Tag Archives: Peter Gabriel

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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Friday on My Mind: Happy Birthday, John Cusack

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. John Cusack celebrates his 48th birthday tomorrow. That’s right - let that one sink in. Lloyd Dobler is almost 50. Originally bornRead more...

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Friday Music News

Last night Nirvana was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with enthusiasm and fanfare fit for one of the most influential bands of our time. With the 20th anniversary of frontman Kurt Cobain‘s death barely behind us, there was the question of who would fill in for him at the induction ceremony.Read more...

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Thursday Music News

A student at Virginia Tech has to be giving credit for creating on of the most random news stories to surface in a while. This student sent an amusing and confusing email to local label Sub Pop, urging Nirvana to reunite and record a school-spirited video for Virginia Tech’s homecoming. To fully understand just howRead more...

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New Donor Challenge: Knockout!

The KEXP Blog makes me want to punch somebody. It’s that good. There’s no other blog quite like it. You enjoy bird’s-eye-view videos of performances at our Seattle studios and KEXP events throughout the community. You can download Song of the Day selections that are curated with the same attention to detail each of our on-air hosts brings toRead more...

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Review Revue: Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel

Do I really have to introduce you to Peter Gabriel? No, I don’t think I do, but if you’ve never heard him before and need me to stand outside your window with a boombox playing “Shock the Monkey,” just let me know in the comments. Before So, the album featuring the song used in theRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Handsome Furs may have called it quits, but member Dan Boeckner has started a new band with the help of Britt Daniel of Spoon and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks. The band will called themselves Divine Fits and will release a record on Merge later this year. Yeasayer have announced a new record thatRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Best Songs from a Cameron Crowe Movie

Today sees the release of We Bought a Zoo, the latest film from Cameron Crowe, and his first feature in six years. This makes it a good time to reflect on this endearing director’s use of music within many of the pivotal scenes of his films throughout the years. When it comes to music inRead more...

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Review Revue: Peter Gabriel - So

Where last week we had a back catalog album from Genesis, which was perhaps judged a bit too harshly based on what that band had become in the present day (and of course by present day I mean 1989 . . . man, these layers of temporal shift get confusing!), today we get to seeRead more...

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Out This Week 3/2

You may not have heard much of them yet, but Choc Quib Town are creating a stir worldwide. Already nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best New Artist, the Colombian trio creates a funky mix of hip-hop, native folk, and Afro-Colombian rhythms that’s now infecting the airwaves in the U.S. Their American debut, Oro, outRead more...

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