Tag Archives: Nirvana

Friday on My Mind: Montage of Heck

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck opened Thursday, April 23, as an exclusive engagement in select movie theaters prior to the HBO televisionRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Kurt Cobain Montage of Heck at SIFF 4/23-4/30

For one week only, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the only ever fully authorized portrait of the famed music icon, will screen in Seattle at the SIFF Egyptian theater. Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen will be in attendance on opening night, Thursday, April 23rd, at 7:00 PM. Be sure to tune in to The MorningRead more…

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Monday Music News

Surfer Blood guitarist Thomas Fekete has reached out to the public for funding for his battle against cancer. Fekete underwent surgery a few months ago to have a large tumor from his abdomen, but unfortunately, this rare and aggressive form of cancer has since spread to his lungs and spine. Since insurance will only coverRead more…

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Video Roundup: The King & the Thin White Duke

In a surprising bit of serendipity, two members of musical royalty share a birthday today: Elvis Presley (1935) and David Bowie (1947). The shared date of birth is not lost on the musicians: Bowie wrote his 1975 hit “Golden Years” for Elvis, who turned it down. UK comedian/impersonator Stevie Riks put together this imagined collaboration:Read more…

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Monday Music News

Late last month, Colin Meloy of The Decemberists took to the streets of Brooklyn to announce the Portland band’s new album, What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World, will be out January 20th on Capitol Records. Today, we’ve got the studio version of the track “Make You Better” to share, and it’s even dreamierRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP and Seattle Sounders!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s a 40th birthday! The Seattle Sounders 40th Birthday! The current incarnation of the Seattle Sounders tookRead more…

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Video Roundup: International Lefthanders Day

It’s August 13th, which means it’s International Lefthanders Day, a worldwide initiative kicked off in 1976 to “promote awareness of the inconveniences facing left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world.” And can you imagine the struggles of being a left-handed musician, at that? Guitarists either need to find left-handed guitars, or get right-handed guitars and alterRead more…

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Monday Music News

We’ve got another track from Ex-Hex, a new project led by Mary Timony, formerly of Wild Flag, Helium, and (let’s just throw it out there ’cause they were awesome) Autoclave. Stream the bad-ass track “Beast” below. The debut full-length from this DC power-trio is titled Rips, and comes out 10/7 on Merge Records. [Stereogum]

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Live Review: All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland 2014

This weekend was without a doubt the best music festival I’ve ever been to. I still haven’t been to the greats like SXSW or Primavera Sound, but All Tomorrow’s Parties Iceland went above and beyond your run-of-the-mill weekend festivals like Coachella, Sasquatch, Outside Lands, and Lollapalooza. Thoughtful curation of music, film, and DJs, and aRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

New wave pioneers New Order are currently on tour in the US right now, and have slowly been unveiling their first new music in nine years. Earlier this year, they shared the track “Singularity,” and then, last night in Chicago, they debuted another new one titled “Plastic.” Watch fan-shot footage of the new song below.Read more…

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