Tag Archives: Galaxie 500

Song of the Day: Dean Wareham - The Dancer Disappears

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “The Dancer Disappears” byRead more...

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Live Video: Dean Wareham

If Dean Wareham‘s own name isn’t familiar, his previous projects most likely are. Galaxie 500 and Luna may never have quite reached the commercial success to match their critical acclaim, but both bands inspired a generation to follow of dream-pop wanderers and romantic rock dreamers. And both were favorites among KCMU and KEXP DJs andRead more...

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Video Roundup: Fourth of July

America! F*** Yeah! KEXP hopes you’re celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends, fireworks and food. We’re celebrating by being on the air, bringing you the soundtrack that we have the freedom to play, thanks to listeners like you! So, crank up the radio before you light those sparklers, and check out thisRead more...

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Review Revue: Galaxie 500 - This Is Our Music

Galaxie 500 casts such a long shadow in the indie rock universe (including but not limited to the long career of Damon and Naomi) that it’s easy to forget that they were together for only a few years and produced only three studio albums, culminating in 1990′s This Is Our Music. They broke up shortlyRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ, Day 1: Dean and Britta

Indie duo Dean & Britta have been part of the pop lexicon long before they were members of the highly influential slowcore band Luna. Dean Wareham founded Galaxie 500 and Britta Phillips stared in the 1988 film Satisfaction with Justine Bateman and voiced the 80’s iconic pink cartoon rocker JEM. They continue this trend withRead more...

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July, everybody! While the songs in this video roundup aren’t always about patriotism in a traditional sense or necessarily about today’s holiday itself -- they’re sad, joyous, uplifting, and even angry and disillusioned -- they share a yearning for personal freedom that goes well beyond the meaning of the term as thrownRead more...

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