Tag Archives: Leonard Cohen

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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Live Around Town This Week

With November gently rolling in there’s no excuse not to go out and see some live music in Seattle. The week starts slowly with a couple local shows and just builds from there. Tilly and the Wall are at Neumos on Monday night, and Those Darlins’, Heavy Cream, and The Mad Caps are at SunsetRead more...

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Friday Music News

Former R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has been mostly quiet since the legendary alternative rock pioneers disbanded last year, but he’s broken that silence in a loud way this morning. “10 Million BC”, the first taste of his forthcoming solo album, was premiered this morning, and it sounds like nothing Buck has ever done, R.E.M. orRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Silversun Pickups are now streaming their new album Neck Of The Woods via MTV. If you are a fan of the band’s past work, Neck Of The Woods will not disappoint in the slightest. Listen to it below and grab it when it comes out next week! Also, make sure to see Silversun Pickups atRead more...

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Out This Week 1/31

Remember when Merge Records was synonymous with genre-defining indie rock and had a whole roster of bands whose albums you couldn’t wait to get your hands on? Well, guess what? They still are, and do! The venerable Durham, North Carolina, label proves they’re still up to their game with two releases this week in heavyRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The week starts with welcome news of Decemberists keyboardist Jenny Conlee, whose breast cancer has gone into remission. Conlee was diagnosed back in May, causing her to miss several performances on the band’s tour in the subsequent months. Thankfully, it appears she’s back for good. Meloy announced the news via his Twitter, exclaiming “For thoseRead more...

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Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Canada!

Today, July 1, is Canada Day, a celebration of all things Canadian. For those who need to brush up on their history, it was on this day in 1867 that saw the enactment of the British North America Act, which united the three British colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of CanadaRead more...

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Valentine’s Day Video Roundup: Songs of Love and Hate

In celebration of this, the lovingest of days, John Richards spins the “Songs of Love and Hate” on the Morning Show. Tune in today from 6AM to 10AM to hear songs of yearning, lust, loss, and heartbreak from The Smiths, Pixies, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Leonard Cohen, The Cure and many others. Then,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, December 7 FRAZEY FORD with Tony Fulgham @ The Tractor Tavern Frazey Ford is best known as a member of Vancouver folk trio The Be Good Tanyas. The sultry-sounding songbird from released her solo debut Obadiah in July and it’s full of her velvety vocals and tender but impassioned songwriting. “Blue Streak Mama” inRead more...

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