Tag Archives: Pearl Jam

Live Photos: Pearl Jam @ Adams Event Center, University of Montana 9/30

photos and review by Jim Bennett Jeff Ament grew up working summers on a farm next door to Jon Tester’s farm in the tiny Montana town of Big Sandy (pop. 700). Now, Jeff has been playing with Pearl Jam for over 20 years and Jon Tester is a U.S. Senator. In true Pearl Jam styleRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Perhaps one of the year’s most anticipated releases, Coexist, the sophomore effort from the xx, is now streaming at NPR as part of the First Listen series ahead of its September 11th release date. The band played a sold-out show at the Showbox at the Market in July, and will return to Seattle to playRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Pearl Jam’s Ten

It’s time for Friday on My Mind. This is the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we look at videos centered around a common theme. Today’s theme is Pearl Jam’s Ten. Boeing, coffee, Nirvana, the Space Needle, Jimi Hendrix, rain, Rainer... the list could on and on about what and who peopleRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Animal Collective is back! On the heels of new single “Honeycomb”, the band has announced that new album Centipede Hz will be out in September, released through Domino Records. The band says that Centipede Hz will take them back to their roots, away from the sampling-heavy nature of Merriweather Post Pavilion and back to theRead more...

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Agitated Atmosphere: C.J. Boyd - West Coasting Volume 1: Dreams Like This Must Die

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmosphere hopes to pull back the curtain on a wealthRead more...

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Video Roundup: Grunge is/not Dead!

Perhaps no other day marks Seattle music history like April 5. Eighteen years ago today, Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain took his life. Eight years later, on April 5, Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley died from a drug overdose. But also on April 5, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready was born. (AIC’s original bassist Mike Starr wasRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Seminal Seattle Artists

Happy Friday everyone. It’s time for another round of Friday on My Mind,  when we present you a different musical idea every Friday.  These posts are a joint effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This week, we’re discussing three seminal Seattle artists. Nirvana One of the world’s most influential bands of the past 20Read more...

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Music News: Pearl Jam Honors Late Fan, Replaces Stolen Guitar

Pearl Jam gave one fan a very merry Christmas. The band reached out to a Vermont man after they learned an autographed guitar they’d presented to his dying brother nearly twenty years ago had been stolen from his home. According to the Boston Herald, Ben Hardy, 34, was heartbroken over the loss of the FenderRead more...

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Live Review: Pearl Jam @ Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, 9/25

You may have seen Pearl Jam 100 times. You may never have seen them. One thing that holds true today, 20 years into their career: They are simply a terrific live rock and roll show, from several perspectives.

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Out This Week 9/20

Okay, it’s not quite the mega-list like last week’s roundup of new releases, but there’s plenty to choose from this week too. Topping the list is Pearl Jam Twenty, the motion picture soundtrack to the Cameron Crowe-directed concert film/insider band profile chronicling the rise and resilience of this quintessential Seattle band. Thousands of hours ofRead more...

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