Tag Archives: Jim James

Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 6-11

As we head towards this weekend’s Little Big Show #20 with Pickwick and Porter Ray, we’re looking back at previous editions of this concert series hosted by KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents. (Look back at Shows 1-5 here, and stay tuned as we continue our retrospective on the KEXP Blog all week long.) Tickets forRead more…

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In Stores Now 12/18

Seattle band Special Explosion release their second album, To Infinity, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “a softer, dreamier and more melodic take on the band’s dynamic, ’90s-steeped Northwest rock, combining jangly guitars, shape-shifting rhythms, emotive lyrics and shimmering pop melodies.” Belle and Sebastian returns with How To Solve Our Human Problems, Pt. 1, the first in aRead more…

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Monday Music News

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James has announced a collection of covers called Tribute To 2. James released a solo EP Tribute To in 2009 which was a handful of acoustic George Harrison covers following Harrison’s death. For Tribute To 2 James is covering a variety of different artists such as Elvis, Bob Dylan, IrvingRead more…

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Monday Music News

Former Olympia resident and K Records signee, Mirah has announced a new EP called Sundial. It follows her 2014 full-length Changing Light and will be released October 4 via Absolute Magnitude. For Sundial she collaborated with musician and composer Jherek Bischoff to write unique arrangements for each of the tracks. She’s shared the title trackRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/16

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, January 16th: Late Night with Seth Meyers: Steve Jones (of Sex Pistols) The Late LateRead more…

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Live Review: Jim James with Twin Limb at Neptune Theatre 12/6/16

Touring heavy records is hard. In today’s day and age, heavy-handed works of staggering genius are hardly appreciated in the album form, let alone trying to communicate that weight in a crowded room facing a loaded bar. But in these heavy times, there are those who brave the difficulties and make it happen, and fewRead more…

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Friday Music News

Durham, NC duo Sylvan Esso (aka Mountain Man’s Amelia Meath and Megafaun’s Nick Sanborn) share a fun new track today, “Kick Jump Twist,” the b-side to “Radio” which came out earlier this year. As the title implies, it’s a fun, energetic single — check it out below. Both tracks are out today on a 12″Read more…

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Album Review: Jim James – Eternally Even

Recently, Seattle Weekly posted a piece called “A Year of Emergency“. While the piece deals with the city’s prevailing homelessness epidemic, the societal range to which the phrase could be extended this year is nearly infinite. Human empathy is facing a year of emergency, and for better or worse, much of it comes to aRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 10/31

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, October 31st: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Alice Cooper Conan: The Sugar Hill Gang Tuesday, November 1st:Read more…

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Friday Music News

The unstoppable Kristin Hersh is at it again. Earlier this Spring, the Throwing Muses frontwoman released a new EP with her noise project 50 Foot Wave, and now she has a solo full-length out this Fall, a double CD/hardcover book combo titled Wyatt at the Coyote Palace. Stream the first single “Soma Gone Slapstick” below,Read more…

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