Tag Archives: Colin Meloy

Friday on My Mind: June!

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. June has snuck up on us. Seriously, it snuck up and stabbed May right in the heart and now wants all ofRead more...

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Monday Music News

KEXP knows all about the power of a Colin Meloy cameo in your video, and today, Bob Mould taps into the Decemberists’ talent with his new video for the track “I Don’t Know You Anymore.” Filmed in Portland by director Alicia J. Rose, the clip shows Mould moving into the modern age (#IDKYA). Mould’s newRead more...

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Monday Music News

Northwest troubadour Colin Meloy shared a new song with our neighbors to the north late last week. Titled “Carolina Low,” the song was apparently written the same day it was performed on the air. Stream the track via CBC’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi at Pitchfork. [Pitchfork] Over the weekend, Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad passedRead more...

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Live Review: Colin Meloy w/ John Roderick at Neptune Theatre 1/22/14

The guy from The Long Winters, and the guy from The Decemberists... when you put it like that, it’s not exactly the most attractive double-bill during an already-cold, dark season in the Pacific Northwest. Were Coldplay, Snow Patrol, or Iceage not available? They should have billed it “The Seasonal Affective Disorder Tour 2014.” Their mascotRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Arctic Monkeys have premiered a video for the track “One for the Road” off their latest album AM, which the KEXP Blog has called a “most interesting step out of their spiky, guitar-laden comfort zone.” Watch the band meander through the cornfields below. [Pitchfork]

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Album Review: The Decemberists - The King is Dead

Colin Meloy and his Portlandia posse return from the studio (...er, barn) with The King is Dead, an earthy, organic alt-country gem. This stripped-down modern marvel finds The Decemberists with their heads out of the clouds and rock opera tendencies forgotten. It’s a journey from the shanty-town tribulations of yesteryear to the wildest of Wests.Read more...

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Live Video: Colin Meloy at CMJ

During our broadcast from the Ace Hotel NYC during CMJ last month, Colin Meloy, whose band, The Decemberists, have just announced their sixth album, The King Is Dead, performed three new songs exclusively for KEXP listeners. While the new album, to be released on January 18, features plenty of guest contributors, such as R.E.M.’s PeterRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ, Day 3: Colin Meloy

Like his performances with the Decemberists, Colin solo is fragile and intimate, accompanied by just his guitar and harmonica. From the brand new “Rise to Me,” a beautiful ode that will bring tears to your eyes, to the epic story of “The Crane Wife,” in three parts, he captures those heartfelt emotions that remind youRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ: Day 3

Today we wrap up our three-day broadcast at the Ace Hotel NYC, sponsored by Toyota’s Free Yr Radio, with live performances from Glasser, Devotchka, Colin Meloy, Cults, The Extra Lens (featuring John Darnielle and Franklin Bruno), and a special DJ set by The Roots’ ?uestlove. Here’s today’s lineup: 7am PST / 10am EST Glasser 9amRead more...

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