Category: KXT Music Blog

Kings Of Convenience – Boat Behind

Kings of Convenience – “Boat Behind”  The Norwegian duo of Erlend Øye and Eirik Glambek Bøe grew a sizeable fanbase with the laid-back harmonies of their first two records, Quiet is the New Loud and Riot on an Empty Street (whose track “Know How” featured a then-lesser-known Feist). Their latest, Declaration of Dependence, finds them doing what they do… Read more »

Little Black Dress – Robin

Little Black Dress – Robin Little Black Dress – “Robin” Little Black Dress was formed by ex-Deep Blue Something guitarist Toby Pipes and Nolan Thies, his fellow producer at Bass Propulsion Labs. Their shoegaze sound permeates their debut disc Snow In June, which released in summer 2009. You can also see their performance in the… Read more »

Josh Ritter – Change of Time

Josh Ritter – “Change of Time” Josh Ritter continues his journey into the heart of American music with this latest song, from his upcoming record So Runs The World Away. Originally from Moscow, Idaho, Ritter invented his own major at Oberlin College, studying American history through narrative folk music. His landmark 2006 record The Animal… Read more »

The Paul Slavens Show: Live Blog for March 28, 2010

Hello and welcome, This is the place to make your polite comments and music suggestions for future show. Check out what others are listening to and turn people on to your favorite music. Make sure to leave a link where the music could be bought. New to me this week: Mable John Owen Pallet Laura… Read more »

Gorillaz – To Binge

Gorillaz – To Binge Gorillaz – “To Binge” (ft. Little Dragon) This track, from Gorillaz’ latest release Plastic Beach, features Swedish electronic group Little Dragon. This new record, from former Blur singer Damon Albarn’s ongoing musical experiment with animator Jamie Hewlett, also features Lou Reed, Bobby Womack, and Mick Jones of the Clash.

Jakob Dylan – Nothing But The Whole Wide World

Jakob Dylan – “Nothing But The Whole Wide World” Mr. Zimmerman’s son follows up his first post-Wallflowers solo record Seeing Things with Women & Country, an EP that previews his upcoming full-length of the same name. This song features the background vocals of Neko Case and Kelly Hogan and the production work of Fort Worth native T-Bone… Read more »

tumblr_kzsivkr1QL1qb97ja Drive-By Truckers – “(It’s Gonna Be) I Told You So” This track, from the Drive-By Truckers’ latest The Big To Do, highlights the songwriting and singing of bassist Shonna Tucker. Though the band hails from Athens, Georgia, most of the members are from Alabama, and this song shows the Muscle Shoals influence, with a… Read more »

Podcast:Music – Laura Veirs: Carol Kaye

Laura Veirs – “Carol Kaye” This song comes from Laura Veirs’ latest record July Flame, produced by longtime boyfriend Tucker Martine. We have had the title track in rotation, but this song, featuring harmonies by Jim James of My Morning Jacket, celebrates the longtime bassist for the Wrecking Crew, the studio wizards who played on hundreds… Read more »