Tag Archives: John Vanderslice

Song of the Day: John Vanderslice – How The West Was Won

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, selected by Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole, is “How The West Was Won” byRead more…

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Out This Week 6/11

Florida band Surfer Blood couldn’t wait until summer to release their anticipated sophomore album of poppy, surf-influenced indie rock, but that’s just as well, as Pythons takes a relatively darker turn. Our Music Director, Don Yates, praises the new album for its “more polished and streamlined sound” and its “cleaner, more straightforward guitar lines, lessRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

We begin today’s news with a mind-fuck of a mash-up that needs to be shared. You may have already come across this thing while surfing the web the last few days — but some twisted mad scientist has put the vocals from Nine Inch Nails‘ “Head Like a Hole” over the bubble-gum pop instrumental forRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, April 19 MASERATI with Sleepy Eyes of Death @ Sunset Tavern Maserati – We’ve Got The System To Fight The System (9:00 pm, $10, 21+)

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KEXP at SXSW: Videos from Mellow Johnny’s, Day 3

Completing our three day broadcast at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop (check out Day 1 & Day 2), Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3 played an unbelievable rip-roaring set, while the young Ohio singer Jessica Lea Mayfied beefed up her set with a full band, and John Vanderslice played a stripped down set of his typicallyRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW, Day 3 Performances Online Now!

Though we were sad to be done, we were happy to end our broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin during SXSW on a strong note, with lineup of musically diverse guests. Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 showed up all the newbies by tearing it up with a fiery set of good ol’Read more…

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KEXP at SXSW, Day 3: John Vanderslice

John Vanderslice began his career with indie rock group Mk Ultra, but quickly struck out on his own. His prolific songwriting has grown ever more politically charged in the past decade, with several tracks off of his 2005 album Pixel Revolt referencing the September 11th attacks. 2007 saw the release of Emerald City, named afterRead more…

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KEXP @ SXSW Preview

Next week, KEXP is broadcasting live from Austin, TX, during the 2011 South by Southwest Music Conference, running March 16th through the 18th. We are broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, where we’ll bring you exclusive live sets from Wild Flag, The Head and the Heart, The Black Angels, Yuck, Steve Wynn & The MiracleRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

A week after Cake made history with the worst selling album to make it to #1 on the Billboard 200 charts ever, the Decemberists have supplanted them with their new release The King Is Dead, which sold close to 50,000 more copies in its first week than Cake’s Showroom of Comparison. The indie folk rockersRead more…

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Out This Week 1/25

This week’s list of new releases is full of challenges. As you head out, you’ll find yourself testing the limits of your strength as you lug around your shopping cart full of all the great new albums on record store shelves today and the endurance of your ears as you listen to it all. ButRead more…

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