Tag Archives: Bishop Allen

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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Friday Music News

After a long five years, it’s great to have Bishop Allen back in business. They’ve graced us with the video for “Start Again,” the addictive and aptly titled track from their new album Lights Out (out August 19 via Dead Oceans). Frontman Justin Rice takes you on a nostalgic tour of the band’s hometown ofRead more...

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Live Video: Bishop Allen on the Morning Show

Although Bishop Allen takes its roots in Cambridge, MA, where long-time friends Justin Rice and Christian Rudder lived after attending college (the band name is in fact named after a street there), the band has been residing in Brooklyn for a while now. What started as a project between friends self-recording and releasing their ownRead more...

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Song of the Day: Bishop Allen - Oklahoma

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 featured selection, chosen by Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole, is Oklahoma by Bishop Allen fromRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Super Bowl half-time performer (wasn’t it awesome?) and blue collar hero, Bruce Springsteen has apologized for the Wal-Mart Greatest Hits exclusive, telling the New York Times: “It was a mistake.” It would be old hat to rehash the evil Wal-Mart has wrought with its child labor violations, anti-union stance, and lack of employee benefits --Read more...

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