Tag Archives: De La Soul

TV Eye: Week of 9/26

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, September 26th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Lumineers The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: The LemonRead more…

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In Stores Now 8/29

While KEXP celebrated their landmark 1989 debut last Friday, De La Soul released their eighth album (and first in 12 years). KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “a lengthy, somewhat inconsistent set with a diverse sound ranging from funky hip hop and smooth R&B to hypnotic electro-pop and metallic rap-rock.” On his sophomore full-length,Read more…

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Review Revue: De La Soul – Three Feet High and Rising

In anticipation of tomorrow’s 3 Feet High and Rising deep dive, it seemed only appropriate to share our DJs’ thoughts from back when this delightful hunk of vinyl slid in the door almost three decades ago. I would say more, but I think the KCMU crew pretty much covers it all (and more) below. TuneRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/22

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 22nd: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: De La Soul Late Night with SethRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Hip hop greats De La Soul have a pretty cool roster of guest musicians on their forthcoming full-length, and the Anonymous Nobody…. The list includes David Byrne, Snoop Dogg, Pete Rock, 2 Chainz, Usher, Jill Scott, Roc Marciano, Little Dragon, and, of course, Damon Albarn. To return the favor, it’s been announced that De LaRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

New York duo Phantogram continue to tease out singles from their forthcoming full-length Three, out September 16th via Republic. We’ve already heard “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” and “Run Run Blood,” and now we’ve got the track “Cruel World,” which the twosome shared on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio show. Listen below, and listenRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Pioneering hip-hop trio De La Soul share another new track from their forthcoming full-length, and the Anonymous Nobody…. Check out the single “Drawn” below, featuring special guests Little Dragon. Their ninth album hits stores on August 26th, and on that very day, KEXP will go 3 Feet High & Rising as we breakdown every sampleRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Are you going hungry… for Seattle grunge nostalgia? Supergroup Temple of the Dog (comprised of Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, and Mike McCready of Pearl Jam, and drummer Matt Cameron of both bands) are reuniting for the 25th anniversary of their self-titled (and only) LP. They’ll be reissuing that albumRead more…

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Naked as We Came: KEXP’s National Nude Day Video Roundup

Weren’t we just saying there seems to be a day for everything? Well, today is National Nude Day. We’re not sure exactly how this day came to be, but research shows it began in 1976 in New Zealand. (No wonder Flight of the Conchords wrote that song!) Incidentally, today also happens to be Bastille Day,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Ontario electronic duo Junior Boys share a clip for the track “No One’s Business,” off their latest Big Black Coat. The video, directed by Simon Mercer, features time-lapse footage of a man getting ready to perform in his basement. (No, not like in a Silence of the Lambs kinda way.) Watch below, and watch theirRead more…

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