Tag Archives: Benjamin Booker

Music That Matters Podcast: Camp Bliss

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. 423 - Camp Bliss Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole providesRead more...

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Song of the Day: Benjamin Booker - Violent Shiver

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 “Violent Shiver” by Benjamin BookerRead more...

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Out This Week 8/19

After a blistering in-studio session at KEXP, young Benjamin Booker has released his self-titled debut album, which KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates calls “a powerful blend of energetic garage rock and postpunk with gritty blues and soul, featuring a variety of visceral songs with explosive guitar riffs, rollicking organ and often-frenetic rhythms accompanying Booker’s raspyRead more...

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Live Video: Benjamin Booker

Like fire from the bayou, word of mouth is spreading fast about Benjamin Booker. The young New Orleans based singer-songwriter hasn’t even released his full-length debut (it’s due next Tuesday), but he’s already made appearances on Conan and Letterman and currently is touring across the country. On his stop in Seattle, Booker brought his palsRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Founding member Chris Walla has announced he’s leaving Death Cab for Cutie. In a statement he shared with The Stranger, Walla says “Deciding to leave the band was not, and is not, easy. It’s really, really sad. I love my bandmates, and I’m proud of what we’ve done, and mercifully, those things don’t change withRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 11th • Arctic Monkeys at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Movie Mondays Presents Pearl Jam 20 at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 8/11

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 11th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Common (R) Late Night with Seth Meyers: Strand of OaksRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Summer Fun

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. 418 - Summer Fun So much music, so little time.Read more...

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