Tag Archives: Mastodon

Friday Music News

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Jack White dished on his old bandmate Meg White, who he says has always been a “hermit,” and is “one of those people who won’t high-five me when I get the touchdown.” He added, “All the not-talking didn’t matter, because onstage? Nothing I do will top that.” [Pitchfork]Read more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Record Store Day 2012: The Top Vinyl Releases

Earlier in our coverage of Record Store Day 2012, KEXP has covered both the full list of record exclusives and live events around Seattle; however, amidst the many, many special releases available this weekend, we’ve highlighted the vinyl releases that we’re super excited about. Arcade Fire - “Sprawl II” (Mountains Beyond Mountains)  Courtesy of MergeRead more...

Posted in Event Spotlight, KEXP, Record Store Day | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Music News

The Dirty Projectors -- sans vocalist Angel Deradoorian (pictured above), who is on hiatus -- have just announced a huge summer tour with openers Wye Oak and Purity Ring to follow suit.  A full track list, as well as tour dates and presale information, can be found here. Feist and Mastodon’s upcoming collaborative effort, Feistodon,Read more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Nate

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

Posted in 2011 Countdown, KEXP | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 25 I think we are all still recovering from the Block Party today. Tuesday, July 26 *Fences @ Sonic Boom Records (Ballard) (FREE) (info) Fresh off an amazing performance at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Christopher Mansfield (aka Fences) plays a much smaller stage at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. Come check outRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Live Around Town | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sonic Roundup 6/28

Bon Iver continues to make headlines after the release of his latest Bon Iver, Bon Iver, whether it’s rave reviews or pointless namecalling. However you swing on the matter, there’s no denying the man’s got talent, and recently took to the studio for a piano-laden double cover of Bonnie Raitt‘s “I Can’t Make You LoveRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Sonic Roundup | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Monday News Mash-Up

Sometimes the best gifts come in large, multi-men packages. Broken Social Scene and their hairy harem are working on a new album with famed producer and Tortoise/ The Sea and Cake member, John McEntire. If you want to catch a glimpse of the guys, you can find ‘em at Soma Electronic Music Studio in ChicagoRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News, New York | Also tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thursday News Threads

In somewhat interesting though, in retrospect, largely unimportant news, Radiohead was encouraged by their management to split up prior to releasing In Rainbows. According to Brian Message of Courtyard Management, the band couldn’t put their written songs to tape. If only more managers were like Courtyard... Multi-instrumentalist and former member of Wilco, Jay Bennett, isRead more...

Posted in KEXP, Music News, New York | Also tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories