Tag Archives: Kurt Vile

Monday Music News

Over the weekend, elderly folks everywhere were introduced to well-tressed Philly rocker Kurt Vile as he was spotlighted on Saturday’s CBS This Morning (a show whose key demographic tends to skew older). Watch Vile perform “I’m An Outlaw,” “Dust Bunnies,” and “Pretty Pimpin,” as well as chat with host anchor Anthony Mason, below. If theRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 4: Kurt Vile & The Violators

One stage over from the Bigfoot stage at Sasquatch! Music Festival, where the perpetually-relaxed Kurt Vile was leading the Violators through a set that “languid” doesn’t even begin to describe, the dance tent was bursting with bass and a flood of seizure-inducing strobe lights. Naturally, Vile didn’t seem bothered in the least. The Philadelphia guitaristRead more…

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Monday Music News

Over the weekend, The Posies announced that bass player Joe Skyward, aka Joe Bass, sadly passed away. In 2014, he was diagnosed with prostate cancer that, according to the L.A. Weekly, had metastasized and spread to his skeletal and lymphatic systems. Though Skyward left Seattle for the clear California skies, he was well-known and belovedRead more…

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Rabbit In Your Headlights: A KEXP Easter Video Roundup

Easter is right around the corner, this Sunday, March 27th. Though widely regarded as a Christian holiday, it’ll come as no surprise that the pagans have their hand in this holiday’s traditions, too. Apparently in medieval times, rabbits were thought to be hermaphrodites who could reproduce without loss of virginity… kinda like the Virgin Mary,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Dancing In The Dark with The Boss

Bruce Springsteen is playing tonight, right next door to KEXP’s New Home at Key Arena. He’ll be revisiting his 1980 album The River, which was just re-released as a 35th anniversary box set at the end of last year. If you can’t get tickets, watching videos on YouTube could be the next best thing. TheRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Malik Taylor, aka Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest, passed away yesterday at the age of 45, as a result of complications due to diabetes. Taylor formed A Tribe Called Quest with his childhood best friends in 1985, releasing their now-legendary debut People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm in 1990. His familyRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/28

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, December 28th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kenny Rogers (R) The Late Show withRead more…

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KEXP Photographers Top 10 Albums of 2015

This week, as we continue to post KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, we also want to share the favorites of KEXP’s extremely talented and dedicated volunteer photographers, who generously donate so much of their time and talent to give everyone direct access to the hundreds of live sessions, concerts and events atRead more…

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Thursday Music News

As we mentioned in yesterday’s News Round-up, Dinosaur Jr. celebrated the 30th anniversary of their debut album with a seven-night residency at New York’s Bowery Ballroom. During the week, Kurt Vile came out to join them as a special guest, and last night, Dino Jr frontman J Mascis returned the favor, backing Vile during aRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/7

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, December 7th: Conan: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Tuesday, December 8th: The Late Show withRead more…

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