Tag Archives: Black Lips

Out This Week 6/7

You may have noticed that our Summer Membership Drive is going on right now at KEXP, so we’d like to take this opportunity to remind our supporting members of one of the many services that your financial support helps provide... FREE MUSIC! Yes, you certainly do hear plenty of that on our airwaves and streamingRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

British post-dubstep sensation James Blake recently came through Seattle, where he played a set at, of all places, the Tractor Tavern, a venue known for its proclivity to host more western, country, and folk-themed musical acts. Despite the cowboy boots strung up overhead, Blake made the Tractor his for the night and wow-ed the soldRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

As you can tell by the recent emergence of the sun over our fair city, we’re on our way to the summertime. With the summer comes festival season and while you might have already highlighted your Sasquatch! schedules, there’s still plenty of live music to come. To the excitement of music fans around the country,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Black Lips - Modern Art

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 DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Video Roundup 4/6

Longtime favorites Gang Gang Dance are about to drop their fifth release, Eye Contact, out 5/10 in the US. The stroke-inducing video for standout track “MindKilla” calls to mind the iTunes visualizer. Check it out below:

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Monday Morning News Fix

There hasn’t really been any news this week worthy of its own lead-in picture, so here’s the cool abstract, just-revealed poster for the 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival, designed by Swiss artist Francis Baudevin. The festival will run from July 1-6 in Montreux, Switzerland, so, uhh, get your tickets now, I guess. Or wait until theRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The recently reunited Death are beginning to get their due 35 years after their debut. On top of a mini-tour, the Detroit band’s first, the group is rumored to be the subjects of a documentary by the minds of Mos Def and Damon Dash. A conflict that had been brewing between Black Lips‘ Jared SwilleyRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party in review

by Chris Estey Rock festivals can be an awesome, appalling joussaince -- an embarrassment of riches in which most of its value is suffering. The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party was a perfectly organic construct of balancing personal pleasures and community celebration within the city, without too much pain. In other words, it was aRead more...

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Three Imaginary Girls recommendations for the Capitol Hill Block Party

With over 50 bands and multiple stages making up this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party, it’s going to be impossible to not see a band you already love and find a new favorites. This year, the headliners on the Main Stage are so strong, you have to make sure to catch even just a fewRead more...

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Block Party 2009 lineup and presale!

Along with The Stranger and Caffe Vita, KEXP 90.3 FM is proud to present The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle’s Premiere Celebration of Independent Music on July 24 & July 25th. The first part of the lineup has just been announced: SONIC YOUTH, THE JESUS LIZARD, THE GOSSIP, DEERHUNTER, BLACK LIPS, EARTH, THE THERMALS,Read more...

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