Tag Archives: Leonard Cohen

2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Monday Music News

The bad news continues to roll through the music world: singer/songwriter Leon Russell died in his sleep yesterday morning in Nashville. No cause of death has been cited for the 74-year-old musician, but NBC News reports a number of prior health conditions, including surgery to stop leaking brain fluid in 2010, and suffering a heartRead more…

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R.I.P. Leonard Cohen

2016 continues to take so much away from us. Today, the world mourns the death of a ladies’ man, Leonard Cohen, at age 82. His Facebook page reports: It is with profound sorrow we report that legendary poet, songwriter and artist, Leonard Cohen has passed away. We have lost one of music’s most revered andRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/24

Last week, we got the seventh solo album from Conor Oberst. This week, we’ve got a box set from his old project, Bright Eyes. You get six remastered, reissued vinyl copies of Fevers and Mirrors (2000), LIFTED or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2002), I’m Wide Awake, It’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Today, legendary singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen celebrates his 82nd birthday, and we’re the ones who get a present. Check out the title track from his upcoming release, You Want It Darker, out October 21st via Sony. A press release explains, “Cohen created this hypnotic groove with the addition of Montreal’s Cantor Gideon Zelermyer and the ShaarRead more…

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SIFF Face The Music 2016 Preview: A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story

A Song For You: The Austin City Limits Story (Directed by Keith Maitland, USA, 2016, 91 minutes) Festival screenings: Thursday, June 2 at 9:00 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival Saturday, June 4 at 3:00 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival [Director Keith Maitland and Producer Sarah Wilson scheduled to attend both screenings] In 1975,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Issaquah hometown heroes Modest Mouse returned to late night TV after six years with a stop by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Watch them perform the track “Lampshades on Fire” off their first new album in eight years, Strangers to Ourselves. You can catch the mice on Saturday, May 23rd at the Sasquatch MusicRead more…

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Out This Week 9/23

It’s the first day of Autumn, and the new releases are falling all over the place. The sophomore release from Alt-J is finally officially out. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates notes, “this English band carries on with their second album, a generally more subdued, organic and atmospheric take on the band’s quirky, expansive prog-pop, combiningRead more…

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Video Roundup: National Senior Citizens Day

Frankly, every damn day should be National Senior Citizens Day (sorry for the language, gramma), but August 21st is officially the day we honor the elders in our community. The day was designated in 1988 by then-president Ronald Reagan, who added, “For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish,Read more…

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Friday on My Mind: Songs for Our Friends at KOMO News

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. We here at KEXP want to reach out and offer our support and condolences to the KOMO News team who suffered anRead more…

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