Tag Archives: Pixies

Video Roundup: Happy Mother’s Day

We love our moms at KEXP! Whether it’s singing us to sleep, or taking us to our first shows, it’s often our mothers who provide us with our first real musical connection to the world. We’ve got some great memories of moms at the station, from Rachel Flotard of Visqueen, who dropped by KEXP withRead more…

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Out This Week 4/29

It’s a strong week for new albums, including the long-awaited solo debut from Blur frontman (and Gorillaz leader) Damon Albarn. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the release as “a mostly dark, brooding set of eclectic, beat-driven pop with a stripped-down, dub-influenced sound combining haunting piano, mournful strings, glitchy beat loops and occasional other instrumentationRead more…

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Monday Music News

Has it really been 23 years since the last Pixies album? On April 29th, the influential band end the streak with the release of Indie Cindy via their own Pixiesmusic label. The full-length compiles the previously-released EP-1, EP-2, and EP-3, all recorded without founding member Kim Deal. Stream the whole dang thing below. [The Guardian]

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Anniversary

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 turns out that today and tomorrow mark the anniversaries of a few releases that we hold pretty near and dear toRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Late last month, we shared news about the upcoming Sharon Van Etten album, Are We There, coming out May 27th on Jagjaguwar. Today, you can stream a track from that release, the smoldering single “Taking Chances.” [Pitchfork]

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Live Video: Pixies

What other band is even nearly as iconic to KEXP DJs and listeners as Pixies? Their early independent spirit sent a beacon for other artists to follow and their eventual rise from arty cult rockers to alternative music mainstays proved that unique and uncompromising artists could make a huge and lasting impact. Hardly a dayRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 17th • Amos Lee at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • The Pack A.D. at Easy Street Records // All Ages (more info) • Busdriver, Open Mike Eagle, Nocando & Milo at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, February 18th • Jon Russell, Drew Grow at Fremont AbbeyRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Pixies!

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. So there is this band that is going to be stopping by my show next Tuesday. Maybe you’ve heard of them –Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: What You Need

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 393 – What You Need Morning Show host John RichardsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Pixies have shared a new video for the atmospheric track “Magdalena” off their latest EP-2 (read an in-depth review of the EP on the KEXP Blog here). Check it out below, and don’t forget to tune in to KEXP on Tuesday, February 18th for a LIVE session from this legendary band, including the debut ofRead more…

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