Tag Archives: Paul Westerberg

Monday Music News

In a wonderful example of “you never know unless you ask,” powerhouses Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs are teaming up for a collaborative album, titled case/lang/veirs, out June 17th via ANTI- Records. Check out their first single “Atomic Number” below, as well as an album trailer. A few years ago, lang emailed theRead more…

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Song of the Day: I Don’t Cares – King of America

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “King of America” byRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Danish psych-pop band Mew returned this year with their sixth full-length, +/-, and today they share a fantastical video for the track “Making Friends.” Frontman Jonas Bjerre told Under the Radar, “The video is inspired by copper lithographs, imaginary friends, and Italian horror movie posters from the 70’s. The backgrounds, although hardly recognizable, are shotRead more…

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Monday Music News

Midday Show faves Spoon plan to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Gimme Fiction with a double-album remastered version, out December 11th via Merge Records. The deluxe edition will feature 12 previously unreleased demos and nine bonus tracks, including the home-recorded version of “Was It You?” that you can stream below. The release also features aRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bob Dylan Revisited

This weekend, Bob Dylan and his Band will sing out from the beautiful stage at The Paramount for a three-night engagement, from Friday, October 17th to Sunday, October 19th. The Seattle dates actually kick off the North American portion of what’s being called Never Ending Tour 2014, a joking reference to the fact that DylanRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Father’s Day

Forget ties or golf clubs — for a KEXP Dad, we’re celebrating Father’s Day with a video roundup, featuring everything from folk to electronic. Music is one of the first ways we bond with our fathers: from listening to records together, having the radio on in the car on the way to school, or maybeRead more…

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Music News: Songs for Slim to Benefit Slim Dunlap

The Replacements were one of the most original and influential rock bands of the 1980s. Their hard-drinking ways made them infamous to many clubs in the Twin Cities and around the country — including the time when they got themselves famously banned from Saturday Night Live after a particularly intoxicated performance — but it, sadly,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

In probably the most unexpected news of the month (year?), The Replacements are back. Singer/guitarist Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson recently reunited to record a 10″ EP of covers under the seminal Minneapolis band’s name that will be auctioned off to benefit former guitarist Slim Dunlap, who suffered a stroke earlier this year. FoundingRead more…

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Monday Music News

Following her arrest for hash possession last Thursday, Fiona Apple made her first statement on the arrest during a show in Houston the following night. Apple noted that while “most of [the people involved in her arrest] were very nice to me”, Apple claimed that four related persons partook in “inappropriate and probably illegal” behavior.Read more…

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R.I.P. Davy Jones of The Monkees

You’ve probably heard the sad news by now that 60’s teen heartthrob Davy Jones, leader of The Monkees, died today at age 66. Although the band was formed as what we’d consider today as a marketing ploy, a sort of Americanized Beatles, their appeal grew astronomically, and young girls and boys all around the countryRead more…

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