Tag Archives: David Bowie

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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Monday News Mash-Up

New generational Yacht Rockers Vampire Weekend are the target of Contra cover model, Kristen Kennis. Kennis is suing the band for $2 million claiming the photography release form signature using her name was forged.

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Live Video: Seattle Rock Orchestra with The Kindness Kind and guests

Last month, the worlds of classical music and rock ‘n’ roll collided as the Seattle Rock Orchestra combined an 80-piece orchestra of traditional instruments like violins, cellos, flutes, and trumpets, with The Kindness Kind, a local indie rock band comprised of electric and bass guitar, drums and keyboards. Joining them were singers David Terry (ofRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist: David Bowie

A tall blond man enters the stagelight with an acoustic guitar.   The crowd screams, at this concert there are thousands.  He seems so comfortable up there, like he just walked into his living room. He asks the crowd “Have you got the stamina?”, they cheer, he laughs and throws a smile at the band behindRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

In effort to encourage donations to Oxfam and Doctors Without Borders to assist emergency relief in Haiti, Wilco posted two shows for free download on Wilcoworld. The downloads are free, but they’re asking fans to donate $15 to either organization

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Saturday Afternoon Artists - David Bowie, Seu Jorge and The Life Aquatic Soundtrack

Hello KEXP friends. This Saturday on my show (3pm-6pm) I’ll be taking a look at the David Bowie songs on the soundtrack to the film The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou. Some of them are sung by David himself. But the musical surprise in this film is when the character Safety Specialist Pele appears onRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Wha?!?!? Apparently Amazon has a page up for a forthcoming new Animal Collective album! It’s set for release December 8th on Domino Records. Just in time for them to take numbers one and two on year-end top 10 lists. And speaking of “forthcoming,” both Thom Yorke and his band Radiohead should have new albums outRead more...

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Fall 2009 Countdown: Best Song?

VOTE today for your favorites music in the history of the cosmos! Based on your answers, KEXP will count down a different music theme each day during the Fall Membership Pledge Drive. Start thinking about the tunes you can’t live a day without listening or singing to, because you’ll be faced with one of theRead more...

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Thursday News Threads 9/10

London hip-hop artist Speech Debelle was just announced the winner of the Mercury Music Prize, beating out strong contenders Bat For Lashes, Kasabian, La Roux, Friendly Fires, Florence and the Machine, and Lisa Hannigan. Her album Speech Therapy (Big Dada) won for best album of the past year by a U.K. or Irish artist. BeRead more...

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Out This Week 7/14

The biggest release this week is obviously The Dead Weather‘s debut. As if The White Stripes and The Racounteurs weren’t enough, Jack White teamed up with the The Kills’ Alison Mosshart for yet another project of raw bluesy rock. This time, though, White takes a back seat, but only physically, behind the drum kit andRead more...

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