Tag Archives: Pearl Jam

R.I.P. Rick Parashar

This week, Seattle lost a shining star as legendary producer Rick Parashar passed away on Thursday. With his brother Raj, Rick Parashar founded London Bridge Studios, where many of Seattle’s iconic records were recorded, including Pearl Jam’s Ten, Soundgarden’s Louder Than Love, Alice in Chains’ Dirt, Blind Melon’s self-titled LP, Mother Love Bone’s Shine EP,Read more...

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Music Match Update: All In ... the Family

Like many of us, KEXP music lover Bernadette credits her family for influencing her musical tastes — both good and bad. “My sister had 8-tracks of Steve Miller Band and Fleetwod Mac,” she recalls. “We all gave her s**t about liking Bread, but I credit her for playing the first 45 I heard: Elton John’sRead more...

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Artists Share the Love: “All In Music Match” Update

When it’s completed, KEXP’s New Home at Seattle Center will enable us to serve everyone better: music lovers like you, the city of Seattle, and the artists that make “music that matters.” And right now, in a terrific show of support for the biggest undertaking in KEXP history, some heavyweight local musicians are doing theirRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Red, White, and Blue!

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. It’s Fourth of July again everyone. I just read that the 2nd of July during 1776 was the actual day that theRead more...

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Monday Music News

We’ve got a new Shabazz Palaces track to share today, with, quite possibly, one of the best song titles ever: “#CAKE.” The sophomore release from the spacey Seattle duo is titled Lese Majesty, out 7/29 on Sub Pop. They’ll be LIVE on KEXP on Monday, August 4th at 3:00 PM PT. [Stereogum]

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Wednesday Music News

UK band Glass Animals thrilled us with their Morning Show session last week from The Cutting Room Studios in New York, and today they thrill us with a new music video for the track “Pools.” Their debut album, ZABA, comes out June 9th on Harvest Records. [Under the Radar]

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Wednesday Music News

In quite possibly the best music news of the day (IMHO), Parquet Courts have unveiled the music video to the track “Sunbathing Animal,” starring the inspiration for that song, Frida, beloved cat companion to frontman Andrew Savage. The song is also the title track of the band’s forthcoming album, out June 3rd in the U.S.Read more...

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Video Roundup: Super Bowl Seattle Celebration

Seattle is hot with football fever as the Seattle Seahawks head to Super Bowl XLVIII this Sunday, February 2nd! To show our hometown pride, DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will be playing nothing but local music on Friday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PT. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll recently shared withRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Go Seattle!

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. Super Bowl Sunday is almost upon us. This year the battle will take place at The MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NewRead more...

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Live Video: John Doe with Mike McCready

We were already honored to have legendary musician John Doe of punk pioneers X joining us in the KEXP studio, so you can’t imagine our surprise when he walked in with the also-legendary Mike McCready of Pearl Jam. Doe’s musical partner Exene Cervenka caught a cold during the Seattle stop for the band’s cleverly-named “X-MasRead more...

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