Tag Archives: Paul McCartney

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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Thursday Music News

Well, that Paul McCartney/Nirvana thing happened. Macca “jammed” with former grunge-rockers Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic (plus Foo Fighter Pat Smear) at the 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit show at Madison Square Garden last night. The quartet (or “Sirvana,” as Spin has dubbed them) debuted a new song called “Cut Me Some Slack,” which features some furiousRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Songs for Your Seafair Weekend Soundtrack

It’s time for Friday on My Mind, our weekly post where we look at songs and videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News. This week in honor of the Blue Angels airshow, we’re looking at Songs for Your Seafair Weekend Soundtrack.

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Video Roundup: Happy 70th Birthday, Sir Paul McCartney!

Many, many years ago, James Paul McCartney wrote a song asking if his lover would still be with him when he turned 64. For Paul, that year has come and passed, and today, we celebrate loving Macca in his 70th year. Perhaps the most successful songwriter and musician of all time, McCartney’s catalogue of 50+Read more…

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