Tag Archives: Jack White

Monday Music News

In a move we can only hope was inspired by KEXP’s Six Degrees Day, Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli has covered a song by Sharon Van Etten! Stream his version of “A Crime” below, featuring guest vocals from none other than Ani DiFranco, to add another link to the chain. You can download the trackRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Jack White’s Third Man Records is teaming up with Seattle’s own Light in the Attic Records for the children’s compilation, This Record Belongs To __________. As the press release boasts, “You won’t find boy bands, princesses, or purple dinosaurs here.” Instead the collection features tracks from Nina Simone, Jerry Garcia, Harry Nilsson, Van Dyke Parks,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/20

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 20th: Late Show with David Letterman: The Waterboys Jimmy Kimmel Live: Matt & KimRead more…

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Friday Music News

Not only has he taken his haircut, Jack White will now be re-releasing the first vinyl record ever cut by Elvis Presley himself. A press release from Third Man Records explains: “Utilizing the actual unrestored audio as it currently exists on the sole original copy of ‘My Happiness’ b/w. ‘That’s When Your Heartaches Begin’ ThirdRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Jack White brings the same creative inventiveness he does to his Third Man Records releases to his new music video for “Black Bat Licorice.” With a push of the “3” or “B” key, you can switch back and forth between three different interpretations of the interactive video: an animated version, a live-action version, or justRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Talk about “a movie script ending”: in the brand new music video from Death Cab for Cutie, frontman (and future KEXP guest DJ) Ben Gibbard stars as a film director, shooting an action movie. Watch the brutal slow-motion footage for the track “Black Sun” below. Their forthcoming release Kintsugi hits stores March 31st via Atlantic,Read more…

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Monday Music News

While most Seattleites were glued to our television sets this weekend, local duo Shabazz Palaces went to Jack White‘s infamous Third Man headquarters to record a direct-to-acetate album in front of a live audience. Holy shit. A representative from Third Man said, “Very few records from last year got us as excited about the currentRead more…

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Coachella 2015 Lineup Announced

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have announced their line-up for 2015, and it’s wacky! Coachella 2015 will again take place over two weekends, April 10-12 and April 17-19, in Indio, California. Headliners include AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake. Reunited bands Ride and Drive Like Jehu are also on the schedule. Oh, and ’70sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Proof that Jack White has always been inventive with his musical releases: back in 2004, White and his friend Brian Muldoon were part of a band called The Upholsterers, named for their actual day job professions. Inspired by their own name, White and Muldoon, um, upholstered 100 copies of their first single into pieces ofRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top Ten Albums of 2014, Part 1

For the last two weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top Ten Albums of 2014 lists, but KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes as staff, volunteers and interns, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. Below, you can see what they chose for their TopRead more…

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