Tag Archives: David Bowie

Out This Week 6/4

It’s always hard to follow up a breakthrough records, but Japandroids have not only met any expectations that may have been placed on them, they’ve set themselves to break out to a bigger audience that no one, even the band themselves, may have ever expected them to reach. Although we’re only halfway through the year,Read more...

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Bowie Reissuing “Golden Years” as an iPhone App

Art pop legend David Bowie is reissuing his 1975 single “Golden Years” as a multitrack iOS App, allowing users to remix, reorganize, and export an MP3 of the song nearly four decades after its release. As the Guardian reports, the 16-track original has been mixed down to eight core files: Bowie’s lead vocals, 12-string guitar,Read more...

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

DJ Shadow is not only the precipice of a new album (due early in 2011), he’s about to take his beloved self on the road for the Live from the Shadowsphere tour. Fans in Seattle can squeal with glee as Shadow will be in town October 26th at The Showbox.

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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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