Tag Archives: Jenny Lewis

Album Review: Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Jenny Lewis has always been a voyager. Whether it was way back when penning heartbreak after heartbreak with Rilo Kiley or finding fresh, rocky footing on her own Rabbit Fur Coat and Acid Tongue, she’s wandered around like an ongoing cameo in someone else’s story. Lewis is a gifted spectator, blessed with the ability toRead more...

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Out This Week 7/29

It’s been six long years, but the latest solo album from Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis is out today. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the album, The Voyager, as “a strong return to form steeped in classic West Coast ‘70s and ‘80s pop-rock with smartly crafted songs juxtaposing breezy melodies with incisive lyrics thatRead more...

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TV Eye: Week of 7/28

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, July 28th: Late Show with David Letterman: Conor Oberst The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon:Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

Mary Timony is back with a new project, Ex Hex, whose debut album is appropriately titled Rips, ‘cause this does. The former Helium frontwoman/Wild Flag guitarist brings her trademark shred to the single “Don’t Wanna Lose.” Rips comes out 10/7 on Merge Records. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

It’s been six years, but former Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis returns with her third solo album, Voyager, this July on Warner Bros Records. She explained to the Charleston City Paper, “I worked on these songs for a long time so there’s no stone unturned, lyrically. I thought about them while walking on the mountainRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Comedian/actor Zach Galifianakis has added some tinsel to his fake talk show Between Two Ferns. In this special holiday edition, he chats with actors Samuel L. Jackson and Tobey Maguire before welcoming Arcade Fire to close out the show with their rendition of “Little Drummer Boy.” [Pitchfork]

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Live Review: The Postal Service @ Key Arena 7/18/13

In recent years, few one-off side projects have led to the mass following and devotion that The Postal Service has mustered. Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard first teamed up with DNTEL mastermind Jimmy Tamborello back in 2001 for “(This Is) The Dream of Evan and Chan”, from Jimmy’s indie electronic masterpiece Life IsRead more...

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Friday Music News

RNDM - the side project of Joseph Arthur, Richard Stuverud, and Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament - performed their song “Disappearing Acts” on Conan last night. Their performance felt like it was straight out of the 50s, complete with doowop hairstyles (wigs?) and very dapper suits. It was even filmed in black and white. It’sRead more...

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Live Review: Jenny Lewis @ Meany Hall 1/21/09

review by Katy McCourt-Basham Just a few months after her last Seattle show, opening for Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst, Jenny Lewis made a slightly quieter return, headlining at UW’s Meany Hall -- with no band. Opening for Lewis was Portland band Norfolk & Western. The music was pretty mellow as a rule, and theRead more...

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