Tag Archives: Guided by Voices

Thursday News Roundup

Youssou N’Dour has always been a voice for his community, but the Grammy winning singer has decided to run for president of Senegal. Elections take place next month. Read the story here. Boise, Idaho’s Youth Lagoon released one of 2011′s most talked-about albums in The Year of Hibernation. One of the album’s most impactful songs,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Guided By Voices - The Unsinkable Fats Domino

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Monday Music News

Each year, Yo La Tengo takes to Hoboken, New Jersey to perform a string of shows in celebration of the eight days of Hannukah. This year, the shows may be a bit less rocking than usual, as band member Ira Kaplan has mentioned he suffered a “pretty serious health scare” earlier this month, and willRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Happy Halloween! While music may not have the same effect as candy, there’s still several treats being served up today. Starting things off is the release of The Flaming Lips‘ 24-hour song “7 Skies H3,” which you can now stream over at their site. If you really want to drive the point home, you canRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Guided By Voices have been touring all year, and while they’re supposedly wrapping up their reunion this month, they’ve also announced the imminent release of a new album. Let’s Go Eat The Factory is set for release on Jan. 1, 2012 and will feature the “classic” GBV lineup of Tobin Sprout, Mitch Mitchell, Kevin Fennell,Read more...

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Sasquatch! Monday photos!

Many of the best bands at Sasquatch were saved for the last day, Monday, Memorial Day, a day off for the 25,000 attendies of this year’s festival. Wavves kicked off the day. Chromeo and Foster the People drew some of the biggest crowds of the weekend on their respective stages, Black Mountain’s set was hypnotic,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 16th THE GREENHORNES with Jeff The Brotherhood and Stereo Sons @ The Crocodile ($13, 8PM, 21+) Cincinnati rockers The Greenhornes bring their veteran dose of riff-heavy garage rock to unsuspecting Seattleites (file under: Guided By Voices, The Raconteurs). Nashville rockers Jeff The Brotherhood are sure to kick the evening off with a grittyRead more...

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Live Review: Guided by Voices with Times New Viking @ Showbox SoDo 10/9

review by Michael Beck photos by Caitlin Enwright Despite the torrential rain, a block-long line stood resiliently with cheerful spirits when I arrived at Showbox SoDo. Times New Viking had just taken the stage, a 3-member grunge-pop band from Columbus, Ohio. Their set consisted of mostly 4/4 guitar-driven rock paired with charming shared vocals byRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A diverse week of live music will start out what is looking to be an amazing October of live music. On to the action: Monday, October 4th CARIBOU with Emeralds @ Chop Suey There was a stretch after Caribou‘s 2010 album Swim was released earlier this year when I think one out of every fourRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

New generational Yacht Rockers Vampire Weekend are the target of Contra cover model, Kristen Kennis. Kennis is suing the band for $2 million claiming the photography release form signature using her name was forged.

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