Tag Archives: Nick Cave

Friday Music News

The unstoppable Kristin Hersh is at it again. Earlier this Spring, the Throwing Muses frontwoman released a new EP with her noise project 50 Foot Wave, and now she has a solo full-length out this Fall, a double CD/hardcover book combo titled Wyatt at the Coyote Palace. Stream the first single “Soma Gone Slapstick” below,Read more…

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Album Review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

The cover of Skeleton Tree, the sixteenth studio album by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds is the most minimal and least revealing artwork of their career. Against a black backdrop in computerized font, the title of the record glares menacingly like the stuck screen of a heart rate monitor. It’s quite ironic actually, givenRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Mavis Staples releases another teaser off of her February 19th album, Livin’ on a High Note, the Nick Cave written “Jesus Lay Down Beside Me” which is available below. The album, produced by M. Ward, features songs written by a variety of artists specifically for the 76-year-old R&B titan-esse, featuring credits as varied as Aloe Blacc, JustinRead more…

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Listeners Respond to “Start Making Sense”

Last week, KEXP Executive Director Tom Mara addressed the recent violence in Paris, Colorado Springs, and San Bernardino—and the power of music to help us deal with tragedy—in a letter to donors entitled “Start Making Sense.” Tom’s letter prompted a number of inspiring replies. And because support from music lovers like you makes everything atRead more…

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Thursday Music News

If you’ve ever wanted to put Nick Cave in your pocket, now’s your chance! LA-based toy company Plasticgod will release six different variations of a mini-figurine based on the iconic frontman, each named after a different song of his. Just check out the detail in the “Red Right Hand” model! Each lil’ guy will setRead more…

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Thursday Music News

If you missed the SIFF screening of the Nick Cave semi-documentary 20,000 Days On Earth, you’ll be excited to know the film will see a nationwide release on September 19th. To commemorate the release, Cave shares a previously unreleased track from the Push the Sky Away sessions, including the track “Give Us a Kiss” whichRead more…

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Monday Music News

KEXP DJs are counting the days ’til the release of the new album from Swedish sister duo First Aid Kit. Their third full-length, Stay Gold, won’t be out until June 10th on Columbia Records, but we’ve got this Swedish TV performance to tide us over in the meanwhile. Watch them perform the track “My SilverRead more…

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Live Review: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds w/ Sharon Van Etten @ Paramount Theatre 4/7/13

Sunday night, rock pioneer Nick Cave returned to Seattle in support of the excellent new Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds record Push The Sky Away. Unsurprisingly, Cave played an insurmountable show in grandiose fashion. Mixing the best of Push with a dozen or more classics, Cave and his band brought the house down. WithRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last week the straight outta the mosh pit quartet The Men released the first song from their upcoming album New Moon – “Electric” carries on their direct and loud, but sincere and present, approach to punk. If anything can remind us what it’s like to sweat gallons at a show and wash it all downRead more…

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Out This Week 8/28

Divine Fits top this week’s list of new releases. The much anticipated project featuring Dan Boeckner (ex-Handsome Furs, Wolf Parade), Spoon frontman Britt Daniel and New Bomb Turks drummer Sam Brown, finally debuts with A Thing Called Divine Fits, which our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “a rock-solid set of concise, sharply crafted pop-rock withRead more…

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