Tag Archives: Neon Indian

Live Around Town This Week

Dear God! Once again it’s hard to believe how many amazing live shows will be in town this week. The Arcade Fire, Flaming Lips, Dirty Projectors, The Black Keys, Neon Indian, School of Seven Bells, and more all playing in the span of six days! I couldn’t complain if just one of these shows cameRead more...

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Thursday News Goes Electric

The Grand Rapids Press delivered a story this week which documented the Christian university Calvin College canceled a show happening on their campus featuring The New Pornographers because of the band’s name. The school said they were concerned about people who were beginning to associate the college with pornography as has mistakenly happened for theRead more...

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Out This Week 8/31

Sure, it’s a bit of a slower week this time around, but that shouldn’t keep you from braving the cold rain to pick up this week’s new releases at your favorite record shop. Otherwise, you’d miss the latest from Bobby Bare Jr., a long time friend of KEXP and frequent guest. In fact, Bobby BareRead more...

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Thursday News Lowdown

Andy Hummel, the bassist for Big Star, died Monday at the age of 59 after years of battling cancer. This is only four months after the passing of Big Star’s frontman Alex Chilton passing away in March. Our thoughts go out to Hummel’s family. Read more about him here.

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Sasquatch 2010: Monday

Last year at Sasquatch, Monday was the one day I spent mostly at the main stage. This year, it was the day I spent mostly at the smaller stages, starting with Past Lives at the Yeti Stage. Although I’d waited longer to get in to the festival this day than the previous two, the crowdRead more...

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Song of the Day: Neon Indian - Sleep Paralysist

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday, we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Hip Hop pioneer Guru suffered a heart attack yesterday and remains comatose and in critical condition. According to DJ Premier, Guru’s former partner in the legendary Gang Starr, the 43-year-old rapper, whose real name is Keith Elam, will undergo surgery today. Our thoughts are with him and his family

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Monday News Mash-Up

Sadly, Doug Fieger, frontman of New Wave trailblazers The Knack died yesterday after battling several years with cancer at age 57. Perhaps most famously, Fielder co-wrote and sang the 1979 hit “My Sharona” (revived in 1994 thanks to its inclusion on the Reality Bites soundtrack), but over the last few decades The Knack continued toRead more...

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