Tag Archives: Iron & Wine

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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Live Review: SMooCH Benefit at Showbox at the Market 12/6/2014

Generous musicians and Seattleites came together on Saturday night for the third year in a row to raise money for sick kids and their families. Health care can be intensely expensive, and no family should have to struggle to pay for the lifesaving care their infants and children need. That’s why there’s the Seattle Children’s Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund,Read more…

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Friday on My Mind: SMooCH 2014!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. As the busy month of December approaches, there is a lot going on around town to see and do. One of theRead more…

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