Tag Archives: BLK JKS

Out This Week 6/8

One of the many reasons to support KEXP during our current Summer Membership Drive is the value we provide in your constant search for new music. Each and every Tuesday, we gather guilt-free MP3 links for you to download and videos to watch from the week’s new releases. You’ll find new discoveries like debut full-lengthsRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The Capitol Hill Block Party just added to the already stellar lineup Built to Spill, The Lonely Forest, Fences, KEXP favorites Pela! Also added: Wild Orchid Children, Awesome Color, and a reunion of dance party masters Sing Sing. How many more reasons do you need to get your tickets now? While it may be aRead more...

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More Interviews from SXSW

Here are more interviews from some of the artists who performed on KEXP’s stage at ME Television studios in Austin during SXSW. BLK JKS: Pete & The Pirates: Peter Bjorn and John: Elliott Brood:

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KEXP live in Austin during SXSW, Day 1: BLK JKS

photos by Jim Bennett Hailing from Johannesburg, South Africa, psychedelic progressive dub metal quartet BLK JKS (pronounced “Black Jacks”) bring an intense and distinct look and sound with a far out flavor; members Linda Buthelezi (vocals, guitar), Mpumi Mcata (guitar), Molefi Makananise (bass), and Tshepang Ramoba (drums) are known to sport fresh threads that wouldRead more...

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Out This Week 3/10

One of the must-haves from this week’s list of new releases (courtesy of our friend Largehearted Boy) is the latest from Elvis Perkins, who just performed songs from the new album, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, live in-studio yesterday at KEXP>. Also on the list, you’ll find a lot of bands heading down to SXSW nextRead more...

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Song of the Day: BLK JKS - Lakeside

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 Morning Show host John Richards, is “Lakeside” by BLK JKS fromRead more...

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