Tag Archives: Eels

Thursday Music News

It was there and now it’s gone. First, a sample of the forthcoming single “Full of Fire” by Swedish band The Knife was available on Amazon before being removed. Then, the song was teased out in 30-second clips by London’s Juno Records before removing it entirely. Though you may find wisps of the song floatingRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Bonnie “Prince” Billy is releasing — not a new album — but a fragrance through perfume company Sanae Intoxicants. That’s right, a perfume called “Bonnie Billy” — perhaps it smells like beard and woodsmoke? According to Sanae, it’s an intoxicating mix of tobacco and Egyptian Jasmine, combined with the ancient wood of the Assam oudRead more…

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Live Review: EELS at Showbox at the Market 8/9

Any EELS show is a cause for celebration, but now that the “lost love” trilogy is done — Hombre Lobo, End Times, and Tomorrow Morning were each released about 6 months apart and focus on themes related to the rise and fall of a relationship — the band is ready to move on, or moveRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

  Another great week for music in the Northwest. The week starts off strong with great shows from Wye Oak, Arctic Monkeys and the Vaccines, and then much harder bands later in the week at Neumo’s as part of the Seattle Tattoo Expo. On Friday, come down to the Seattle Center for Concerts at theRead more…

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Deserted: Hammer & Tongs

Perched on shelves, buried in bins, and collecting dust on racks, some of the world’s best music is left to the fate of time. Forgotten and neglected, these artists and albums are now primed for re-evaluation thanks to a world gone digital. Any would-be musical explorer can now plug in, tune out, and turn up.Read more…

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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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