Tag Archives: Fleet Foxes

Thursday Music News

It’s hard to believe it’s already been three years since the release of the Fleet Foxes album Helplessness Blues (voted #1 album of 2011 by KEXP listeners). Frontman Robin Pecknold took to Facebook yesterday to share an update: For anyone who’s curious, this is a short Fleet Foxes update – been a while! So, afterRead more...

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Music News

Twenty three years ago yesterday, Pearl Jam performed their very first show under the name Mookie Blaylock at the late Seattle club Off Ramp. This week, they are celebrating their anniversary, as well as their latest and tenth studio release, Lightning Bolt, with an appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, who is also featuringRead more...

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Video Roundup: Earth Day 2013 Playlist

Preceding the mass media’s adoption of the “green” movement by almost forty years, Earth Day celebrates and demonstrates support for environmental protection. Now in its 43rd year, the initially proposed date for the internationally-observed holiday was March 21 - the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere - but the established date was chosenRead more...

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Celebrating Independence with... Sub Pop Records

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. Chances are that if you’reRead more...

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Friday Music News

Electro-pop artist Grimes has recently delved into jewelry design, courtesy of her collaboration with Montreal’s Morgan Black.  Unfortunately, the female body part depicted in said jewelry line cannot be appropriately discussed in any gentlemanly detail, so with that, check out the pictures here. Reading and Leeds Festivals, BBC Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend, summer festivals in general: All thingsRead more...

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R.I.P. Whitney Houston

By now, you’ve most likely heard about the sad passing of Whitney Houston on every news outlet and social media network. Although you’re unlikely to hear Whitney Houston directly on KEXP, her influence was undeniable and widespread. Even the most jaded hipsters may count her songs and albums as a core part of their earlyRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The times, they are a-changin’: months ago, The New York Times quoted Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon as saying “We should not be gathering in a big room and looking at each other and pretending this is important,” in reference to the Grammy Awards (and Bon Iver’s four nominations). Then, the above promotional poster surfaced. NoRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Best Winter Songs

It’s Friday, so time for another edition of Friday on My Mind, which presents you with different musical subjects to ponder each week.  These posts are a joint effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week, in honor of Seattle’s snowy winter weather, we’re focusing on Best Winter Songs. Simon & Garfunkel “Hazy ShadeRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Best Local Artists of 2011

Every year, Seattle exports some of the best music in the world and 2011 was no exception. As well, this city produces music that crosses over to every style of music imaginable. The following artists span the music genres of folk, rock, hip hop, electronic, and soul. The Best Local Artists of 2011 1. FleetRead more...

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