Tag Archives: Jimi Hendrix

Friday on My Mind: KEXP and Seattle Sounders!

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. Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s a 40th birthday! The Seattle Sounders 40th Birthday! The current incarnation of the Seattle Sounders tookRead more...

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Video Roundup: International Lefthanders Day

It’s August 13th, which means it’s International Lefthanders Day, a worldwide initiative kicked off in 1976 to “promote awareness of the inconveniences facing left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world.” And can you imagine the struggles of being a left-handed musician, at that? Guitarists either need to find left-handed guitars, or get right-handed guitars and alterRead more...

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Friday Music News

As Jimi Hendrix‘s hometown, Seattle was fortunate to get a sneak peek at his biopic, Jimi: All Is By My Side, earlier this year during the Seattle International Film Festival. (Read more about that Opening Night Gala here.) Today we have the film’s first official trailer to share below. Outkast’s André 3000 turns in aRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Go Seattle!

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. Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us. This year the battle will take place at The MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NewRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

From pop to funk and R&B, Prince is a musician of many genres. I have to say, this raw and amped up version of his hit “Let’s Go Crazy” fits him like a glove. He has four shows planned in two nights (April 18 and 19) at Shoebox and if this six minutes of instrumentalRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Local Music

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Ahead of its July 10th release, George Lewis Jr., better known as Twin Shadow, is streaming his sophomore album Confess at Urban Outfitters’ website. Reportedly inspired by an early morning motorcycle ride in Los Angeles, Lewis has also released a video for the album’s first single, “Five Seconds”, which you can watch below. Just TellRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Seminal Seattle Artists

Happy Friday everyone. It’s time for another round of Friday on My Mind,  when we present you a different musical idea every Friday.  These posts are a joint effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week, we’re discussing three seminal Seattle artists. Nirvana One of the world’s most influential bands of the past 20Read more...

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Review Revue: The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Radio One

Does the sound of college radio DJs grousing about rock and roll legends ever get old? If so, I apologize. Also, you might be reading the wrong blog. The most interesting thing to me about the debate that raged on the cover for the 1988 release Radio One (which collected a bunch of 1967 BBCRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Bon Iver‘s highly anticipated follow-up to 2007′s acclaimed For Emma, Forever Ago is finally coming out via Jagjaguwar on June 21, and now it seems that the band is taking to the stage in support of the self-titled record. A short string of US tour dates have been announced, though sadly, it seems there areRead more...

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