Tag Archives: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: KEXP’s Video Producers

Perhaps nobody spends more time and works as closely with the artists performing in our live studio than KEXP’s team of video producers. From setup, to performance, to the hours spent editing each session, KEXP video producers get to see the ins and outs of every performance, sometimes over and over again! They also getRead more...

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Live Video: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

If you saw them on the street, it’s very possible that you’d mistake Black Rebel Motorcycle Club for, well, members of an actual motorcycle gang. Bassist Robert Levon Been and guitarist Peter Hayes have been playing together since high school (drummer Leah Shapiro has been with them since 2007), and their rough, grimey sound hasRead more...

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Live Review: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club @ Wonder Ballroom, PDX 5/26/2013

Words and photos by Brady Harvey While everyone else was baking in the rain at Sasquatch this weekend, I had the extreme pleasure of seeing a favorite band of mine in Portland. By far one of the greatest live bands out there, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is absolutely worth driving three hours to check out.Read more...

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Sasquatch 2013, Day Two: Sigur Rós, The xx, Bloc Party & more

by Tara Kelly Kearns The sun was shining when groggy concert goers raised from the dead this morning. Avoiding hangovers, bloody marys and mimosas abounded while folks attempted to erase the fatigue in their faces from the day before. The Mainstage hosted the first act of the day I had been recommended to see. NewRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Mixtape 2013

Sunscreen for the Eastern Washington sun? Check. Sleeping bag for the few moments you’ll be able to sleep? Check? Earplugs for when your ‘drums need a break? Check. Booty shorts for dancin’? Check. High energy bars for, uh... energy? Check. Roadtrip music for the journey out to The Gorge? Double and triple check! We’ve gotRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more...

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Song of the Day: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Hate The Taste

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. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Hate The Taste” byRead more...

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Out This Week 3/19

It should be no surprise that several of the artists topping this week’s list of new releases were making appearances at SXSW last week, but two of them were also previewing their new songs live on KEXP during our broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. Billy Bragg and Palma Violets both gave memorable performances. Bragg,Read more...

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Friday Music News

A few days after releasing their excellent debut album Amok, Atoms For Peace have revealed the first live dates behind their new LP. In addition to the DJ sets Thom York and Nigel Godrich announced for last week, the whole band has been confirmed for three European festivals in mid-July. According to the Reddit AMARead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Motorcycles and Black Leather Jackets

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind the weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This Saturday will mark the opening of the Worn to Be Wild exhibit at the EMP Museum. This exhibit pays tribute toRead more...

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