Tag Archives: Alabama Shakes

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Greg Vandy

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Michael Kiwanuka at KEXP, 10/05/12 // photo credit: Beth Crook (moreRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Marji Makers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

After spending days in a hundred year old barn in upstate New York Widowspeak is back with a new album Almanac – and now we can listen to “The Dark Age” from said album. Helped by Kevin McMahon who has worked with Real Estate and Swans, the new songs from the album feature stronger guitarRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: 2012 KEXP-centric Grammy Nominees

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. For this week, we are looking at KEXP friendly artists who are nominated for Grammy awards this year.

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Live at KEXP Volume Eight: Alabama Shakes – Hang Loose

Available only until the end of the year, Live at KEXP Volume Eight features one-of-a-kind, exclusive live tracks from some of the past year’s greatest artists — some well known, others just discovered. All of the bands featured on this compilation have donated their profits to support listener-powered KEXP, and all proceeds benefit the station.Read more…

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Out This Week 8/14

This week is a particularly exciting one for KEXP listeners because today marks the release of Live At KEXP Volume Eight! Featuring performances from April 2011 to April 2012, the 19-track compilation houses live performances from some of KEXP’s newest discoveries alongside longtime favorites, including songs from Alabama Shakes, Of Monsters and Men, Tame Impala,Read more…

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Out This Week 4/10

Did you know that Record Store Day (April 21) is less than two weeks away? Are you ready? What have you done to prepare yourself for it? Today is a perfect day to make a test run to your local shop, where you can scout for the best positions and flex the required muscles byRead more…

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SXSW Review: NPR Showcase @ Stubb’s, 3/14

On Wednesday night, Austin’s famed Stubb’s BBQ played host to an amazing NPR SXSW showcase that featured Fiona Apple, Sharon Van Etten, Dan Deacon, the Alabama Shakes, and Andrew Bird. SXSW is the only place where so many talented, stylistically diverse artists can be found on the same billing, and a line of people hopingRead more…

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Live Video: Alabama Shakes

Late last month, Alabama Shakes smashed through Seattle like a tidal wave. Their stop at the Crocodile was but one sold out show after so many others — fans clamored for tickets, called the station in desperation, and posted ticket requests for quadruple the price on Craigslist… all for a young band on the riseRead more…

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