Tag Archives: tUnE-yArDs

Tuesday Music News

This year’s Oscar nominations rolled out this morning and some very familiar names to KEXP are on the list. Indie-folk genius Sufjan Stevens is nominated in the Best Original Song category for one of the two songs he contributed to Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me Be Your Name, “Mystery Of Love.” Stevens is up against R&BRead more…

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In Stores Now 1/22

January is starting to pick-up the pace with a swath of thrilling releases from new and old favorite artists. Swedish Folk outfit First Aid Kit returns with their fourth LP, Ruins, which KEXP’s Music Director Dan Yates calls the duo’s “most accomplished album to date is a beautifully crafted set of emotive folk-pop inflected withRead more…

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Thursday Music News

tUnE-yArDs are returning next week with a new album, I can feel you creep into my private life, and today we’ve received the third single from the album, “Heart Attack.” The fun, upbeat track shows the new, more accessible direction the band is taking. This will be the first album where the band, previously theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

On the heels of his latest release, the Carrie & Lowell mixtape The Greatest Gift, Sufjan Stevens has shared a new song. Entitled “Tonya Harding,” the song is very literally about famed fallen professional skater Tonya Harding. Stevens made the song in two different keys, D major and Eb major, and has shared both onRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Tune-Yards have returned with a brand new song that comes alongside an announcement that they’ll be following up 2014’s Nikki Nack with a brand new album called I can feel you creep into my private life, due January 19th via 4AD. The LP is produced by longtime collaborator Nate Brenner, who is now officially partRead more…

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KEXP is the New Black: A Jenji Kohan Birthday Video Roundup

If you’re one of those devouring the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black, you’ve got this lady to thank: creator/writer/executive producer Jenji Leslie Kohan, who celebrates her 46th birthday today. And if you’re a KEXP listener who watches this show, you’ve surely recognized music from many KEXP artists woven into the sometimes horrifying,Read more…

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SIFF Face The Music 2016 Preview: Contemporary Color

Contemporary Color (Directed by Bill & Turner Ross, USA, 2016, 96 minutes) Festival screenings: Thursday, May 26th at 9:00 PM – Majestic Bay Cinema Saturday, May 28th at 8:30 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Monday, May 30th at 1:30 PM – SIFF Cinema Egyptian I don’t know about you, but when I was in highRead more…

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Might As Well Jump: KEXP’s Leap Day Video Roundup

It’s Leap Day, a strange overage of 24 hours that occurs in the Gregorian calendar every four years. Or, if you believe Tina Fey and the TV show 30 Rock, it’s a day when a mythical gilled-man named “Leap Day William” trades candy for children’s tears. Either way, KEXP has compiled this list of songsRead more…

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KEXP DJs and Staff Remember the KEXP Old Home, Part One

This Wednesday, December 9th, KEXP says goodbye to our “Old Home” at the intersection of Dexter Avenue and Denny Way, on the outskirts of downtown Seattle. Our building was far from perfect – broken toilets, leaking ceilings, and you’ve probably heard the DJs talking about the HVAC issues – but there were many wonderful memoriesRead more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Janet Jackson releasing her highly anticipated Unbreakable album today, Tin Angel Records has dropped a tribute album called Dear Janet. The album features a variety of indie artists, who each cover one of 16 Janet classics. For instance, Deradoorian takes on “The Pleasure Principle”, LAKE tackles “Escapade”, and tUnE-yArDs handles “What HaveRead more…

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