Tag Archives: Andrew Bird

TV Eye: Week of 8/22

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 22nd: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: De La Soul Late Night with SethRead more…

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KEXP is the New Black: A Jenji Kohan Birthday Video Roundup

If you’re one of those devouring the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black, you’ve got this lady to thank: creator/writer/executive producer Jenji Leslie Kohan, who celebrates her 46th birthday today. And if you’re a KEXP listener who watches this show, you’ve surely recognized music from many KEXP artists woven into the sometimes horrifying,Read more…

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Live Video: Andrew Bird

We couldn’t be more serious: the latest from longtime singer/songwriter Andrew Bird is the artist’s most intimate album yet. Not only has Bird opened his life to a wife and child, but he’s opened up his music. “Most of my productions have been very autonomous,” he confirms to DJ Cheryl Waters. But for his luckyRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 16th: Alberta Cross, Sky White Tiger, Grand Canyon at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Paa Kow, Syrinx Effect at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) Turtle T, Cosmos the Band, DoNormaal, Raven Matthews at Substation // 21+ (more info) Detective Agency, Golden Idols at The Crocodile // All AgesRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 5/16

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, May 16th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: The Kills (R) Last Call with CarsonRead more…

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In Stores Now 4/4

Local band Tacocat lead the pack in a very busy week of new releases. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says “this Seattle band’s third album is an excellent set of punkish power-pop with crunchy, occasionally surfy guitars, energetic rhythms, sugary melodies and often-biting, wickedly humorous lyrics skewering sexism and other societal ills while celebrating friendsRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/21

Monday, March 21st: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: The Lumineers (R) The Late Late Show with James Corden: Lianne La Havas (R) Last Call with Carson Daly: Goldlink At Midnight with Chris Hardwick: Aimee Mann Ellen: Santigold Tuesday, March 22nd: Last Call with Carson Daly: Empress Of Conan: Ty Segall (R) Wednesday, March 23rd:Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Earlier this week, Ellen introduced Andrew Bird to her daytime TV audience as he gave a passionate performance of his new single “Left Handed Kisses” with Fiona Apple. Watch the pair’s intensity below. The track will appear on his forthcoming full-length Are You Serious out April 1st via Loma Vista, and Bird lands in SeattleRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/14

Monday, March 14th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: New Order The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon: Aurora Late Night with Seth Meyers: Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam/Soundgarden) Jimmy Kimmel Live: Sia Tuesday, March 15th: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon: Coldplay Late Night with Seth Meyers: Bloc Party Last Call with Carson Daly: Wolf AliceRead more…

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Friday Music News

Rostam Batmanglij, who announced his departure from Vampire Weekend in January, has shared a new solo single called “Gravity Don’t Pull Me.” He’s giving his name the Cher treatment and is releasing his music as Rostam. He’s also unveiled the song’s music video, which he directed along with Josh Goleman. [Pitchfork]

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