Tag Archives: JD Mcpherson

Pickathon 2015 Initial Lineup Revealed!

Don’t let the name fool you. Pickathon isn’t just about banjos and guitars… well, not just, anyway. Among a roster of today’s best purveyors of old timey sounds, you’ll find many KEXP favorites of hip hop, soul, R&B, garage and indie rock, dazzling audiences of all ages each year on the sunlit wooded hillside ofRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 2/23

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, February 23rd: Late Show with David Letterman: Steve Earle Tuesday, February 24th: Late Show withRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Origami Renaissance

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 448 – Origami Renaissance Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole foldsRead more…

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Song of the Day: JD McPherson – Let The Good Times Roll

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. Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Let The Good Times Roll”Read more…

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Out This Week 2/10

This Valentine’s Day week, it’s appropriate that Father John Misty releases his sophomore full-length, I Love You, Honeybear. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the release, “a masterful, more fully realized set of sophisticated ‘70s-steeped pop. With Jonathan Wilson again enlisted as producer, the album features a warm, sumptuous sound combining acoustic and electric guitars,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 3rd • David J (of Bauhaus/Love & Rockets) at Elliott Bay Book Company // All Ages (more info) • Method Man and Redman at the Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Kingdom of the Holy Sun, Immigrant Union, Tokyo Idaho at the Sunset Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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Photos: Concerts at the Mural with JD McPherson, Rose Windows and GravelRoad

In true Seattle fashion, locals embraced the rain last Friday to enjoy the first in the Concerts at the Mural series this month, No Depression Night, presented by KEXP and Seattle Center, and curated in partnership with No Depression. It was easy to forget about the weather while watching talented local bands GravelRoad and RoseRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP & Seattle Center present the 2013 Concerts at the Mural!

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. Today we are proud to kick-off of this year’s Concerts at the Mural Series, presented by KEXP and Seattle Center. This seriesRead more…

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KEXP, Seattle Center and No Depression present Concerts at the Mural No Depression Night this Friday!

This Friday, KEXP, Seattle Center and No Depression are teaming up to bring you an excellent line up for the first of August’s Concerts at the Mural! Take advantage of this unique opportunity to discover your new favorite band or enjoy independent artists you already love for FREE! If that’s not enticing enough, this outdoorRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Pickathon Preview with Greg Vandy

Pickathon is my favorite weekend of the year. You’ve heard me talk about it incessantly in The Roadhouse, and maybe you saw the KEXP vids last year from the “Bunny Glade,” and maybe you were even there when I interviewed Mavis Staples in the Workshop Barn in 2011 (laughs & tears!). If so, you knowRead more…

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