Tag Archives: Kurt Cobain

Monday Music News

Today on the Midday Show, Cheryl waters premiered the title track to the forthcoming album by The Walkmen (due June 5). If you missed it or want to listen to it again, here’s “Heaven”: The Temper Trap’s self-titled second studio album will be out a couple weeks earlier, on May 21, , but you canRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Kurt’s Musical Influences

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we center a post around a common theme. This week we thought we’d talk about a few of the artists who made a musical influence on Kurt Cobain. With April 5th marking the 18th anniversary of KurtRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Much ado has been made over a particularly bizarre performance given by Deerhunter and Atlas Sound frontman Bradford Cox in Minneapolis last Friday. Supposedly, the performance featured audience members waving their chairs over their head, at least one stripping to his underwear, Cox waxing philosophical on the current state of music, and, famously, an hour-longRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Bon Iver, Wilco, Death Cab For Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Cut Copy, Radiohead, Raphael Saadiq, The Decemberists, Los Amigos Invisibles, Fleet Foxes, Gillian Welch, Femi Kuti, Tinariwen, Daft Punk… you might not believe that this is a list of nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards if you didn’t check out the entire list yourself. Sure,Read more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Death Cab For Cutie made news when they announced that their music video for “You Are A Tourist” from their upcoming release Codes and Keys would be recorded and broadcast live. Well, that already happened, but you can watch the end product below. The video is so spectacular that it’s hard to believe it wasRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Author, poet, musician Jim Carroll died on Friday at age 60. As chronicled in his autobiography The Basketball Diaries, Carroll’s outlaw lifestyle of poetry and drugs (and of course basketball) brought him into circles that included Andy Warhol, Patti Smith, Robert Mapplethorpe and other counter-culture icons of the 70’s. In fact, it was Smith whoRead more…

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