Tag Archives: Pixies

Song of the Day: Pixies – Greens and Blues

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Greens and Blues” byRead more…

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Album Review: Pixies – EP-2

When we saw Pixies return to the scene last summer, everything moved in a bit of a blur. With the departure of Kim Deal came the immediate release of “Bagboy“, the first new Pixies offering since the Kim-led “Bam Thwok” single of 2004 (which was the only original release from Pixies since they broke upRead more…

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Friday Music News

Pixies have released their follow up EP to last year’s EP-1, aptly titled EP-2. It’s available for purchase on the band’s website and you can check out the official video for the EP track “Blue-Eyed Hexe” below. [Pitchfork]

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Song of the Day: Pixies – Indie Cindy

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Indie Cindy” by PixiesRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Modern Day Songs to Motivate a Sports Crowd

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. KEXP and the Mariners are teaming up tonight for the very first KEXP Night at the Ballpark! We couldn’t be more excitedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s only been, what, 9 years? And the Pixies have a new track! Titled “Bagboy” and with a video that shows exactly how the titular bag boy has fun in life, the track is round-about kicker. “I get no satisfaction from your recent sightings” the song goes, before the guitars jump in with an off-kilterRead more…

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Friday Music News

Iron & Wine, aka Sam Beam, has graced us with a brand new song written especially for the upcoming movie, The Lone Ranger. “Rattling Bone” has a rugged and laid-back style that fits a western like a pair of skin tight Levis. The films soundtrack will also feature tracks from Lucinda Williams, Iggy Pop, andRead more…

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Review Revue: Pixies – Bossanova

As you are no doubt aware, KEXP will soon be sharing with the world the best albums of the past 40 years as voted on by its wonderful listeners. I have no doubt that there will be an album or two by the Pixies in the mix, but I’m pretty confident that Bossanova will notRead more…

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Celebrating Independence with… 4AD

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. In this profile, we lookRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy 70th Birthday, Sir Paul McCartney!

Many, many years ago, James Paul McCartney wrote a song asking if his lover would still be with him when he turned 64. For Paul, that year has come and passed, and today, we celebrate loving Macca in his 70th year. Perhaps the most successful songwriter and musician of all time, McCartney’s catalogue of 50+Read more…

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