Tag Archives: Black Lips

Sonic Roundup 11/15

As you probably know by now, Sonic Youth frontcouple Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon have called it quits. The future of the band remains uncertain, as Moore continues his solo tour, so if you’re looking to relive that live Sonic Youth experience, look no further than this pretty-good recording of what may become their finalRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 9/14

A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that the new James Blake song “Fall Creek Boys Choir,” a collaboration with Bon Iver, would appear on a new six-track EP called Enough Thunder. Now, you can hear another track from the EP called “Not Long Now,” thanks to Consequence of Sound and BBC Radio: AlsoRead more…

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Live Video: Black Lips

“Al Kway-da” operatives, they ain’t; nevertheless, Black Lips narrowly escaped invasive probing at the Canadian border to just barely make it in time for their in-studio at KEXP. The Atlanta-based band is notorious for their on-stage antics, but no amount of bodily fluid expulsion can hide the fact that Black Lips write some damn catchyRead more…

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Live Review: Black Lips with Cerebral Ballzy & Grave Babies @ Neumos 6/16

Since I first heard the Black Lips recently-released sixth studio album, Arabia Mountain, I had nearly been salivating at the idea of seeing the raucous Georgia foursome perform it live. Not only is the record stacked with high-energy numbers that are guaranteed to bring the house down, but I had yet to see one ofRead more…

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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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