Tag Archives: Glen Campbell

To Those We Lost in 2017, Part Two

By Annie Zaleski Where musician deaths are concerned, 2017 was another tough year: We lost Tom Petty, Walter Becker, Grant Hart, Charles Bradley and Gregg Allman, and that’s just to name a few. (Part one of the list can be found here.) KEXP is celebrating the lives of all these artists on the air, today, Thursday, December 14th. Join DJs John Richards, TroyRead more…

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R.I.P. Glen Campbell

Country Music Hall of Fame artist Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81. His family has written online: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long andRead more…

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In Stores Now 6/12

This week, French band Phoenix rises with their sixth album to date, KEXP Music Director Don Yates loves Ti Amo enough to call it “another sharply crafted set of buoyant pop-rock with a warm, streamlined sound featuring fizzy synths, glistening guitars, bouncy beats and sunny pop hooks”. Brooklyn band Big Thief returns with their secondRead more…

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Song of the Day: Jessica Lea Mayfield – Little Toy Trains

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. This week we are featuring songsRead more…

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Out This Week 8/30

Live at KEXP Volume Seven, the latest in our annual series collecting live performances recorded exclusively for KEXP, hits stores today. On this disc, you will find one-of-a-kind, exclusive live tracks from some of this year’s greatest artists, some well known, others just discovered. All the bands on this compilation have donated their performances toRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last night the MTV Video Music Awards gathered to congratulate a lot of the usual suspects — Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Brittney Spears — and create as much spectacle as possible. Highlights include Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s “special surprise performance” (just after Jay-Z’s wife, Beyonce, announced on the red carpet that sheRead more…

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