Tag Archives: Kristin Hersh

Music that Matters: Monday Night John in the Morning

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 541 – Monday Night John in the Morning Today’s podcastRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 28th: KEXP Presents X, Visqueen at The Crocodile (more info) Booka Shade, Doorly at The Showbox (more info)

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In Stores Now 11/14

Last Friday gave us a new LP from veteran hip-hop band A Tribe Called Quest, their first in 18 years, and their last, with the passing of founding member Phife Dawg due to complications with diabetes. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says, “It’s a strong return to form of often-politically charged hip hop that updatesRead 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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Wednesday Music News

The Prince cover tributes keep coming; the latest is a surprisingly poignant performance of “It’s Gonna Be Lonely” from Mac DeMarco. DeMarco wrote on Instagram, “We lost a true hero of mine the other day. Although it’s sad, I’m sure he’s ripping a hot solo right now in the next dimension. RIP.” Even with hisRead more…

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Kristin Hersh Shares Five Favorite Vic Chesnutt Songs

It was a pact Vic Chesnutt held with Kristin Hersh, his long-time friend and frequent tourmate: “Don’t suck, don’t die.” The two prolific songwriters shared not only the stage, but struggles with major labels and with mental health. But, sadly, Chesnutt did die, from an overdose on Christmas 2009 at the age of 45. HershRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 26th: • Rubblebucket, Babes, The Hoot Hoots at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, October 27th: • Florence + The Machine at Key Arena // All Ages (more info) • Vinyl Williams, JJUUJJUU, Kingdom of the Holy Sun at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info)

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 23rd: • Kristin Hersh, Chris Brokaw at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Little Wings, Karl Blau, With Child at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info) • The Wrecking Crew at SIFF Cinema Uptown // All Ages (more info)

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Live Video: Throwing Muses

“Seriously? Another song?” Kristin Hersh, frontwoman for Throwing Muses, teased KEXP’s DJ El Toro (a.k.a. Kurt Reighley) in mock-exasperation during their in-studio session, “We are so old, Kurt — why are you doing this?” The veteran alt-rock legends are doing it for their latest release, Purgatory/Paradise, their first new album in a decade, and theirRead more…

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Live Review: Throwing Muses at the Triple Door 2/26/14

I feel like I need to preface everything in this review with the phrase, “I don’t mean this in a bad way, but…” For example: I gotta say it was a little strange seeing the veteran rockers Throwing Muses at the classy, beautiful Triple Door. The band’s new album, Purgatory/Paradise, is… well, it’s angry! SongsRead more…

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