Tag Archives: Deer Tick

Live Video: Deer Tick

It’s no wonder Rhode Island band Deer Tick begins their shows and their most recent album, Divine Providence, with “The Bump.” Both statement of purpose and fire to light under the asses of any would-be head nodders, the song lays it plain: “We’re full grown men / We act like kids / We’ll face theRead more…

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Song of the Day: Diamond Rugs – Christmas In A Chinese Restaurant

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. This week we are featuring songsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Autumn is finally here in the Northwest and that means it’s a little “seasonal” outside when the sun goes down (an hour earlier now too). Not to worry, there’s a host of great things going on inside to keep you warm every night this week. New Jersey natives Real Estate kick things off on MondayRead more…

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Out This Week 10/25

This week, the seven-year wait is over! Bad As Me, the latest from Tom Waits, tops this week’s list of new releases. For the typically idiosyncratic musical vagabond, the new album seems more of a journey through his previous styles than an outrageous step in a new direction — and that’s not at all aRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 8/17

When Macklemore and Ryan Lewis performed live on KEXP last month (listen here if you missed it), they introduced a brand new song called “Can’t Hold Us” featuring the debut of young local singer named Ray Dalton. The official version of the new tune, along with Dalton’s stunning vocals, has just been released as aRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Following up Thursday’s mention of a new album from The Walkmen, the band has settled on a title for their sixth album: Lisbon. Watch for Fat Possum to release the album September 14th.

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Out This Week 6/8

One of the many reasons to support KEXP during our current Summer Membership Drive is the value we provide in your constant search for new music. Each and every Tuesday, we gather guilt-free MP3 links for you to download and videos to watch from the week’s new releases. You’ll find new discoveries like debut full-lengthsRead more…

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Live Review: Deer Tick @ Tractor Tavern 4/22

review and photos by Ryan Bort In the interest of full disclosure I feel like I should preface this by letting it be known that I drank more than a small amount of whiskey before and during the Deer Tick show at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard on Thursday. There are sizable gaps in myRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Hall & Oates’ longtime bassist Tom “T-Bone” Wolk died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. Wolk played on Kurtis Blow’s “These Are the Breaks” and with the Saturday Night Live house band from 1986 to 1992. “T-Bone was my musical brother and losing him is like losing my right hand,” Daryl Hall said in aRead more…

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