Tag Archives: Beck

Friday on My Mind: Happy Birthday, Beck!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Today we’re looking at some of our favorite videos by the one and only Beck.

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Tuesday Music News

French rockers, Phoenix have shared the video for the newest cut off their recent Bankrupt! album. “Trying To Be Cool” really lives up to its title by featuring as many hip elements as possible. According to a press release, “the resulting video, chock full of sparklers, confetti canons, fake money, a Marilyn Monroe impersonator, motorcycles,Read more...

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Monday Music News

Last night, singer-songwriter Beck, appeared at Santa Cruz’s Rio Theatre to perform music from last year’s sheet music album, Song Reader. These songs have not been recorded and this is the first time he has played “Sorry” and “Heaven’s Ladder” live. Watch both performances below. [CoS]

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Wednesday Music News

Some tough news to start off the year -- soul great Bobby Womack‘s doctor has confirmed that he is suffering from symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Womack has been very musically active in the last few years, releasing his album The Bravest Man in the Universe on XL last year, and collaborating with Gorillaz on 2010′s PlasticRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Last night Tame Impala performed “Elephant” off their sophomore masterpiece, Lonerism, on Late Night with Jools Holland. In short, it’s a stunning performance. The Perth band sounds at the top of their game and supremely confident. The glam-rock strut of “Elephant” is perfectly matched by the show’s lighting and direction--check out the performance below. TameRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Food!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Thanksgiving is around the corner which means it’s time to get our eat on, so we’re looking at songs about food.

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Countdown Predictions: Classic Rock

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Despite being one of his busiest ever years in terms of musical output, Beck has yet to release an album in 2012. That will (sort of) change in December when he and McSweeny’s release Beck Hansen’s Song Reader, a collection of sheet music of unreleased and unrecorded Beck songs. The 108-page book will contain musicalRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Songs from Coexist, the xx‘s forthcoming sophomore album, are continuing to trickle out onto the internet, but instead of being unveiled by fan footage, the newest song to be revealed was released by the band themselves. “Chained,” the second track on Coexist has yet to be played live, but you can hear it now inRead more...

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Friday Music News

Indie-rock supergroup Divine Fits have announced the band’s first live shows taking place in Austin, Montreal, and Columbus, the hometowns of Spoon frontman Britt Daniels, Wolf Parade frontman Dan Boeckner, and New Bomb Turks drummer Sam Brown respectively. The group also announced they will be playing the Treasure Island Festival in San Francisco, as wellRead more...

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