Tag Archives: Pixies

Friday on My Mind: The Oscars Edition - KEXP’s Favorite Songs Used in Movies

It’s Friday, therefore it’s time for Friday on My Mind, a weekly blog post centered around a different music related theme each week. This feature is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This upcoming Sunday Feb. 26th, the 84th Annual Academy Awards will be taking place. To mark the occasion, this weekRead more...

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Weird At My School: 4AD 4VR

Tonight I’m thrilled to be hosting in-studio performances by two influential artists: At 9 PM we’ll be broadcasting a session with Robin Guthrie (formerly of Cocteau Twins), followed by another from Brendan Perry (formerly of Dead Can Dance) at 11 PM. And since both those men got their start recording for the iconic independent labelRead more...

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Valentine’s Day Video Roundup: Songs of Love and Hate

In celebration of this, the lovingest of days, John Richards spins the “Songs of Love and Hate” on the Morning Show. Tune in today from 6AM to 10AM to hear songs of yearning, lust, loss, and heartbreak from The Smiths, Pixies, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Leonard Cohen, The Cure and many others. Then,Read more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Pixies are the latest to cancel shows in Israel. A couple of weeks ago, Elvis Costello canceled his shows there, citing Israel’s poor treatment of the Palestinians. Now, the raid on the Gaza-bound aid flotilla has prompted Black Francis and company to call off would would be their first ever concert in Tel Aviv. TwoRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

The Flamings Lips are the kings of nontraditional marketing tactics and are no strangers to unique niche merchandise, but this new thing is pretty unexpected and awesome: a Silver Trembling Fetus Christmas tree ornament. The video below will provide you with all the details.

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Monday News Mash-Up

Portland pop-punkers The Thermals, who are performing during KEXP’s 7th Annual Yule Benefit on December 12th, are already revealing the news that their as-yet-finished fifth album will be released September 7th, 2010. That should give the band a bountiful cushion while keeping fans on pins and needles.

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Tune in for Pixies live concert on KEXP at noon!

Today at noon, KEXP presents an exclusive broadcast of Pixies live at the Paramount Theatre from their sold-out Seattle performance on Friday, November 13. Listen to the concert in its entirety as the legendary band performs their influential album Doolittle from beginning to end, plus an assortment of B-sides and a few surprises.

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Pixies live in concert on KEXP

Listen to KEXP three days in a row and statistically you’re practically guaranteed to hear at least one if not two Pixies songs -- that’s just how integral this seminal band of American alternative rock is to the station. Last week, the band was in town playing two sold-out shows at the Paramount Theatre. MissedRead more...

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Out This Week 11/10

You call yourself a Pixies fan? Bought tickets to their reunited Doolittle tour, yeah? For multiple shows even? Well, you’re not a real Pixies fan until you’ve plunked down two hundred and something bucks on the Minotaur box set, collecting 5 remastered CDs of their studio albums, also contained on 6 Blu-ray and 6 DVDsRead more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist – The Pixies

It’s raining when I walk out the door this morning. I get into my car and put the faceplate on my radio and put in my copy of The Pixies album Doolittle. The first song is “Debaser”: The simple bass leads me to some kind of window in my mind. And as the guitars hitRead more...

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