Tag Archives: Big Black

KEXP Suggests: Big Black’s Last Blast Video Screening 1/20

In 1987, influential industrial rock band Big Black chose Seattle as the site of their last performance. The Georgetown show, with special guests Jesse Bernstein and Roland Barker, became legendary. On Monday, January 20th, Scarecrow Video will host two screenings of the resulting concert film, Big Black’s Last Blast. It’s not only a document ofRead more...

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Review Revue: Big Black - The Hammer Party

Well, jeez, if you can’t fight about Steve Albini, what can you fight about? For a band as edgy and boundary-pushing as Albini’s Big Black could be, based on the conversation on this album cover it seems they weren’t the subject of much controversy in KCMU-land. Some artists seem to have always been part ofRead more...

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Fall Fundraising Drive: KCMU’s Top 90.3 of 1987 Revisited

Every year KEXP counts down the Top 90.3 records of the year, as voted on by listeners. But if you’ve ever poked around the Charts tab of KEXP.ORG and clicked through the Top 90.3 archives, you’ve probably noticed that our posted lists only go back to 1994. Surprise, surprise! While digging in the vaults last week,Read more...

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