Category Archives: Interviews

KEXP Exclusive Interview: Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails

From humble beginnings cleaning toilets in Cleveland, to being a Grammy Award-winning, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame-nominated artist, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails is an inspiration. With the release of a new EP, Add Violence, out now via Reznor’s own label The Null Corporation, KEXP DJ John Richards had a chance to chatRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: Chromatics

[ SPOILERS AHEAD ] David Lynch loves music the way Benjamin Horne loves that bike his Dad bought for him, and it’s reflected in the soundtrack for Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Most of the episodes end with a band performing at the Bang Bang Bar aka The Roadhouse, the local bar in the cityRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: Nine Inch Nails

[ SPOILERS AHEAD ] David Lynch loves music the way Dougie Jones loves coffee, and it’s reflected in the soundtrack for Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Most of the episodes end with a band performing at the Bang Bang Bar aka The Roadhouse, the local bar in the city of Twin Peaks. In an ongoingRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: Shawn Colvin, Angelo Badalamenti

[ SPOILERS AHEAD ] David Lynch loves music the way Dougie Jones loves coffee, and it’s reflected in the soundtrack for Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Most of the episodes end with a band performing at the Bang Bang Bar aka The Roadhouse, the local bar in the city of Twin Peaks. In an ongoingRead more…

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SIFF Face the Music: Interview with Give Me Future Director, Austin Peters

Here’s a piece of Capitol Hill Block Party trivia for you: Diplo is the only artist on the bill this weekend who has performed for 500,000 people at one time. At a free show in Havana, Cuba, in 2016, the first by an American artist since the US and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations in 2015, Diplo’s dance hall-EDMRead more…

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KEXP Track Premiere: Ephrata – Odds

Seattle’s Ephrata have been purveyors of dreamy, expansive-yet-poppy music scene they formed in 2012. With each new single and EP, they’ve expanded their sonic palette and even managed to squeeze in some startling visuals and music videos — sometimes things got bloody. The band will self-release their debut self-titled record on Sept. 22. Ahead ofRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: Rebekah Del Rio (& Moby)

[ SPOILERS AHEAD ] Another episode, another slew of questions: how is Richard Horne not behind bars, and what exactly is his relation to the family? (The internet has their guess…) Why is Gordon having visions of Laura Palmer? Is anyone buying those shovels?? But one thing viewers of Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return knowRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: Au Revoir Simone

[ SPOILERS AHEAD ] You might still be wondering how Dougie’s ring got into the stomach of a somehow-unaged Major Garland Briggs. Or, what exactly Agent Dale Cooper’s evil doppelgänger may have done to Diane. Or, where the heck is Audrey Horne? But one thing viewers of Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return know for certain:Read more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: The Drums

It’s been three years since the last record from The Drums, and a lot has changed for frontman Jonny Pierce. In that time, Jonny moved across the country twice, split up with his husband, and found himself without a bandmate as founding member Jacob Graham left the band to pursue other interests. Jonny came outRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: Sharon Van Etten

[ SPOILERS AHEAD ] You might still be wondering how Dougie’s ring got into the stomach of a somehow-unaged Major Garland Briggs. Or, what exactly Agent Dale Cooper’s evil doppelgänger may have done to Diane. Or, where the heck is Audrey Horne? But one thing viewers of Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return know for certain:Read more…

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