Tag Archives: Kurt Cobain

Friday Music News

Last April, Band of Horses recorded their live performance at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The band will release this 10-track acoustic collection, as the aptly titled, Acoustic at the Ryman on February 11. Check out the first sample, a bare bones of their 2007 track “Detlef Schrempf.” [CoS]

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Video Roundup: Remembering Kurt

Few artists resonate so strongly with KEXP listeners and all Seattle music fans as Kurt Cobain. His band, Nirvana, wasn’t the first to break out of the Northwest nor did their groundbreaking breakthrough, Nevermind, sell the most among their contemporaries, but Cobain probably represented more of the local attitude of the early 90’s than anyoneRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Local Music, Video Roundup | Also tagged | 2 Comments

Spring Fundraising Drive: Bigfoot, Aaron Neville, and YOU!

“Help! Bigfoot has me trapped in the kitchen!” That’s the email I almost sent by accident to hundreds of KEXP volunteers on Wednesday, because I was goofing around. Luckily, our volunteer scheduling tool is idiot-proof and stopped me.

Posted in KEXP, Spring Pledge Drive | Also tagged , | 1 Comment

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…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in Friday on My Mind, KEXP | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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…

Posted in KEXP, Music News, New York | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

  • Listen Live:

    High Quality AAC+
    Excellent for PC, Mac, iPhones/iPads, Android Devices, tablets, iTunes, Winamp, and VLC. High quality audio, low bandwidth

    MP3 Stream
    Best for computers running OSX or Windows with iTunes or the open source VideoLAN Player installed

  • KEXP AND THE UW

    The University of Washington Logo KEXP is an
    affiliate of the
    University of Washington
  • iTunes and KEXP

    iTunes Logo
    You can now find KEXP under "Eclectic" in iTunes after the demise of the "Public" category, to better represent the diversity of our daytime variety shows and numerous specialty programs.
Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories