Tag Archives: Broken Social Scene

Live Around Town This Week

Last week I mentioned how October was looking to be an amazing month for live performances in Seattle. Well... Tuesday, October 12th MANU CHAO @ The Paramount When people say that Manu Chao is a “world” musician, they don’t mean simply that he is from a country other than the US, or that his musicRead more...

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

Soul singer Solomon Burke died yesterday at age 70. In the first half of his career, Burke’s popularity apexed in the 60′s, and though he wasn’t quite as famous as some of those who came after him, he’s remembered as one who set the stage for other soulful singers like Isaac Hayes and Barry White.Read more...

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Thursday Music News Revelations

We showed you a few months ago the Kanye West track “Monster,” which featured Bon Iver (among a slew of other R&B and rap artists). Now the two are at it again with a leaked track title “Lost In The World.” The song uses a sample of Bon Iver’s “Woods” throughout the song. Here’s yourRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Those of you who desire your lullabies sang by a former professor with a magnificent beard will be happy to know that Kiss Each Other Clean, the newest album from Sam Beam a.k.a. Iron & Wine, is set for release in early 2011. Until then, your cat’s mane and purring will have to suffice.

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Sasquatch 2010: Saturday

Last year, I was invited at the last minute to attend the 2009 Sasquatch! Music Festival to help provide online coverage for KEXP. I’d never considered attending before, but ended up having such a great time that I knew even before this year’s lineup was announced that I’d want to go again. Fortunately, the opportunityRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

The Jay Bennett Foundation launches on today along with the digital release of Kicking at the Perfumed Air, the album he completed at the time of his death. The download is free, but donations are accepted with proceeds benefiting the Jay Bennett Foundation and the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, both of which support music andRead more...

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Out This Week 5/4

A lot of super music out today! On Heaven Is Whenever, the Minneapolis power group The Hold Steady turn a more sonically diverse and dynamic though no less hard-hitting fifth album. Gone is mustachioed keyboardist Franz Nicolay, but here to stay are the clever lyrics of songwriter Craig Finn and the band’s epic sound. BrokenRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

We are sorry to report that after quite a lengthy battle with cancer, Gang Starr rapper Guru has passed away. He was only in his 40s [the exact date of his birth is in question.] Guru suffered a heart attack that left him in a coma from which he finally passed. RIP.

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Song of the Day: Broken Social Scene - World Sick

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the MiddayRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Good advertising for Pepsi, but a significant reward for one worthwhile community organization: Two great Canadian bands, Metric and Broken Social Scene, have been asked to choose and promote an organization that helps “refresh communities.” After giving a pitch for each cause -- Metric is supporting the Women’s Funding Network, whose efforts are directed towardRead more...

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