Tag Archives: Blondie

Viafucked: A KEXP Video Roundup for the Seattle Viaduct Closure

It has begun: as of midnight last night, the Alaskan Way Viaduct is now closed for two weeks while the Highway 99 tunnel machine “Bertha” burrows below. If you haven’t endured the results of the closure yet, get ready, as statistics state 90,000 drivers and 30,000 transit riders are being displaced. You can “strive notRead more…

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Sound and Vision: A Collection of David Bowie Covers

It goes without saying that David Bowie was an inspiration to generations: his influence can be heard in every genre from grunge to new wave to classical. Bowie transcended every style over the past 50 years, and there will truly be no one else like him in music history. As KEXP pays tribute to DavidRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Pomo

Vancouver, BC-based multi-instrumentalist and electronic producer Pomo (real name David Pimentel) has skyrocketed over the past couple years to become a standout figure within a crowd of young artists adding a fresh and colorful slant to club music. Recently joining the likes of Kaytranada, Ta-Ku, and Stwo on the highly-touted HW&W label, Pomo distinguishes hisRead more…

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Video Roundup: 80’s Ladies

Time to break out the AquaNet, blue eyeshadow, and leg warmers. Today, we take a trip back in time on KEXP. From 6AM to 6PM, DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole celebrate ’80s Ladies Night, a benefit for KEXP’s New Home, with 12 hours of music solely from the ’80s. Although the show tonightRead more…

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Project Pabst, Day 1: Against Me!, TV On The Radio, Blondie

For years, Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace stood in center stage at raged away, sometimes at others, sometimes at herself. When she came out as transgender in 2012, that fury subsequently turned to a newfound onstage fire, transforming the flagging band from an increasingly cult concern to one of the most important bands ofRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 20th: • Boxed In, Black Giraffe, Colonies at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • Heems of Das Racist at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, July 21st: • Blondie, Melissa Etheridge at Woodland Park Zoo // All Ages (more info) • Morrissey at Benaroya Hall // All Ages (more info) • DickRead more…

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Pemberton Music Festival 2014: Friday, Part 1 – Minus The Bear, Blondie, Shlohmo & Cashmere Cat

Up above Whistler in British Columbia, Pemberton Music Festival triumphantly returns this year for the first time since 2008. This year, the festival features one of the best overall music and comedy lineups of the year, and we are proud to provide coverage through photos and summaries all weekend. After some festival pre-game at WhistlerRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 5/19

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, May 19th Late Show with David Letterman: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks The Tonight ShowRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Robyn Hitchcock has announced that he will be releasing his 19th solo album on March 13, 2013 on Yep Roc Records. The title of the LP is Love From London and, according to Hitchcock, will be an album that “celebrates life in a culture imperiled by economic and environmental collapse.” Hicthcock, who is painter hasRead more…

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Live Review: Mayer Hawthorne, Gordon Voidwell @ Neumos 11/7

I’ll tell you this much about Mayer Hawthorne and his 2010-update-of-1960s-Motown-soul shtick: he’s certainly done his homework. Not just content with delivering stone cold classic musical gems that Berry Gordy would be falling over himself to sign, tonight it’s clear that Mayer has a Mad Men-like attention to historical detail in recreating the golden eraRead more…

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