Tag Archives: Dinosaur Jr.

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Tommy

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Dinosaur Jr. from our MusicFest NW broadcast at the Doug FirRead more…

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Out This Week 11/20

Release dates on holiday weeks are usually quite slow. As you would expect, today’s list of new releases is indeed short, yet there are still a handful of interesting new albums to lure you into record stores before the holiday shopping masses come flooding in. Among them is the long awaited follow up to TheRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Legendary alt-rockers Dinosaur Jr. have announced they will release a live album on November 19 in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the band’s explosive album You’re Living All Over Me. The live album, recorded in 1987 during the band’s first European tour, is titled Chocomel Days and includes live renditions of several You’re LivingRead more…

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Live Video: Dinosaur Jr. at MFNW

Dinosaur Jr.‘s J. Mascis is known primarily for two things: being an alt-rock legend who helped characterize and develop an entire culture of music and being notoriously laconic and lethargic. In a nutshell, he’s a slacker guitar god. As such, it was no real surprise that the band showed up for an afternoon set atRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Now that the Fall Fundraising Drive is over here at the station (thanks to everyone who donated), Rocktober marches on with another great week of shows ahead. On Tuesday, everyone’s favorite¬†Gossip plays at Showbox at the Market, and on Wednesday night Das Racist plays there too. Thursday night, Admiral Fallow is at Tractor Tavern. FridayRead more…

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Out This Week 9/18

This week finally sees the U.S. release of An Awesome Wave, the awesome debut of Alt-J. We’ve been playing the U.K. band regularly on KEXP for months, but today you can pick up a copy for yourself. Also topping this week’s list of new releases — not quite as long as last week’s but stillRead more…

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Monday Music News

Neil Young’s annual acoustic-only Bridge School Benefit shows always boast some incredible lineups, and this year looks to be just as memorable for both its talent-stacked bill and the curveballs that Uncle Neil has brought on board. Joining Neil Young and Crazy Horse next month are Jack White, The Flaming Lips, Gary Clark Jr., LucindaRead more…

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Live from MFNW, Day 3: Dinosaur Jr.

As DJ Cheryl Waters said, Dinosaur Jr. is a band that needs absolutely no introduction. Kicking off our final day of broadcast live from the Doug Fir Lounge, at MFNW, the legendary alt-rock group reunited in all their former glory gave the small audience a preview of tonight’s show at the Roseland Theater, featuring DinosaurRead more…

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KEXP at MFNW!

Starting tomorrow, Thursday, September 6, through Saturday, September 8, KEXP will be broadcasting live from Doug Fir Lounge in Portland during MusicfestNW. It’ll be our 6th consecutive year and the lineup just keeps getting better and better. During the afternoons we’ll be hosting local bands and international superstars — from Menomena and Radiation City toRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dinosaur Jr. have released a video for their song “Watch the Corners,” the first from their forthcoming album I Bet On Sky, due out September 18 via Jagjaguwar. The hilarious and touching video, produced in conjunction with Funny Or Die, stars Tim Heidecker, of Tim and Eric fame, as an overprotecting and loving dad withRead more…

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