Tag Archives: Lou Reed

Monday Music News

We’ve been hearing a lot about 2014 releases, but Third Man Records is already talkin’ about 2015 -- that’s when the new album from The Dead Weather comes out. Can’t wait that long? The supergroup of Jack White, Alison Mosshart of the Kills, Dean Fertita of Queens of the Stone Age, and Jack Lawrence ofRead more...

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KEXP Suggests Soul Poet: A Lou Reed Tribute at the Northwest Film Forum

On Saturday, November 30th at 9:00 PM, the Northwest Film Forum will host a night for Seattle to remember and pay tribute to the legendary Lou Reed, who sadly passed away last month from liver disease. And NWFF is inviting you to participate in this one-night party by sending links of what you want toRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Earlier this week, we announced a new Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks album was due out in January, and today we can share a new single with you. Stream the lyric video for “Lariat” below. The new album, delightfully titled Wig Out at Jagbags, is due out January 7th on Matador Records. [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

We’re sad to report that local rising surf band La Luz were in a severe accident that totaled their van, destroyed their gear, and incurred injuries to the band members. For those who feel compelled to help the band get back on their feet, their label Hardly Art has set up a Paypal account forRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Twin Shadow, aka George Lewis Jr, has shared an outstanding tribute to late rock star Lou Reed, of The Velvet Underground, who passed away on Sunday. Twin Shadow used this week’s offering of his “Under the CVRS” series to pay his respects to Reed’s outstanding career with a cover of his song “Perfect Day.” It’sRead more...

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R.I.P. Lou Reed

Lou Reed, one of the most influential artists of our time, has sadly passed away today at the age of 71. Cause of death has not yet been reported, however Reed underwent a liver transplant earlier this year. John Richards, host of The Morning Show on KEXP and Associate Program Director, has said, “We areRead more...

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Monday Music News

Following her arrest for hash possession last Thursday, Fiona Apple made her first statement on the arrest during a show in Houston the following night. Apple noted that while “most of [the people involved in her arrest] were very nice to me”, Apple claimed that four related persons partook in “inappropriate and probably illegal” behavior.Read more...

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Friday on My Mind: The Oscars Edition - KEXP’s Favorite Songs Used in Movies

It’s Friday, therefore it’s time for Friday on My Mind, a weekly blog post centered around a different music related theme each week. This feature is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This upcoming Sunday Feb. 26th, the 84th Annual Academy Awards will be taking place. To mark the occasion, this weekRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Real Estate have announced a Spring tour and will be playing at Neptune Theater on April 20th. While they haven’t officially announced an opener for their Seattle show yet, most American dates are being backed by Melbourne band Twerps. If you haven’t checked out Real Estate’s excellent 2011 release Days yet, do so now. OnRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The Stone Roses sold 225,000 tickets within minutes of their announcement of an impending 2012 worldwide reunion tour, but apparently they couldn’t wait -- the band appeared on stage at The Ritz, in their home town Manchester for a benefit concert for the victims of Hillsborough. Video of the performance, the band’s first in 15Read more...

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