One More Time With Feeling, directed by Andrew Dominik, features interviews with the band and footage of them performing songs from the new album. The movie premieres on SeptemberRead more…

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In Stores Now 6/20

A new album from DJ Shadow dropped last Friday, his first since 2011’s The Less You Know, the Better. The LP — the fifth from the west coast DJ/producer — features guest appearances from Run the Jewels, Nils Frahm, and several others. Deerhoof return with what KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes as, “one ofRead more…

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