Tag Archives: John Grant

Big Gay Podcast 2013: Share the Love

Never underestimate the power of sharing music. Songs and artists with something to say can shape so much: identity, politics, political identity, identity politics... you catch my drift. When I was a teenager, just coming to terms with my homosexuality, the mix tapes my adult friends Steve and Robert made for me pointed toward different,Read more...

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Song of the Day: John Grant - GMF (Greatest Living Creature)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Cheryl Waters, is “GMF (Greatest Living Creature)” byRead more...

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Out This Week 5/14

While we’re all waiting for the warm weather to officially take hold (we’ve been given an enticingly cruel taste of it here in Northwest), Vampire Weekend has created the perfect summer album to fuel your anticipation. At times wistfully nostalgic, percolatingly peppy and even fiercely energetic, Modern Vampires of the City is undoubtedly one ofRead more...

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Live Video: KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 3

On the final day of our broadcast during Iceland Airwaves ’11, we featured a selection of the excellent non-Icelandic bands performing the festival. Oklahoma band Other Lives took to the intimate space of the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik first and proved to be one of the most well suited bands at the festival with theirRead more...

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Weird At My School: Big Gay Podcast 2011

When I read the opening paragraphs of Frank Bruni’s editorial for the Sunday New York Times, for a moment I thought the Op-Ed contributor had been flipping through my diary: IN the mid-1980s, when I was in college, what concerned and frustrated my peers and me was how few states had basic statutes forbidding discriminationRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, December 13 BADLY DRAWN BOY with Justin Jones @ The Triple Door British songwriter Damon Gough, aka Badly Drawn Boy, broke out in 2000 when his album The Hour of Bewilderbeast won the prestigious Mercury Prize as the album of the year in the UK. In 2002 Nick Hornby contracted Gough to write theRead more...

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