Tag Archives: Blonde Redhead

Double Trouble: KEXP’s Video Roundup of Twins in Bands

Twins Kim and Kelley Deal celebrate their 54th birthday today, which got us thinking about twins in bands. It’s no wonder it works so well: researchers have found that twin babies interact in the womb, so they’re collaborating from even before birth. Twins have also been known to exhibit a sensitivity towards the other whereRead more…

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Funky Drummer Day: 24 Drummers, 24 Interviews Part Two

In honor of Funky Drummer Day, local musician and journalist Trent Moorman has graciously shared interviews he’s done for The Stranger and Vice Magazine for 24 Drummers, 24 Interviews, a four-part series here on the KEXP Blog! Listen all day today, Wednesday, March 9th from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, for Funky Drummer Day itself!Read more…

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Out This Week 9/2

Holiday weekends are never the most robust for new releases, but some exciting albums did make the schedule this week. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates points out the third release from Sinkane, a project of Sudanese-born, Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist/vocalist (and former Yeasayer/Caribou/Of Montreal sideman) Ahmed Gallab. Yates describes their latest as “a masterful blend of soul,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

The National frontman Matt Berninger has teamed up with singer-songwriter Andrew Bird for a rework of a classic English folk song called “A Lyke Wake Dirge.” This deep, intense version was recorded for AMC’s Turn, a drama about Revolutionary War spies. [Stereogum]

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been four long years, but Canadian supergroup The New Pornographers have announced a new album, Brill Bruisers, out August 26th. The line-up will yet again feature A.C. Newman, Blaine Thurier, Dan Bejar, John Collins, Kathryn Calder, Kurt Dahle, Neko Case, and Todd Fancey. Check out the title track below, and catch them October 5thRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Local Natives will be releasing Hummingbird on January 29th and today dropped a video for the single “Breakers”. The song is as full of harmony as ever, and the video features band members rolling, falling, and stumbling backwards along the coast, sand flying. [Pitchfork]

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Saturday Afternoon Artist: Blonde Redhead

If music could be compared to artistic paintings, New York band Blonde Redhead’s songs would be watercolors.  The blue shades of psychedelic dark thought mix with red-colored angst and creep into black surroundings.  One of the most interesting groups to ever visit the KEXP studios, I’ve personally seen them argue before two live radio performances.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather may not totally agree yet, but Tuesday is actually the first day of Summer. Can you believe it? As is typically the case, the week of music starts fairly slow and then gains momentum as we head into the weekend. Tuesday is your first day of tough decisions with highly anticipated shows fromRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, November 23rd FREELANCE WHALES with Miniature Tigers @ The Crocodile The last time Freelance Whales were in Seattle they were opening for Tokyo Police Club. Now they’re headlining their own show with fellow New York band Miniature Tigers helping out. Their quirky indie pop is led by Judah Dadone’s tender, emotional vocals that soundRead more…

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Out This Week 9/14

This is one of those weeks when you just throw up your hands and accept that you’re just not going to have any more money after you see what’s waiting for you at the record store today — The Black Angels, Cloud Cult, Blonde Redhead, Grinderman, Junip, The Drums, The Walkmen, The Vaselines, Justin TownesRead more…

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