Tag Archives: Pink Floyd

Take Your Mama Out: KEXP’s Mothers Day Video Roundup

It’s time to take your mama out all night. No, really, ’cause it’s Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14th, and moms don’t get the props they deserve for what has to be one of the most thankless jobs on the planet. Plus, they physically pushed you out of their body. That in itself deserves a bouquetRead more…

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10 Ridiculous Pranks in Rock History

Happy April Fool’s Day! Today, we celebrate the silliest day of the year with a post of ten ridiculous pranks in rock history. Some lean more political, others make for excellent promotional strategies, but they are all equally hilarious (except the Keith Moon pranks, which are objectively the best). 1. Arcade Fire Fans ‘Get Lucky’ Stand aroundRead more…

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Thank You, Soldiers: A KEXP Veterans Day Video Roundup

Today is Veterans Day, or Armistice Day and Remembrance Day to our friends outside the United States. It’s a public holiday that marks the anniversary of the end of World War I, which formally concluded on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. No matter if you’re pro-military orRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last night, during a performance at The Greek Theater in Los Angeles, The National debuted a new song called “Prom Song 13th Century (Frankie and Johnny)”. Joining them onstage was Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, who added a unique element to the moody track. They ended the performance with an impromptu slow dance between ClarkRead more…

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Pedal to Whatever: A KEXP Bike to Work Video Roundup

It’s Bike to Work Day, a day KEXP has long championed as many of us here, such as Morning Show DJ John Richards, are bike riders ourselves. KEXP has compiled a Video Roundup of bike-related songs to get you pedaling! Hit the road!

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Friday on My Mind: June!

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. June has snuck up on us. Seriously, it snuck up and stabbed May right in the heart and now wants all ofRead more…

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Review Revue: Pink Floyd – Obscured by Clouds

Hey, wasn’t it summer for a second there? I swear just yesterday it was hot and bright and delightful. Today, once more, the sky is obscured by clouds. Luckily, we have a fitting album for just such an occasion. (Do you see what I did there? That’s called a segue, people. Pro stuff.) Pink FloydRead more…

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Pink Floyd to Release Unheard Songs in Fall

Pink Floyd may be long over, but their legacy still survives. Now, it appears as though the remaining members of the band are going to continue the journey, with a massive reissue project that encompasses newly remastered studio albums (including unreleased music from the archives) and collector’s box sets. According to the band’s new officialRead more…

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Scribes Sounding Off: Slurping Up The 70s

In the previous installment of SSO, we looked at how 80s-defined punk rock imagery affected movies of (mostly) that time period — in the glorious coffee table tome Destroy All Movies!! Now we’re going to go back in time and broaden our scope to stare at some wonky but wonderful LP jackets, and listen againRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

If we only lived in Britain we could enjoy the 10 new stamps that immortalize some of most popular British musicians and albums. According to NME, albums from the likes of Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, New Order will be part of the collection, due January 7, 2010. The Flaming Lips have always beenRead more…

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