Wednesday Music News

Local Music, Daily Roundups
02/25/2015
Janice Headley
photo by Matthew B. Thompson (view set)

  • In case you missed its KEXP premiere yesterday, Northwest faves Built to Spill shared a new track from their upcoming eighth album, Untethered Moon. Stream the track "Living Zoo" below. Untethered Moon hits stores on April 21st via Warner Bros., and will enjoy an early vinyl release on April 18th for Record Store Day. It'll be the band's first full-length since 2009's There Is No Enemy. No Seattle show dates (yet), but you can catch them on Friday, March 27th at the Treefort Music Festival in Boise, Idaho. [Under the Radar]

  • Speaking of beardy fellas with new music, My Morning Jacket have shared the title track from the forthcoming seventh studio album, Big Decisions. It'll be the band's first release since 2011’s Circuital, and the first of two new albums planned for this year. No release date yet, but stay tuned for more details! [Stereogum]

  • L.A. ladies Warpaint have also shared a new song today: stream the single "No Way Out (Redux)" below. The band say the non-album track is the "first in a series of new songs being released this year." [Pitchfork]

  • Earlier this week, local artist Ben Gibbard headed down to San Francisco to kick off the annual Noise Pop Fest. Due to a broken hand, Gibbard recruited Sun Kil Moon’s Mark Kozelek to support him on stage, and together, they tore through a set of Death Cab hits, and a Postal Service favorite. Watch them perform "Such Great Heights" below. Sending get well wishes to Gibbard who will be hitting the KEXP studios this Friday, February 28th at midnight PST for a special curated mix for KEXP's new show, Midnight in a Perfect World. [Consequence of Sound]

Related News & Reviews

Daily Roundups

Thursday Music News

Icelandic icons Sigur Rós have announced they'll be reissuing their 1999 sophomore release Ágætis byrjun this summer as a deluxe limited edition box set. The band state via their website, "the deluxe boxset edition will feature previously unheard studio recordings and rare live versions from thi...


Read More
Local Music Song of the Day

Song of the Day: The Grizzled Mighty - Chantael

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. Today’s song, featured on the Morni...


Read More
Live Video Local Music

Live Video: THEESatisfaction

No other group in Seattle has the reach of THEESatisfaction. In creating their unique psychedelic hip hop stylings, local duo Cat and Stas reach as high among the stars as low within the roots below, and place their feet years beyond as eons ago. In fact, critics can't help but describe their new...


Read More
Daily Roundups

Tuesday Music News

After signing with Capitol Record's label Harvest, Best Coast have announced the May 5 release date of their new album California Nights. They've shared the video for the stunning title track. Bethany Cosentino sounds so incredible that it almost makes you want to move to California. Check it ou...


Read More
Click anywhere to return to the site