Author Archives: Ian Robinson

Song of the Day: BRONCHO - Try Me Out Sometime

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Try Me Out Somtime” byRead more...

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Song of the Day: Golden Gardens - Transparent Things

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. Every Friday we spotlight a Northwest artist. Today’s selection, featured on the Mornging Show with JohnRead more...

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Song of the Day: Sweet Billy Pilgrim - Joyful Reunion

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 selection, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Joyful Reunion” by Sweet BillyRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Ruby Suns - Kingfisher Call Me

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 selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Kingfisher Call Me” by TheRead more...

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Song of the Day: BRAINSTORM - Flat Earth

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 selection, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Flat Earth” by BRAINSTORM fromRead more...

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Friday Music News

A somewhat serious song calls for a somewhat serious music video, somewhat being the key word when it comes to Cincinnati indie-hop band WHY?. Taking place in what I can only imagine is a room straight out of his childhood, lead singer Yoni Wolf rambles on with philosophical thoughts and reflections. With no parades orRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Legendary alt-rockers Dinosaur Jr. have announced they will release a live album on November 19 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the band’s explosive album You’re Living All Over Me. The live album, recorded in 1987 during the band’s first European tour, is titled Chocomel Days and includes live renditions of several You’re LivingRead more...

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Live Video: Debo Band at Bumbershoot Music Lounge

Debo Band was without a doubt the largest band performing at the Bumbershoot Music Lounge last month, and it’s likely that their 11 members crowding the tiny stage made one of the biggest sounds of the entire weekend. Led by saxophonist Danny Mekonnen and vocalist Bruck Tesfaye, what started as a practice band in BostonRead more...

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Live Video: Dinosaur Jr. at MFNW

Dinosaur Jr.‘s J. Mascis is known primarily for two things: being an alt-rock legend who helped characterize and develop an entire culture of music and being notoriously laconic and lethargic. In a nutshell, he’s a slacker guitar god. As such, it was no real surprise that the band showed up for an afternoon set atRead more...

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Friday Music News

As Amanda Palmer found out and, now Animal Collective’s Deacon is discovering, crowd-sourced fundraising ain’t as easy as it seems. In late 2009, Deacon, aka Josh Dibb, visited Mali, met with supporters of the anti-slavery movement and was invited to perform the Festival in the Desert. Inspired to apply his creative energies toward supporting theRead more...

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