Tag Archives: Beck

Thursday Music News

Beck has shared a new (but not first) cover of The Velvet Underground’s “I’m Waiting For The Man,” off The Velvet Underground and Nico. The song is for Spotify’s “Music Happens Here” series, which has previously included songs from Local Natives, Twin Peaks, and Allen Stone. Beck previously recorded a cover of “I’m Waiting ForRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Beck released the effervescent pop album Colors this past fall and today he’s shared a cute video for the track “Fix Me.” Directed by Brook Linder, the clip focuses on the true story of a little girl in Japan named Mame who lives with three poodles that dress up in a variety of costumes. The four ofRead more…

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New Year’s at the Needle with KEXP

For the fourth year, KEXP was invited to curate the soundtrack for Seattle’s New Year’s Eve fireworks at the Space Needle in Seattle Center. Global fireworks experts, Pyro Spectaculars, and Master Fireworks Artist Alberto Navarro choreographed the explosions in the sky, as KEXP DJs Kevin Cole and Larry Rose brought the soundtrack, produced by JacksonRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017. Check out the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And check out more top albums from KEXP DJs, staff, and volunteers here. Morgan’s 2017 Top Ten Albums artist album label Various Twin Peaks (MusicRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Beck

After a several year gestation period, Beck finally released his long-awaited album Colors. Written and produced with Greg Kurstin, Colors (out now via Capitol Records) is the most upbeat, relentlessly danceable album he’s made in more than a decade. The shapeshifting artist recently talked to KEXP about why music is vital to life and someRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

North Carolina indie rock legends Superchunk have dropped a new limited edition 7″ featuring the anthemic original track “Break the Glass” on the A-side (featuring vocals from A Giant Dog‘s Sabrina Ellis), and a cover of Corrosion of Conformity’s “Mad World” on the B-side. The band released another 7″ earlier this year but haven’t releasedRead more…

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Project Pabst, Day 2: Beck, Spoon, Nas, Noname, Whitney, Frankie Cosmos, San Fermin

Returning to the Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland for Day 2 of Project Pabst was slated to be warm, in fact, it was going to be hot. Previous attendees of the fest will remember to the second year of the festival, temperatures pushed passed 100 degrees. Sunday’s forecast was expected to be in inRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last week, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs announced that they would be reissuing their classic debut album, 2003’s Fever To Tell. The reissue comes with two never before released songs from that time, “Phone Jam” and “Shake It,” as well as a documentary called There Is No Modern Romance. The trailer for the documentary has nowRead more…

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Live Review: Beck w/ Alex Edelman at Marymoor Park 8/25

All photos and review by Bebe Labree Besch (view set) As a cooling dusk fell over Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA, Beck strolled onto the stage with ease, opening the evening with the 1996 hit “Devil’s Haircut” under an auburn-lit stage. Every audience member in the center seating area began rising to their feet afterRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Phantogram have dropped the cinematic new video for the song “Funeral Pyre,” off of last year’s Three. Directed by Gianluca Minucci, the video takes place in a car slowly cruising through Los Angeles, documenting all the things seen out of the passenger window. Minucci describes the video as, “a phantasmagoric journey, from dawn to dusk, with people, sites, andRead more…

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