Tag Archives: Eels

Live Video: Eels

His face may be hidden behind dark glasses and a lofty beard, but his dark, smokey voice begs to be aired out and listened to. Mark Oliver Everett, or E, the main man behind Eels to anyone with a set of headphones, dropped in and quadrupled your chances of loving him with four in-studio tracks, performedRead more...

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Live Review: Eels @ Moore Theater 10/9

On a rainy, disgusting wet mess of a Saturday night, The Eels, Mark Oliver Everett and his cohorts tried their best to make the inside of The Moore Theater as sunny carefree as ever, opposing the weather outside as well as the relative gloominess of much of The Eels catalog, especially End Times which appearedRead more...

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Out This Week 8/24

Getting your (kids’?) back to school gear together already? It’s time to take a quick detour from your superstore shopping and hit your local record shop for a truckload of excellent new releases out this week -- !!!, EELS, Ra Ra Riot, Les Savy Fav, Antony and the Johnsons... there are almost too many toRead more...

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Song of the Day: EELS - Spectactular Girl

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 MiddayRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Two influential music personalities passed away this week. Saxophonist Fred Anderson, a fervent figure in the Chicago jazz scene, was lost at the age of 81. Pete Quaife, bassist for The Kinks from 1961 to 1969, has died at 66.

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Thursday News Meltdown

Interpol has announced that they will be returning to indie label Matador for their next album due out September 14. This will be the first album since bassist Carlos D has left the band and will be replaced with David Pajo from Slint. The band also announced that Brandon Curtis from Secret Machines will joinRead more...

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Song of the Day: EELS - Mansions of Los Feliz

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. Each and every Friday we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Out This Week 1/19

This week features everything from long anticipated albums to new releases of the underrated and obscure. Austin’s indie darlings Spoon took a step back from their Top 10 Billboard 200 record Ga, Ga, Ga, Ga, Ga with their seventh studio album Transference. In fact, the quartet turned inside-out this time around, trading in their signatureRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Agh! Pop music collides! Rivers Cuomo of Weezer reportedly is working with Katy Perry on writing/recording for her new album. Not enough Eels to sate you? I guess they liked the feeling of releasing a new album in June after four years hiatus. Now they’re going to be releasing their eighth studio album, End Times,Read more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Is retirement the new version of fading away (burning out is so clichéd)? According to his website , former Dismemberment Plan frontman Travis Morrison is calling it day -- with large, blackened letters spelling RETIRED! slowing scrolling and morphing at the top of his page. From the looks of it, he’s more concerned with makingRead more...

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