Tag Archives: Grateful Dead

Countdown Predictions: Classic Rock

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more…

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Video Roundup: Flag Day

237 years ago, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution that adopted the flag of the United States on June 14. Today, we celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a video playlist all about flags. From flags Black to Wild, here are some songs we’ve flagged as part of a Flag Day soundtrack for ourRead more…

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Video Roundup: You’d Be a Fool

It saddens us to report that as of this post we are abandoning our indie music format for a more commercially viable Top 40 radio format. Just kidding! Happy April Fool’s Day, everybody. John Richards just shared a few of his favorite Fool’s Day songs in Friday on My Mind, but seeing as how todayRead more…

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The National Curating Grateful Dead Covers Album

The National are no strangers to compilation albums — members Bryce and Aaron Dessner curated 2009’s Dark Was The Night, a benefit record for AIDS charity Red Hot that featured contributions from indie all-stars all over the map, including David Byrne, Arcade Fire, Spoon, Yo La Tengo, Andrew Bird, The New Pornographers, The Decemberists, IronRead more…

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Live Review: Garotas Suecas @ Bumbershoot 9/6

Monday 2.15pm Fisher Green Stage With a name that sounds like but definitely does not mean “Garroting Suckers,” Sao Paulo’s finest Swedish Girls (that’s their name in Portuguese) could easily be mistaken for a nihilistic hardcore band. But once the five-guys-and-one-girl six-piece take to the stage, there’s absolutely no way of mistaking them for anyRead more…

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