Tag Archives: J. Mascis

Monday Music News

At some point as an art-rock outfit, a band surpasses the need to surpass themselves. The Flaming Lips have just released a pared down and grainy video for the immersive “Turning Violet” from their latest album, The Terror. Primordial vocals emerge from deep in a Turrell-esque white room before lines of colored lights erupt likeRead more...

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Sub Pop Records Will Have Their Revenge on Seattle: Looking Back on 25 Years, Part 4

Today, we wrap-up our series of Sub Pop Memories. (Check out previous installments here, here, and here.) Surely, new memories will be made this Saturday, July 13th at the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee in Georgetown, and you can read all about those on the KEXP Blog in the year 2038.

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Watch Sub Pop Silver Jubilee Broadcast Live!

Sub Pop and KEXP present A Silver Jubilee Broadcast live from the Space Needle. From noon to 5:30PM today, KEXP DJs John Richards and Kevin Cole celebrate Sub Pop Records’ 25th Anniversary by songs from deep within the Sub Pop archive, interviews with label employees, friends and artists, and live performances from Sera Cahoone, J.Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Sub Pop Silver Jubilee

Imagine if one of the world’s coolest record labels threw a free, all-ages party for you and a few thousand of your friends. Imagine if it included bands like Father John Misty, Shabazz Palaces , Built to Spill and Mudhoney. Imagine there was tons of food, beer. activities and artwork! Now imagine that this wasRead more...

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Sub Pop announces Silver Jubilee Initial Line-Up

Celebrating 25 years as not only a Seattle but a national institution, local label Sub Pop is throwing a party on Saturday, July 13th, in the historic (and industrial) Georgetown neighborhood and we’re all invited. The Silver Jubilee is free to all and features, as was announced today, an incredible initial lineup. Here to introduceRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Vampire Weekend have officially announced their third LP will be released in early May on XL. A new live song has surfaced online called Arms, which you can stream below. There’s no confirmation, but it’s likey that “Arms” and the new song “Unbelievers” they played live on Kimmel, will be on the third LP. [Stereogum]Read more...

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MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit,Read more...

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Song of the Day: J Mascis - Is It Done

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. Today’s selection, featured on the MorningRead more...

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Out This Week 3/15

This week, the entire music industry is gathered in one place, or at least that’s what it seems like during SXSW. Many of the bands releasing albums this week are in Austin pimpin’ them right now, and among the most buzzed about are KEXP favorites like The Dodos, The Joy Formidable, J Mascis and BlackRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

New Gorillaz Album for Christmas? Consequence of Sound is reporting that Damon Albarn has recorded an album using his iPad which he will release for FREE on Christmas Day. The music was created during the Gorillaz latest tour of the U.S. over a month. They’ve also made an Advent Calendar to track the release here.

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