Tag Archives: Nirvana

KEXP DJs and Staff Remember Kurt Cobain

It’s a day that stands out in the memory of any music lover: on April 8th, 1994, it was announced to the public that the body of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain had been found on dead in his home on Lake Washington Boulevard in Seattle. Whether you lived in Seattle at the time or not,Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

In KEXP’s ongoing bid to make The War on Drugs “The Most Popular Band in the World,” we present to you the music video for the track “Red Eyes,” which features the Philadelphia boys as hosts of a kooky talent competition. Their album, Lost in the Dream, comes out March 18th on Secretly Canadian, andRead more...

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Monday Music News

She didn’t win the Oscar, but Yeah Yeah Yeah’s frontwoman Karen O won the hearts of television viewers with her charming rendition of “The Moon Song” from the motion picture Her. She was joined on stage by Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig on acoustic guitar to perform the nominated track at the 86th Academy Awards lastRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Go Seattle!

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. Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us. This year the battle will take place at The MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NewRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Too stuffed from holiday treats to get up and change the record? Why not put on this 22-minute-long new track from Portland psych-rockers Unknown Mortal Orchestra! Grandma will love it! [Pitchfork]

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Friday on My Mind: 20th Anniversary of Nirvana’s In Utero

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. It may be hard to believe, but it’s been twenty years since the release of Nirvana’s In Utero. The band’s third andRead more...

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Thursday Music News

We’re celebrating “Celebrating Nothing,” a brand new single from NYC electropop duo Phantogram, out September 30th on a self-titled EP from Republic. [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 9/24

Is today really the day you can get a free Nirvana tattoo? Why, yes it is. From noon to 6PM today at Seattle’s Silver Platters (and a couple of other places in the U.S.), you can get the squiggly Nirvana smiley face tattooed permanently on your body for free... well, for free if you pickRead more...

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Monday Music News

Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is on a hunger strike, protesting an atmosphere of “slave labor” in her Russian prison. Today, she writes in a letter proliferated by her husband, “I am going on hunger strike and refusing to participate in colony slave labor. I will do this until the administration starts obeying the law andRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Jacuzzi Boys, a.k.a. Miami’s fun-in-the-hot-tub boys of warm and fuzzy summer garage crooning, have “Be My Prism” from their upcoming self-titled album on Hardly Art. Not only catchy and pretty, the track gets steadily more both of those things as it progresses. Their album will be out on September 10th. [Fader]

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