Tag Archives: Patti Smith

KEXP announces partnership with OFF Festival

“Discover new music at KEXP”. You’ve probably heard those words countless times while listening to KEXP and watching our videos. In our relentless pursuit to achieve this goal, we search deeply within the Northwest community and more broadly around the world. Sometimes along the way we find not just great new bands but also fellowRead more…

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Monday Music News

Earlier this month, Sufjan Stevens released his long-awaited full-length, Carrie & Lowell, to rave reviews. Today, he shares the non-album track “Exploring Whale,” which he’s been selling on 7″ during his current tour. Stream the track below, and get your copy on Wednesday, June 10th or Thursday, June 11th when he stops by The Paramount.Read more…

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Video Roundup: April Fool’s Day

It’s the annual April Fool’s Day Video Round-up, a compilation of jokes and fools for your viewing and listening pleasure! You can prank me later. What will April Fool’s Day 2015 bring? Here’s hoping someone tries to top last year’s Flaming Lips release, “Sell Out,” or Björk’s 2009 announcement that she’d joined Led Zeppelin. IfRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 19th • Patti Smith at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Black Breath, Harm’s Way, Theories, Ill Intent, Earth Control, Wreck at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, January 20th • Death Cab for Cutie, Say Hi at the Crocodile // All Ages SOLD OUT (more info) • RussianRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Like all good things from the ’90s, The Juliana Hatfield Three are back! It’s been 22 years since the release of their breakthrough album Become What You Are, but on February 17th, 2015 they’ll return with Whatever, My Love via American Laundromat. Today, they share the first single “If I Could,” which hardcore Hatfield fansRead more…

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Video Roundup: Birthday with The Boss

Today, Bruce Springsteen turns 65 years old. SIXTY-FIVE. After a seven-year-old Bruce saw Elvis Presley performing on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1956, he knew he wanted to be a musician. Even as a teenager, he played concerts at Jersey trailer parks and at the Elks Lodge. And, somehow, over fifty years later, he hasRead more…

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Video Roundup: April Fool’s Day

It’s April Fool’s Day, so we’re celebrating with a video round-up of your favorite Huey Lewis & the News songs! April Fool’s! We’re actually sharing a round-up of some of our favorite “foolish” songs for you on this festive day. It’s our way to say “thank you” for supporting KEXP over the years, as ourRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

After seven years together, Vivian Girls are calling it quits. They wrote on their Facebook page, “It’s been a long and crazy journey in the seven years since, and we feel as though the time has finally come to let our band rest in peace. It’s been an experience that we’ll look back on andRead more…

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Video Roundup: Fools Rush In – An April Fool’s Playlist

As they say in Texas, “Fool me once, shame on… shame on you… fool me, can’t get fooled again!” But you can get fooled all you want, right here with our April Fool’s Day Video Roundup. It’s safe, it’s easy… no whoopee cushions, exploding cigars or Weasley Whiz-bangs… just good songs about being fool. YouRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s the Spring Fundraising Drive on KEXP all this week. What a great way to be a part of the celebration of amazing listener powered music and make a donation to power the music that you love. (Make a donation at: 206-903-5397) Right after you do that, there are plenty of good shows to pickRead more…

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