Tag Archives: Dinosaur Jr.

2009 Countdown: Best Cover Songs

On Sunday, we counted down what KEXP listeners said were the Best Cover Songs ever. hands down. You picked Nirvana’s rendition of the classic bluegrass tune, “Where Did You Sleep Last Night,” and while Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful” may have climbed to number 2 on Billboard’s top 100 in 2003, Clem Snide’s version scored spot #41 onRead more...

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KEXP BBQ photos

Many talented photographers captured memorable moments at the KEXP BBQ on Saturday and you’ll see a few of them featured here. Among them was Brittney Bush Bollay, whose dynamic shots you’ll find frequently on the KEXP Blog. Check out her shots of all six bands at the BBQ: view set

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Live Video from KEXP BBQ

Last Saturday, we hosted the 7th Annual KEXP BBQ with six great bands, each bringing something different: Champagne Champagne brought the grungy party rap, Born Anchors the straight up indie rock, Japandroids a double punch of guitar/drum punk fury, Cymbals Eat Guitars sprawlingly epic rock, Viva Voce the Portland-bred indie pop, and Dinosaur Jr. moreRead more...

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You may have heard about this already, but here are the reasons Three Imaginary Girls recommend the KEXP BBQ

Ideally summertime is all about getting sweaty and silly at free outdoor music shows. And guess who sticks to their ideals? Our provider of independent, new music, KEXP. Their summer concert series at the Mural Amphitheater in Seattle Center is running over the next few weeks to bring you a plethora of pitch-perfect bands forRead more...

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Concerts At The Mural: The 7th Annual KEXP BBQ this Saturday!

As you may have heard, KEXP has combined forces with the Seattle Center this summer to present the 2009 Concerts at the Mural series.  Things got off to a grand start at last Friday’s opener, with some memorable performances from the mighty Blitzen Trapper and native sons Throw Me The Statue.  The free and all-agesRead more...

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KEXP & Seattle Center Present: Concerts At The Mural Series

Need a little spice in your Friday evenings? Ticketmaster service fees got you down? Well, my friend, KEXP has got just the prescription for you. Starting this weekend, KEXP is teaming up with the good people behind Seattle Center to present a weekly series of free, all-ages concerts on the lawn of the Mural Amphitheater.Read more...

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Song of the Day: Dinosaur Jr. - I Want You to Know

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 Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole, is “I Want to Know” byRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Apparently albums can be recalled for being too loud -- at least that’s the story surrounding Farm, the album from always louder-than-everyone Dinosaur Jr.. This isn’t a case of Mascis, Barlow, and Murph busting eardrums on purpose, but rather when the duplication software used on European versions of Farm doubled the sound layers creating aRead more...

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Thursday News Threads 6/25

Carson Daly was doing his new show from Seattle last week, and while he was visiting Sub Pop, our own DJ Sharlese tweeted that he should come here... so he did! Check out the video of Carson at KEXP meeting Sharlese, Kevin Cole, Rachel Ratner and others. “It’s kinda cool” he was here! (The KEXPRead 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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