Tag Archives: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

KEXP Suggests: Spekulation with The Teaching @ Royal Room 6/19

Seattle band The Teaching has the distinction of being the only group featured on an instrumental track from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ album, The Heist, a 5-minute song called “BomBom”, full with dramatic rises and falls that has the listener feeling like he’s in a musical storm at sea. The Teaching, who were recommended toRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Mixtape 2013

Sunscreen for the Eastern Washington sun? Check. Sleeping bag for the few moments you’ll be able to sleep? Check? Earplugs for when your ‘drums need a break? Check. Booty shorts for dancin’? Check. High energy bars for, uh… energy? Check. Roadtrip music for the journey out to The Gorge? Double and triple check! We’ve gotRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis made an appearance on The Colbert Report last night to play “Same Love” and also dish on various questions about their independent release of The Heist, the music biz, fame, and how hip-hop is evolving from its misogynistic and homophobic past. Colbert asks the poignant question “Old rap people say thingsRead more…

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Friday Music News

The National have a whole lot of new stuff on their plate – the release of their sixth studio album, Trouble Will Find Me, a new documentary, and a MOMA exhibit – just to name a few. Last night, to promote all of these ventures, they went on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and debutedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis just released the official music video for “Can’t Hold Us” featuring Ray Dalton. Watch it now: One album we still can’t get over from last year is Parquet Courts Light Up Gold – the Brooklyn punk that came from the melding of members of Fergus & Geronimo and Teenage Cool Kids. NoiseyRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of their Give Up, album The Postal Service is heading out on tour. The duo of Dntel’s Jimmy Tamborello and Death Cab’s Ben Gibbard released this video (done by Sub Pop Records) to share their story. It tells the humble story of how these two made such an impactRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2013 Lineup Announcement!

In a video previewing the twelfth annual Sasquatch! Festival, comedian Nick Offerman (better known as Ron Swanson from Parks and Recreation) claims that the fest’s 2013 lineup will feature Merle Haggard, the original lineup of Menudo and “the great Gloria Robertson-Smith”. As we know now, none of those three acts will be performing at theRead more…

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Mackemore and Ryan Lewis Sell Out… for a sandwich

Watch, in the latest Funny or Die video, as local hip-hop duo, and apparent shoeless drifters, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis sell out:

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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