Tag Archives: Chuck Prophet

Video Roundup: Let Freedom Ring on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today, we celebrate what would’ve been the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of history’s greatest voices of liberty. King’s contributions to civil rights have inspired millions, including many musicians who’ve paid tribute to him in song. Below, we’ve collected some of those odes that help King’s message live on for generations.Read more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Stevie Zoom

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Welsh trio The Joy Formidable have released a new video preview/cinematic experience for their upcoming album Wolf’s Law due out early 2013. The video, which involves plenty of high-contrast black and white Tree of Life style shots of different things happening (including bears fighting, a person being born, a volcano, and some surgery) in anRead more...

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Live Video: Chuck Prophet

Chuck Prophet‘s most recent release, Temple Beautiful, is filled with the myth and reality that make San Francisco alive and weird. Whether he’s singing about unique characters who are inspiring (Willie Mays), quirky (Emperor Norton), or notorious (Jim Jones); past events remembered either fondly (Halloween in the Castro district) or tragically (the White Night riots);Read more...

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Song of the Day: Chuck Prophet - Play That Song Again

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, 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 theRead more...

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Out This Week 2/7

Mark Lanegan’s Blues Funeral comes out today, and if you couldn’t tell how excited we were to feature an exclusive album preview this past week and you somehow thrilled we were to host the Mark Lanegan Band live this morning from the Cutting Room Studios in NYC, go back and listen to the performance againRead more...

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No Depression Festival Photos from Marymoor Park 8-21-10

Chuck Prophet, The Cave Singers, The Head and The Heart, Alejandro Escovedo, The Swell Season, and Lucinda Williams performed on stage, backstage, and in the audience at the second annual No Depression Festival at Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA. Beautiful music and a beautiful park made for some captivating photographs by Hilary Harris. The CaveRead more...

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Live Video: No Depression Festival 2010, Part 1

A week ago, the venerable roots and Americana music magazine turned online community No Depression held its second annual No Depression Festival at Marymoor Park. The Swell Season, Lucinda Williams, The Cave Singers, Alejandro Escovedo, Chuck Prophet, Sera Cahoone, and The Maldives all sounded amazing from the big outdoor stage, but we at KEXP gotRead more...

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A Week of Photos 12/18

The big event of the week, of course, was the 7th Annual Yule Benefit last Saturday. The Thermals, The Cave Singers, The Builders & The Butchers, and Grand Hallway all performed brilliantly during this completely sold-out event! Photographer Jim Bennett captured these great shots...

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Live Video: Chuck Prophet

It took a trip to Mexico City for Chuck Prophet to get at the heart of the American Dream. That’s where he recorded his latest album, ┬íLet Freedom Ring!. Amid the Swine Flu panic and sequestered in a state of the art studio.... from the time of the Eisenhower administration... Chuck and his compatriots, TomRead more...

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