Tag Archives: Drive By Truckers

2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Stevie Zoom

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Music that Matters: Higher Vibrations

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 538 – Higher Vibrations Don Slack elevates your mind withRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Renowned director Lance Bangs helms a video from Americana veterans Drive-By Truckers. Watch the clip for “Surrender Under Protest” below, a track from their most recent release, American Band, out now on ATO Records. A press release describes the video as “a gritty portrait of today’s America within the Black Lives Matter movement, done inRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/3

September closed out with a really strong week of new releases, including the long-awaited new album from Bon Iver. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “his most adventurous, forward-looking recording to date, combining spacy, digitally warped electro-pop with folk, gospel and other styles on soul-searching songs featuring an intricate blend of electronic and acousticRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 26th: Cass Mccombs, Hush Arbors at the Tractor Tavern (more info) Dizzy Wright, DJ Hoppa, Audio Push, Mark Battles at Neumos (more info) Laura Marling at the Triple Door (more info)

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Song of the Day: Drive-By Truckers – Surrender Under Protest

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, comes from Athens Americana veteransRead more…

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Music that Matters: It’s Tomorrow Now

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music that Matters, Vol. 526 – It’s Tomorrow Now You never need to wait toRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Drive-By Truckers have shared some new details about their upcoming album American Band (out September 30). The Southern rockers drew inspiration from last year’s mass shootings in South Carolina and Oregon and our country’s relationship with the NRA. Listen to the albums first single “Surrender Under Pressure,” which is about the struggle to remove theRead more…

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Come to Daddy: A KEXP Father’s Day Video Roundup

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: dads got it rough. Even back in 2012, DJ John Richards noticed “most songs about dads are written from the voices of estranged men lamenting about what their fathers did wrong.” (Cat’s in the Cradle, anyone? Ouch.) And that creepy Aphex Twin song isn’t exactly titledRead more…

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The Challenge Is Coming …

Hood-to-Hood 2016 map

Who among you will fight for the music? KEXP’s Annual Hood-to-Hood Challenge coincides with our One-Day Summer Fund Drive this Friday, June 10. But why wait? Show your civic pride now and help your neighborhood take an early lead in the 2016 Hood-to-Hood Challenge. Starting today, when you donate to power great music on KEXP,Read more…

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