Tag Archives: Fleet Foxes

Thursday News Breakdown

Robin Pecknold from Fleet Foxes has released a 14 minutes black and white documentary of his current tour as the opening act for Joanna Newsom.The video is available for viewing on the Fleet Foxes web site.

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Thursday News Threads

The Flamings Lips are the kings of nontraditional marketing tactics and are no strangers to unique niche merchandise, but this new thing is pretty unexpected and awesome: a Silver Trembling Fetus Christmas tree ornament. The video below will provide you with all the details.

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GIVE for the holidays

KEXP is proud to partner with Seattle’s coffee roaster Caffé Vita and over 30 other local businesses for the GIVE music and video compilation to benefit Arts Corps and area food banks. Starting today, November 17th, 30 downloadable tracks are available from a wide variety of Seattle artists, all of whom have donated songs forRead more…

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2009 Countdown: Best Local Band

Kicking of our 2009 Fall Membership Drive, we started the listener-powered countdown of the best music of all time, and this past weekend we knocked out the Best Local Bands as chosen by you! On Saturday, we played what you voted for as the best bands to come out of the the upper West Coast, fromRead more…

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Sasquatch photos from Day 3

Well, it’s finally over and everyone’s back home salving their sunburns and getting caught up on some much needed sleep. By all accounts, the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival was a raging, and raving (thanks to Girl Talk and Chromeo), success. For those brave enough to weather all three days, the last day payed off withRead more…

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Oh, Messy Life: Three days of Coachella

Coachella Day One: Crystal Castles, Girl Talk, Morrissey, Paul McCartney, Genghis Tron I had flown back home from a school language trip to Sevilla, Espana two days before I left for Coachella. I spent the night in Indio before the show was supposed to begin and planned my route for the inevitably sweaty and funRead more…

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Thursday News Threads 2/5

Sadly, the Cramps frontman Lux Interior died yesterday of a pre-existing heart condition. Born Eric Lee Purkhiser, Lux formed the Cramps in 1973 with his wife, Kristy Wallace, aka Poison Ivy, whom he supposedly picked up hitching hiking. Fusing 50’s rock, punk, horror films, and sexual fetishism, the Cramps performed consistently over their 30 oddRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Super Bowl half-time performer (wasn’t it awesome?) and blue collar hero, Bruce Springsteen has apologized for the Wal-Mart Greatest Hits exclusive, telling the New York Times: “It was a mistake.” It would be old hat to rehash the evil Wal-Mart has wrought with its child labor violations, anti-union stance, and lack of employee benefits —Read more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Poet, musician, and all-around badass Leonard Cohen has scheduled his first United States performance in over 15 years for February 19th in world mecca, New York City. What to expect from the brazen kinkster is anyone’s guess but if he isn’t throwing back a few highballs and romancing 17 year old girls, than we supposeRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

With the majority of music world crowning Seattle’s own Fleet Foxes the new champions, it seems they boys are getting propositioned from all angles. This time it’s from none other than weekend comedy stalwart, Saturday Night Live. The boys will be performing on SNL this coming Saturday (Jan. 17th), once and for all letting theRead more…

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