Tag Archives: Jeff Buckley

Friday on My Mind: Songs for Our Friends at KOMO News

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. We here at KEXP want to reach out and offer our support and condolences to the KOMO News team who suffered anRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Veteran Seattle rockers Pearl Jam are showing their greener side: to mitigate the carbon footprint for their 2011 tour, the band bought $8,000 worth of native trees to plant on 4.6 acres of land along the Stillaguamish River. This isn’t the first time, either; In 2010, the band, celebrating its 20th year, donated $210,000 toRead more…

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2009 Countdown: Best Debut Albums

KEXP counted down 100 of the Best Debut Albums of all time voted by you, the listeners, yesterday. And, I can’t believe I’m actually able to say that the number one record was not Nirvana’s Bleach or any “grunge” album for that matter. Arcade Fire’s Funeral took first place, just stealing the spot from Seattle’sRead more…

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2009 Countdown: Best Cover Songs

On Sunday, we counted down what KEXP listeners said were the Best Cover Songs ever. hands down. You picked Nirvana’s rendition of the classic bluegrass tune, “Where Did You Sleep Last Night,” and while Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful” may have climbed to number 2 on Billboard’s top 100 in 2003, Clem Snide’s version scored spot #41 onRead more…

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Out This Week 6/2

Hombre Lobo, the seventh studio album from Eels, hits stores this week. While each album seems, to fans at least, a momentous event, the album subtitled “12 Songs of Desire,” is part of a prolific body of work from Mark Oliver Everett, including soundtracks, live albums, discs of rarities, live DVDs, an autobiography, and evenRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Pixies are back together for another reunion. This time, however, it looks to be just a one-show shot: June 14th at the annual UK extravaganza Isle of Wight Festival. Speaking of Frank Black and Kim Deal: You may recall Frank manned the boards for the new Art Brut album, Art Brut vs. Satan, due inRead more…

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