Travel. Romance. Solitude. Rest...

Travel. Romance. Solitude. Rest…

Welcome to where hearts go broke. Walk the halls late at night; behind each door is a story. From one room, the flickering of a Bond movie marathon with the sound turned off- replaced by alternating scores from Angelo Badalamenti and Elliot Goldenthal. In another, newlyweds drift off to Cocteau Twins and Stereolab. From yet another, the sound of Air floats out on a mist of perfume, while an unexpected heat blast of M83 rushes out after it. The doors close and echoes of post-punk basslines, Swedish pop melodies, and cavernous surf guitar reverberate through the hallways. These are the sounds of Hotels. End credits for films never made. Songs for dancers with tears and smoke in their eyes. The soundtrack to star-crossed love. Enjoy your stay.

Thanks to KEXP for having us in studio last week, and thanks to David Rzegocki Photography for this great photo of the extended Hotels fam: (From L to R) Nick Nihil, Max Wood, Adra Boo, Me (Blake), Selena Whitaker-Paquiet, Alina To, Irene Barber, Raymond Larsen, Jacques Willis, and Alex Ho. More shows coming in July!

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Bandcamp supports artists and non-music making humans, too. Purchase any music from today and we'll donate 100% of the profits to ACLU Nationwide along with Bandcamp. Like 98% of U.S. citizens (including the President), I am the descendant of immigrants—my great-grandparents came to America from Russia and Lithuania as teenagers and worked in sweatshops until th…

Hotels fan Michael Infante of Petaluma, CA displaying excellent parenting skills at home.

This cat and Shaq can wiggle so hard.

Hotels' live KEXP performance has been cancelled and will be rescheduled. The below image explains the key reasons for this. The best GIFs are on Giphy

Hotels will be LIVE on KEXP Seattle on 12/20 at 12pm. Tune in or come down to the station and watch.

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