Tag Archives: Benjamin Booker

Music That Matters: Runcast, Vol. 8

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. 575 – Runcast, Vol. 8 The eighth installment of theRead more…

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In Stores Now 6/5

Earlier this year, we got a sneak peek at the new alt-J album as the UK trio stopped by KEXP for an in-studio session. Now, the entire LP is out — a release KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls, “their most adventurous, ranging from catchy prog-pop and solemn atmospheric folk ballads to decidedly odder fare.”Read more…

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Song of the Day: Benjamin Booker – Witness (ft. Mavis Staples)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Witness” by Benjamin Booker, and featuring MavisRead more…

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Music that Matters: Big Beautiful Day

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. 560 – Big Beautiful Day Spring is here, and CherylRead more…

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Friday Music News

Not only is he a talented musician, Ty Segall is quite an accomplished visual artist (see one of his paintings below). And later this month, he’ll debut his first-ever solo exhibition in Chicago, titled Assterpiece Theater. A press release reads, “These aren’t multi-media pieces; they are paintings, and Ty’s belief in the promise of theRead more…

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Live Review: Benjamin Booker with Sick Sad World at The Crocodile 8/6/15

A year after his debut album release, it is no doubt that Benjamin Booker is a rockstar. He’s played the festival main stages, toured across the country, and even guitar dueled with Jack White. It’s deserved notoriety for a man who makes such a unique blend of punk, rock, blues and folk. And even whenRead more…

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Music That Matters: Quite a Feeling

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. 469 – Quite a Feeling Greg Vandy explores that summerRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

English rockers New Order have announced a new album, their follow up to 2013’s Lost Sirens, called Music Complete. The album will feature collabs with Iggy Pop, Brandon Flowers, and Elly Jackson of La Roux. Music Complete drops on September 25. Watch the album trailer below. [Pitchfork]

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Sasquatch 2015, Day 2: Benjamin Booker

Benjamin Booker has earned himself a bit of a reputation ’round these parts for his wild music and even wilder on stage antics. Born in Tampa, Booker now lives in New Orleans, though his band is based in Nashville. His rootsy, southern-steeped sound erupts intro overdriven garage and even punk rock at times. But hisRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2015 Video Round-Up

Fire up your Winnebagos and ready your best port-a-potty stance because it’s that time of the year again kids… give it up for Sasquatch! For those of you making the voyage out to the Gorge, we here at KEXP wish you an enjoyable and safe weekend. May the skies be clear, blue, and hail-free forRead more…

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