Tag Archives: Bass Drum of Death

Video Roundup: O Canada!

There’s over 20 live videos from Canadian bands listed below, and that’s just scratching the surface of how many of our neighbors to the North have stopped by KEXP. And, whaddya know, our very own DJ Cheryl Waters just happens to also book these in-studios… coincidence? Cheryl has long championed Canadian bands, and today onRead more…

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Live Video: KEXP’s New Home Ground Breaking with Rose Windows and Bass Drum of Death

Over the past few years, we’ve tried to make KEXP videos not only fun to watch but also instantly recognizable. But when artists and other guests visit our actual studio space and see the dark and starry walls, they almost always say, “Wow, this is much smaller than it looks!” Charming as it may be,Read more…

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Live Review: Bass Drum of Death with Chastity Belt and Bad Motivators at Tractor Tavern 1/28/15

A mosh pit of all smiles is a beautiful and wonderful thing. Real mosh pits are great to start with. Not fake circle pits where following the leader dominates any true form of atomic self expression, but a real “I drank a little too much and don’t mind being throw around by the couple peopleRead more…

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KEXP New Home Ground Breaking … Wow!

Yesterday, you made KEXP history. Thank you. Every day your passion inspires us to seek out and connect you to more “music that matters” —whenever, wherever, however you want to enjoy it. When we learned a few years ago that we had to vacate our current studio and find new digs, that same passion inspiredRead more…

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Friday Music News

Jack White looks very dapper and mysterious in his video for Lazaretto track “Would You Fight For My Love.” Directed by Robert Hales, the video was filmed at Denver’s Oxford Hotel, and according to a press release, “conceived and created within 24 hours.” Now that’s impressive. [Pitchfork]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Jump and Shout

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 390 – Jump and Shout The Midday Show’s Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Bass Drum of Death‘s new video chronicles one girl’s run-in with pretty much every kind of “Bad Reputation” inducing incident possible – there’s a stolen car, a swig of whiskey, a game of dice, and a pretty hooker. Throw in some stabbing, revenge, and cigarettes, and you’ve got everything a raucous garage soundtrack has everRead more…

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Song of the Day: Bass Drum of Death – Shattered Me

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 “Shattered Me” by BassRead more…

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O Happy Canada Day: A Video Roundup

Today, millions of Canadians celebrate Canada Day, their nation’s birthday, dating back to 1867, when the four current British colonial provinces joined to form the country consisting of ten provinces and three territories that we know today. We at KEXP feel a particular kinship with our polite northern neighbors, not just because their western-most metropolisRead more…

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Album Review: Bass Drum of Death – Bass Drum of Death

2013 is a great year for garage rock. With Oblivians making their return and a whole new wave of young, brash energy on the rise, it’s going to be a summer for blasting shrill, lo-fi guitars out beat up car windows and driving down the highway to camp in your buddy’s ripped tent. Just aRead more…

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