Author Archives: Jacob Webb

Song of the Day: Weyes Blood – Land of Broken Dreams

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Land of Broken Dreams” byRead more…

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Live Video: Sondre Lerche

“It’s not the average, kind of whiny divorce record… You can dance to half the record and cry your eyes out to the rest of it.” That’s how Sondre Lerche describes his seventh and newest album, Please. Despite the innate heaviness of the subject material, Lerche is eager to explore every facet of the demiseRead more…

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Song of the Day: Dream Police – Hypnotized

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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Hypnotized” by Dream Police fromRead more…

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Live Video: Merchandise

Some frontmen were born to brood across the stage with enigmatic allure, but Merchandise‘s Carson Cox is not one of them. When the Tampa, Florida, quintet arrived in the KEXP studio in October, Cox’s loquacious charm outfitted the session with a series of one-liners, ad-libs, and shoutouts to fellow musicians, but despite the singer’s uncannyRead more…

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Song of the Day: Greylag – Yours To Shake

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 “Yours To Shake” by GreylagRead more…

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Song of the Day: Dan Mangan + Blacksmith – Vessel

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 “Vessel” by Dan Mangan +Read more…

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Live Video: Helado Negro

“There are some people in tinsel costumes around me… uh… that’s what’s happening.” When Helado Negro is asked to describe his “bandmates” in the studio, that’s how he does it, smirking with just enough hesitation to leave a sense of intrigue. On his latest album, Double Youth, the artist sometimes known as Roberto Lange embodiesRead more…

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Song of the Day: Generationals – Black Lemon

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “Black Lemon” by Generationals fromRead more…

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Live Review: The Black Keys with Jake Bugg at Key Arena 11/1/2014

“The Black Keys performing live on stage.” That’s one of a handful of statements on the Akron, Ohio duo’s line of exaggeratedly plain tour merchandise, but it’s also an unintentionally spot-on statement about the Black Keys’ shows. Not only are their performances built around straightforward versions of their eight-album-deep recorded catalog, they know it. EverRead more…

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Song of the Day: Mina Tindle – I Command

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “I Command” by Mina TindleRead more…

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