Tag Archives: Chuck Berry

In Stores Now 6/12

This week, French band Phoenix rises with their sixth album to date, KEXP Music Director Don Yates loves Ti Amo enough to call it “another sharply crafted set of buoyant pop-rock with a warm, streamlined sound featuring fizzy synths, glistening guitars, bouncy beats and sunny pop hooks”. Brooklyn band Big Thief returns with their secondRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Best Songs from Quentin Tarantino Films

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Yesterday marked Quentin Tarantino’s 51st birthday. While he may be a part of the film world, the music world feels a lotRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

2010 has past us by and you’ve seen all the “best-of” lists by now. What’s on the forecast for 2011? Pitchfork has released a convenient list of all the albums that are scheduled to be released in the first few months of the new year. The Greenhornes recently came through Seattle and played a greatRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: Blues for Hard Times – “Johnny B Goode” by Chuck Berry

“If you were to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’. – John Lennon In the 1950’s one main man sparked the form and feel of rock-n-roll. By mixing country music with blues and aiming his lyrics to a teenage audience, Chuck Berry took a whole generation to new heights. Read more…

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