Tag Archives: Beck

Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2016

It’s that time of year again, and KEXP has a menu of musical delights for your Thankgiving! And in the spirit of the holiday, we want to thank all our donors and listeners for helping make listener-powered KEXP happen. (And if you’re not a donor yet, why not make a tax-deductible gift before the endRead more…

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Monday Music News

Beck continues to surprise us as he slowly unveils tracks from his new album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s Morning Phase. In addition to the groove of “Wow,” today we get the radio-friendly pop song “Up All Night.” The track also appears in the new FIFA ’17 video game, hence the YouTube image below. LastRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Today, legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen celebrates his 82nd birthday, and we’re the ones who get a present. Check out the title track from his upcoming release, You Want It Darker, out October 21st via Sony. A press release explains, “Cohen created this hypnotic groove with the addition of Montreal’s Cantor Gideon Zelermyer and the ShaarRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The ever so talented Carrie Brownstein has written and directed a new short film for fashion house KENZO. The Realest Real is a hilariously creepy satire about our society’s insane social media obsession. The film stars Girl Meets World‘s Rowan Blanchard, House of Cards‘ Mahershala Ali, Orange is the New Black‘s Natasha Leyone, and SonicRead more…

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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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