Tag Archives: Dinosaur Jr.

Song of the Day: Dinosaur Jr. – Watch The Corners

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 selection, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Watch The Corners” by DinosaurRead more…

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Friday Music News

Although he’s still busy on the victory lap tour behind last year’s Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83 mastermind Anthony Gonzalez will soon be producing new music for the Tom Cruise-starring, sci-fi flick Oblivion. Oblivion isn’t Gonzalez’ first foray into soundtracks (he previously contributed music to the 2010 French film Black Heaven), but it’s his firstRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Legendary alternative rockers Dinosaur Jr. have announced their new album titled I Bet on the Sky. This is trio’s tenth studio album in 27 years and their third since reuniting in 2005, an indication that J, Lou, and Murph show no signs of slowing (or turning it) down anytime soon. I Bet on the SkyRead more…

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Live Video: Dinosaur Jr. with Henry Rollins

Over the past decade, back-to-front album performances have become de rigueur for veteran bands either reuniting after years apart or trying to inject new life into their stagnating fanbases. Usually, their chosen album is the one most likely to make the critics’ “best of all time” lists or is a standout fan favorite — asRead more…

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MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s slowing down a little bit, but we’ve got a unique mix of shows to tell you about this week. All week long, Seattle Art Museum is hosting a unique exhibition by sculptor, urban planner, and performance artist Theaster Gates. Incorporating a vast array of disciplines, Gates’ solo exhibition at SAM will feature a collection ofRead more…

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KEXP’s Local Holiday Concert Preview

It’s that time of year again, where musicians and artists everywhere come together to spread holiday joy to fans everywhere! Whether it’s releasing massive box sets of Christmas music (Sufjan Stevens, anyone?) or simply putting on a show, the holiday atmosphere is notorious for bringing out the spectacle. KEXP has put together a smattering ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: J Mascis – Is It Done

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. Today’s selection, featured on the MorningRead more…

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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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