Tag Archives: Iron & Wine

Wednesday Music News

On the one month anniversary of the death of guitarist Dave Rosser of The Afghan Whigs, the band is paying tribute by releasing a cover of Pleasure Club’s “You Want Love,” one of Rosser’s favorite songs. ‚ÄúPleasure Club was a legendary New Orleans band and Dave Rosser and I had spoken for years about performingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Sam Beam’s project Iron & Wine is back with a new album, a new single with video, and some tour dates. The single is called “Call It Dreaming” and the video was directed by J. Austin Wilson. The video features Beam and his friends performing in a magical pickup truck that moved by itself withoutRead more…

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Naked as We Came: KEXP’s National Nude Day Video Roundup

Weren’t we just saying there seems to be a day for everything? Well, today is National Nude Day. We’re not sure exactly how this day came to be, but research shows it began in 1976 in New Zealand. (No wonder Flight of the Conchords wrote that song!) Incidentally, today also happens to be Bastille Day,Read more…

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Dueling Banjos: A KEXP Video Roundup to Make You Squeal

It was on this day in 1973 that the song “Dueling Banjos” became one of the few instrumentals to be awarded a Gold record that decade. Thanks to its chilling use in the movie Deliverance, the song won a Grammy Award that year, and even went on to reach No. 2 for four weeks onRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Seattle’s own indie rockers The Cave Singers have shared “That’s Why,” the lead single from their upcoming album, Banshee. Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, which landed the band $20,000 in one month, they will self-release the album on February 19. [Stereogum]

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Friday Music News

After a long five years, The Chemical Brothers will release a new studio album called Born in the Echoes on July 17. The LP will feature collaborations from Beck, Q-Tip, St. Vincent, and many more. Today they’ve debuted “Sometimes I Feel So Deserted,” the album’s opening track. [Pitchfork]

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TV Eye: Week of 4/13

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, April 13th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: The War on Drugs Last Call with Carson Daly: ColleenRead more…

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Friday Music News

Daevid Allen pioneer of psychedelic rock and founding member of Soft Machine and Gong lost his battle with cancer today, he was 77. His son, Orlando Monday, broke the news on Facebook, saying “You have left such a beautiful legacy and we will make sure it forever shines in our children and their children. NowRead more…

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Out This Week 2/24

Following yesterday’s hypnotic in-studio session on The Midday Show on KEXP, local ladies THEESatisfaction release their sophomore album EarthEE today via Sub Pop. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes it as an “entrancing blend of Afro-futurist hip hop, cosmic R&B, psychedelic funk and astral jazz. Produced again by Erik Blood (and also featuring appearances fromRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sam Beam’s new label Black Cricket Recording Co. has released Archive Series Volume No. 1, the first collection in a series of archival Iron & Wine songs. Most of the tracks were recorded while he was working on his 2002 debut, The Creek Drank The Cradle. The album will officially drop on February 24, butRead more…

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