Tag Archives: Bruce Springsteen

Monday Music News

Following an electrifying performance at Pickathon, Thee Oh Sees offer a full album stream of their upcoming release, A Weird Exits. Hard to believe it’s only the 17th full-length from John Dwyer and company. KEXP presents the Bay Area band on Friday, November 25th at Neumos. [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

That Father John Misty is always up to something. From fake rejected Pandora promos to rogue House of Cards lyrics, and now composing a car commercial jingle. Check out “Prius Commercial Demo 1″ below. Mr. Misty (or, y’know, “Josh Tillman”) hits all the crowd-pleasing elements, adding rousing Hey! Ho!s in there. Don’t you want toRead more…

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Friday Music News

If you caught The Dandy Warhols at last week’s John in the Morning at Night event, then you got a live sneak peek at how strong their forthcoming full-length Distortland is going to be. Today, the band shares the single “Catcher In The Rye” from their soon-to-be-released tenth album. Listen below. Distortland hits stores onRead more…

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Video Roundup: Dancing In The Dark with The Boss

Bruce Springsteen is playing tonight, right next door to KEXP’s New Home at Key Arena. He’ll be revisiting his 1980 album The River, which was just re-released as a 35th anniversary box set at the end of last year. If you can’t get tickets, watching videos on YouTube could be the next best thing. TheRead more…

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Out This Week 12/4

Thank goodness, there is still time to vote for Lil BUB‘s debut album in KEXP’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2015 Countdown. (Voting ends this Friday, December 11th, by the way.) Yes, the internet celebri-cat releases her first full-length, which Andrew WK describes as “the sonic equivalent to holding Lil BUB in your own arms.” 25%Read more…

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Friday Music News

Majical Cloudz‘ new album Are You Alone? drops today and is now available to stream via Spotify. This 12-track offering is the Canadian indie pop outfit’s first album since 2013’s Impersonator. They recently expanded their winter tour, and will land in Seattle at Barboza on January 23. [CoS]

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Friday Music News

Ryan Adams announced that he will be covering Taylor Swift’s mega-hit album 1989 in its entirety. Although there’s no official release date, he’s been posting his progress on twitter. Below you can hear brief snippets of “All You Had To Do Was Stay” and “Out of the Woods.” Adam’s haunting vocals and Swifts’ songwriting talentsRead more…

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Friday Music News

Hot off their stellar set at Sasquatch!, Tame Impala have debuted their new music video for “Cause I’m A Man.” Puppets replace the band in the video, and even if The Muppets were never your bag, it’s pretty entertaining. The song will be available on their highly anticipated album, Currents (out on July 17.) [Pitchfork]

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TV Eye: Week of 11/10

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, November 10th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Spandau Ballet Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jenny Lewis TheRead more…

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Video Roundup: Birthday with The Boss

Today, Bruce Springsteen turns 65 years old. SIXTY-FIVE. After a seven-year-old Bruce saw Elvis Presley performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, he knew he wanted to be a musician. Even as a teenager, he played concerts at Jersey trailer parks and at the Elks Lodge. And, somehow, over fifty years later, he hasRead more…

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