Tag Archives: JD Mcpherson

Bonnaroo 2013: Thursday

Looking at the lineup of Bonnaroo over the past few years, it seems as if the organizers booked their roster by throwing everything at the wall and seeing what stuck. Well, this year, everything stuck. On the top two lines of the bill, there’s a Beatle, an Icelandic electronic music goddess, the guy who madeRead more…

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Pickathon 2013 Announces Dates and Lineup

Now in its 15th year, Oregon music festival Pickathon has announced its lineup, dates and location for 2013 — and it’s one of their best lineups yet! On August 2-4 at the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, OR, the festival will host Feist, Andrew Bird, Divine Fits, The Devil Makes Three, Sharon Van Etten, KurtRead more…

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KEXP’s 2012 Winter Holiday Playlist 2012

It’s that magical time of year again — Sufjan Stevens has been releasing and presenting his usual barrage of bizarrely sweet Christmas cheer, and there have been plenty of other excellent holidays-themed releases and performances. For your holiday listening pleasure, we’ve compiled a list of the best that this season has offered, and though it’sRead more…

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Song of the Day: JD McPherson – Twinkle (Little Christmas Lights)

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. This week we have some special holiday treats for you! Today’s selection is another original holidayRead more…

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Live Video: JD McPherson

We’re always excited to feature Oklahoma singer-songwriter, vintage rock and roller JD McPherson any time he comes to town. Not only was he one of the highlights of our SXSW broadcast, but he and his smoking-hot band tore up the KEXP studio this past summer. Right now, JD is celebrating the holidays with a newRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

A limited but fun calendar this week, starting with Yuni in Taxco, The Torn ACLs, and The Groundblooms at Sunset Tavern on Monday night. On Tuesday, Ty Segall, Night Beats, and Sandrider are at Neumos. On Thursday, Lavender Diamond and Shelby Earl are at Sunset Tavern. The weekend kicks off with a Tribute to Harry Smith’s Anthology ofRead more…

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What’s Your Summer Jam? KEXP DJs and Staff Share Theirs

Seattle can now claim a hold on summer as we reach post-80 degree weather this week! (Sorry, rest of the country, but we’ve earned this!) No matter where you are, though, or whether you’re sitting out on the beach, picnicking in a park, heading out on a long roadtrip or just chilling at home, you’reRead more…

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Out This Week 4/17

Let’s face it: you don’t want to be running around on Record Store Day this Saturday, trying to pick up both the latest releases and the many awesome RSD exclusives. Get out there today and pick up this week’s new releases now. Topping your list should be the new album from U.K. space rockers Spiritualized,Read more…

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Live Video: JD McPherson at SXSW

Don’t call JD McPherson “retro.” Though the Oklahoma native rocks a mean 50’s styled rhythm & blues, on his official label debut (out next Tuesday on Rounder Records), he’s as likely to pull influences from The Smiths and Wu-Tang Clan as from Chuck Berry and Little Richard. Recorded completely on 1/4″ tape and analog equipment,Read more…

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SXSW 2012, Day 3: JD McPherson

Rounder Records has picked up the throwback rock/rhythm and blues record Signs and Signifiers by JD McPherson, which they will release on April 17. The record has been floating around since October of 2010, and McPherson has slowly been garnering YouTube fame and acclaim from independent radio across the nation (you can grab the singleRead more…

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