Tag Archives: Beck

KEXP Suggests: BITE of Seattle 7/15-7/17

This weekend, in our backyard of Seattle Center, it’s BITE of Seattle, a three-day food festival featuring over 50 local restaurants and over 30 food product companies. It’s free to attend, and fun to walk around and explore all the different styles of cuisine. And, there’s even a multi-course meal you can participate in forRead more…

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Happy Birthday, Beck! Here’s a KEXP Video Roundup

It’s hard to believe, but west coast one-time wunderkind Beck turns 45 years old today. The junior high school dropout has gone from self-released cassettes, to a surprise smash hit with “Loser”, to Grammy Award-winning artist. He’s tackled styles from the soulful slide of Midnite Vultures to the Nick Drake-ian folk of Sea Change. He’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

New Beck! Aside from his gorgeous collaboration with the Chemical Brothers, we haven’t heard much from the once self-proclaimed loser since his 2013 Grammy Award-winning album Morning Phase. Stream the brand new single “Wow” below. In an interview on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show, Beck says of the next album, “I mean, technically, I shouldRead more…

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SIFF Face The Music 2016 Preview: A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story

A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story (Directed by Keith Maitland, USA, 2016, 91 minutes) Festival screenings: Thursday, June 2 at 9:00 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival Saturday, June 4 at 3:00 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival [Director Keith Maitland and Producer Sarah Wilson scheduled to attend both screenings] In 1975,Read more…

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It’s Gonna Blow (Well, Eventually): A Mount St. Helens Video Roundup

Just on the horizon, lurks Mount St. Helens, sitting 100 miles south of Seattle and 50 miles northeast of Portland. It was on May 18th, 1980, at 8:32 AM PT that it resulted in the most destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States. Will Mt. St. Helens erupt again? Scientists say yes,Read more…

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Monday Music News

At first I thought it was an piece in The Onion, but no, Seattle rapper Macklemore really did appear with President Barack Obama this past Saturday morning for the weekly White House Address. (Did you catch Obama’s sly “same love” pun?) And the topic is certainly no joke: the two addressed opioid addiction, calling onRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The Prince cover tributes keep coming; the latest is a surprisingly poignant performance of “It’s Gonna Be Lonely” from Mac DeMarco. DeMarco wrote on Instagram, “We lost a true hero of mine the other day. Although it’s sad, I’m sure he’s ripping a hot solo right now in the next dimension. RIP.” Even with hisRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/28

Monday, March 28th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Frightened Rabbit Late Night with Seth Meyers: Stanton Moore The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bonnie Raitt Jimmy Kimmel Live: David Gilmour Last Call with Carson Daly: Flatbush Zombies, Pusha T Ellen: Leon Bridges (R) Tuesday, March 29th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michael StipeRead more…

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Monday Music News

For his latest film, A Bigger Splash, director Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love) reached out to guitar-dynamo St. Vincent (a.k.a. Annie Clark) to cover The Rolling Stones 1980 single “Emotional Rescue.” Listen below. Clark said in an e-newsletter, “I saw an 11 AM showing of I Am Love at the sunshine cinema on Houston street.Read more…

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Monday Music News

Late last year, Wavves frontman Nathan Williams launched a label, Ghost Ramp, and for 2016, their kicking off their subscription series in an awesome way: a split 7″ single featuring his band on one side, and Best Coast on the other side, covering the Nirvana track “Dumb.” Listen to a vinyl rip below. The twoRead more…

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