Tag Archives: Jim James

2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Shannon

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. DJ Shannon’s 2013 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 10 The Joy Formidable Wolf’s Law AtlanticRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Starbucks are at it again with Sweetheart 2014, their annual compilation of artists covering their favorite love songs. This year’s romantic roster includes Beck, The Head & the Heart, Vampire Weekend, Phosphorescent, and Jim James, covering Bob Marley, as you can stream below. Sweetheart 2014 will be in stores February 4, 2014. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

Kurt Vile‘s latest full-length Wakin on a Pretty Daze is already slated for a deluxe edition, Deluxe Daze (Post Haze), out November 19th on Matador. That’s a lotta daze. This version comes packaged with a new EP, it’s a big world out there (and i am scared), featuring new versions of album tracks, plus aRead more…

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Live Video: Little Big Show #6

Last month, KEXP, STG, and Starbucks hosted the 6th edition of the Little Big Show series at the Neptune Theater, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting The Vera Project, an all-ages volunteer-fueled music and arts venue on the grounds of Seattle Center. Jim James headlined the sold-out show with his soulful solo project, supported byRead more…

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Live Review: Little Big Show #6 w/ Jim James @ Neptune 5/15/2013

A couple times a year, Starbucks, STG, and KEXP team up to put on the Little Big Show – a little show with a big impact – where 100% of the proceeds go towards helping the arts stay alive for young people. This evening’s sold out show raised over $14,000 for The Vera Project, theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

A great list of shows ahead. Highlights of the week include The Black Angels at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, along with what could prove to be a very interesting Brings Our Sonics Back rally with Geo, Nacho Picasso, Grynch, Dyme Def, Jarv Dee, Tilson, Sam Lachow & Raz Simone, Neema, DJ Nphared and Hosted by Shawn KempRead more…

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Monday Music News

Tycho, aka designer Scott Hansen, has an enthralling in new video for “Ascension” off his album Dive. The video is very similar to the visuals behind his show during 2012’s Decibel Festival – kaleidoscopic, colorful, psychedelic, clearly created with design, not just music, in mind. This video features a silhouetted woman wandering through a desertRead more…

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We Heart You: KEXP’s Valentine’s Day Video Round-up

Happy Valentine’s Day, all you KEXP listeners and friends! Here’s a selection of some of the great songs of love and heartbreak from the past and present as a special valentines day treat for you all. They’ll get you through the day if you’re alone, or get you and a special someone through the dayRead more…

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Out This Week 2/5

Damn, 2013, you are looking good! You just keep hitting us week after week with one killer list of new releases after another. This week, there’s no way we’re not going to run out to pick up the latest from long-time KEXP favorite Frightened Rabbit. As if there was any doubt that this would landRead more…

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Album Review: Jim James – Regions of Light and Sound of God

Jim James picked a pretty lofty title for his first solo LP. But after a dozen listens or so, I can say in confidence that he has every reason to do so. He’s led Kentucky psych-rock band My Morning Jacket for almost 15 years, releasing six studio albums and a dozen or so EPs (theirRead more…

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