Tag Archives: Deer Tick

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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Out This Week 6/23

New album by Dinosaur Jr.! Not much more needs to be said about that. It should be on top of everyone’s CD stack this week. Never mind the bad band names on the rest — Lord Cut-Glass, The Phenomenal Handclap Band, Amazing Baby, Spinnerette, Deer Tick, Sunset Rubdown, Pete Yorn (sorry, Pete!) — there’s actuallyRead more…

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Song of the Day: Deer Tick – Easy

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. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Easy” by Deer Tick fromRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Sometimes the best gifts come in large, multi-men packages. Broken Social Scene and their hairy harem are working on a new album with famed producer and Tortoise/ The Sea and Cake member, John McEntire. If you want to catch a glimpse of the guys, you can find ‘em at Soma Electronic Music Studio in ChicagoRead more…

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Deer Tick live acoustic at SXSW

John McCauley, aka Deer Tick, stopped our acoustic sessions during the KEXP broadcast from Austin during SXSW to play a few songs. “Spend the Night” comes from his excellent album War Elephant, “Cake & Eggs,” which he wrote with Those Darlins, is an intentional homage to great songwriters like John Prine, and “Little White Lies,”Read more…

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