Tag Archives: Levon Helm

R.I.P. Levon Helm

It was reported recently that Levon Helm, founding member of The Band, an award winning drummer and instrumentalist in his own right, was “in the final stages of his battle with cancer.” Today comes the sad news that Levon Helm has passed away. According to the Levon Helms Studios website, “Levon Helm passed peacefully thisRead more…

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Bon Iver wins Grammy x2

Congratulations to Bon Iver for winning two Grammys last night for New Artist and Alternative Album! While this year’s nominees included a healthy dose of KEXP favorites — Fleet Foxes, The Decemberists, The Black Keys, Wilco, Death Cab for Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Radiohead, Foster The People, and so on — only Bon Iver emergedRead more…

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Out This Week 6/30

A pretty slow week, but then again, how do you compete with a new Wilco album? That alone should send you to your local music store, but while you’re there, be sure to pick up Moby‘s latest, the Bjork DVD, which we reviewed here, and Levon Helm‘s second release in two years — it’s theRead more…

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