Tag Archives: Patti Smith

Friday Music News

New York synthpop duo Chairlift have shared a surprise, new track called “Get Real” on Spotify. They first mentioned the song on twitter 3 years ago, but it was never officially released, until now. It’s a smooth, soulful number that showcases Caroline Polachek’s amazing vocals. [SPIN] Last year, Thom Yorke and Patti Smith performed atRead more…

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Thursday Music News

CHVRCHES and Death Cab for Cutie have recently hit the road together, and last night in Charleston, SC, frontwoman Lauren Mayberry joined the Seattle band on stage for “Brothers on a Hotel Bed,” a track from 2005’s Plans. Watch fan shot video of their collaboration below. We’ve also got fan shot footage of frontman BenRead more…

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What a Fool Believes: KEXP’s April 1st Video Roundup

Like the graphic says, it’s Monday, April 1st… April Fools! (We shouldn’t even joke about that; that’s so mean.) While the internet is abundant with bait-and-switch jokes, KEXP is keeping it real with this April 1st playlist. We pity the fool who doesn’t enjoy this foolish mix of music:

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Video Roundup: Dancing In The Dark with The Boss

Bruce Springsteen is playing tonight, right next door to KEXP’s New Home at Key Arena. He’ll be revisiting his 1980 album The River, which was just re-released as a 35th anniversary box set at the end of last year. If you can’t get tickets, watching videos on YouTube could be the next best thing. TheRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/18

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, January 18th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Hank Williams Jr. Tuesday, January 19th: JimmyRead more…

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Live Review: Patti Smith at The Moore Theatre 1/5

“I’M FUCKING OLD!” shouted Patti Smith, the legendary Godmother of Punk, to the crowd at The Moore Theatre, her tiny fists raised to the ceiling. “And I hope I get even older!” In fact, when Smith shared her age to the audience (69 years old, as a matter of fact), it was hard to believe.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Patti Smith // photo credit: Brittney Bollay (view set) Monday, January 4th: • KEXP, STG, and True West Presents Patti Smith at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, January 5th: • KEXP, STG, and True West Presents Patti Smith at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) Wednesday, January 6th: •Read more…

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Video Roundup: Six More Degrees of Greg Dulli

Today, Thursday, September 17th, KEXP celebrates Six Degrees of Greg Dulli Day, where our DJs will demonstrate their “on-the-fly” programming skills all kicked off by a song by the charismatic frontman of The Afghan Whigs, The Twilight Singers, and The Gutter Twins. Wanna watch DJs John Richards, Troy Nelson, and Kevin Cole flail about theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

While we’d naturally prefer you to keep listening to KEXP, there’s several great full album streams out today, too. Yo La Tengo share their forthcoming full-length, Stuff Like That There, which hits stores August 28th via Matador Records (stream here). Much like the band’s 1990 release Fakebook, the album consists of covers, and reunites themRead more…

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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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