Author Archives: Justin Wilmore, KEXP

Monday News: Hard Sell DVD Release, Dr. Nick Cave, new Mates Of State album

A while back, DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist came through Seattle together on what they called “The Hard Sell Tour.” If you missed it, fear not. Pitchfork leads the way to the DVD release of The Hard Sell at the Hollywood Bowl. It includes the whole live show plus a lot of behind the scenesRead more…

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Monday News: iTunes leaks anticipated album (again), The Feelies reunite, Dr. Q

Following up with the news that about The Raconteurs‘ new record and their attempt to precluded an advanced album leak, it appears iTunes had some sort of programming error that caused the Consolers of the Lonely to be released a little early. For a brief while on Friday, it was available through the popular serviceRead more…

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Monday Tuesday News: SXSW Blog Coverage Review, Make A NIN Video

If you are having a hard time finding out what went on at SXSW this past weekend, I don’t know what to tell you. I can’t even look at my RSS reader without seeing those four letters on every bit of news I read. KEXP was there (of course, haven’t you been listening!?!) as wellRead more…

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Monday News: Sigur Ros + Youtube, Plug Awards + KEXP, Danger Mouse + Beck

Well, if you stopped by Youtube anytime on Friday, I am sure you saw that Sigur Ros had pretty much taken the place over. According to their website, they are the first band to ever release a full length documentary on Youtube. I’m guessing that to top that, somehow Radiohead will have to take overRead more…

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Monday Music News: Pela singer hurts hand + rock and roll hook-ups

photo from Myspace Bad news for Pela: During last Saturday night’s show in Chicago, singer Billy McCarthy fell off stage during the “triumphant finale” at Shuba’s. Landing on a stray pint glass, he lacerated his hand and severed some some tendons in his left pinkie–the most underestimated finger necessary for rocking those sweet Pela jams.Read more…

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Monday News: Portishead: Third, Bat For The Lashes, R(.I.P)esonance Magazine

With all the new records coming out soon or just being announced, KEXP does its best to keep you informed: From Spacelab we have a track list from the new Spiritualized, Songs in A&E, their first since 2003’s Amazing Grace. SIA&E is due May 19th in the U.K., but no release date has been givenRead more…

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Monday News: Dizzee + EL-P, Dan Le Sac + Scroobius Pip, Death Cab + Chris Walla

Seattle’s Rock Lottery 4 has been announced over at Line Out. This fun and exciting event is all happening April 13th at Neumo’s. If you don’t already know, here’s how it works: a grip of local Seattle musicians’ names are put into a hat (a sacred hat) by RL organizer Chris Weber. Then, 25 areRead more…

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Monday News: The Festivals! The Grammys!

We start off the week with news from upcoming festivals. Stereogum announces the Bonnaroo lineup, puzzlingly at first, but then gives us the real details. A few of t he many names that will entice KEXP listeners to make the journey: Pearl Jam, My Morning Jacket, Kanye West, Death Cab For Cutie, M.I.A., Sharon JonesRead more…

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