Tag Archives: Paul McCartney

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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Thursday Music News

From late night TV to KEXP: Swedish songstress Lykke Li took to Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to perform a track from her latest album, I Never Learn, as well as her contribution to the soundtrack for the film The Fault in Our Stars. Watch her perform the single “No Rest For The Wicked” below,Read more…

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Friday Music News

The release of Jack White‘s highly anticipated album Lazaretto is just around the corner (June 10), and he’s already shared the title track and the intense instrumental “High Ball Stepper.” Today, White has gifted the world with a third single. “Just One Drink” sounds like a rustic, southern rocker that bands like CCR and theRead more…

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Monday Music News

The Flaming Lips have plans to release a new EP based on the themes from the novel Ender’s Game. Originally, the group had signed on to write a song for the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s well-known book, but decided to extend the scope of the project to an album. The name of theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The Men have graced us with yet another track from their upcoming acoustic EP Campfire Songs, which was literally recorded around a campfire. “Turn Your Colors” showcases the band’s ability to create an emotive track that almost relies entirely on their instrumental prowess. The sweeping guitars and pounding drums make me hungry for S’mores. [Stereogum]

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Monday Music News

Cut Copy released their new single in the most novel way I’ve heard in a long time — at Pitchfork, you could claim a vinyl copy of the single as long as you were one of the first 120 to arrive. The one-sided record was then cut and pressed before you, and engraved with theRead more…

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Exclusive KEXP Interview: Sir Paul McCartney

How does arguably the most beloved musician in the world kill time as his limo races through the streets of Seattle with full police escort? He waves to his thronging mobs of fans with one hand and calls KEXP with the other. Ever the industrious overachiever! Sir Paul McCartney wanted to check in with SeattleRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Welcome to Seattle, Sir Paul McCartney!

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 Paul McCartney will be making his way to Seattle’s Safeco Field for a sold out show. It will be the firstRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of their Give Up, album The Postal Service is heading out on tour. The duo of Dntel’s Jimmy Tamborello and Death Cab’s Ben Gibbard released this video (done by Sub Pop Records) to share their story. It tells the humble story of how these two made such an impactRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Super Bowl

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. As the 2013 Super Bowl nears, we’re looking at Super Bowl related songs and performances. The game was created as part ofRead more…

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