Tag Archives: Queens of the Stone Age

2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hannah Levin

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. Hannah Levin’s 2013 Top Ten Albums artist album label Queens of the Stone Age …Like Clockwork MatadorRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Melissa

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Tune in from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM today for KEXP’s One-Day Radio Rally as we countdown the top albums of the year, as voted on by KEXP listeners. Portugal.Read more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more…

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Live Review: Austin City Limits 2013, Friday

Although it might shift to include Sasquatch and Governor’s Ball next year, there are essentially four music festivals that form the festival season narrative in 2013. Typically, Coachella sets the bar for the rest of the year in April, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza try and outdo it through sheer size and spectacle, respectively, and then AustinRead more…

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Friday Music News

Recently, Chvrches was featured on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show. While they were there, the Scottish trio turned out a very interesting cover of Whitney Houston‘s dance hit “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay.” She may not have the powerhouse vocals of Houston, but Lauren Mayberry’s ethereal innocence really takes this “cheating anthem” toRead more…

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Live Review: Queens of the Stone Age @ Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheater, Charlotte, NC, 9/19/13

Most regular gig-goers will agree that the best place to see a band play is in a club. Rock clubs present an intimate setting, and since the audience and the band are essentially right on top of each other, each side can feed off the other’s energy. When Queens of the Stone Age took theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Oneohtrix Point Never, a.k.a. Daniel Lopatin, has shared an killer, new psychedelic track called “Zebras.” The Brooklyn based musician never ceases to amaze with the complexity of his music. This should tide fans over until the release of his album R Plus Seven on October 1. [Stereogum]

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Album Review: Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork

A little over a decade ago, Josh Homme – singer/guitarist/only consistent member of Queens of the Stone Age – broke out of the Palm Desert scene that birthed his first projects (including desert rock pioneers Kyuss and the ever-changing Desert Sessions) and into England with QOTSA’s second album, Rated R, which was picking up steamRead more…

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Friday Music News

Avery Tare of Animal Collective has started his own side project, a new band called Slasher Flicks. The band also features former Ponytail drummer, Jeremy Hyman, and ex-Dirty Projectors member Angel Deradoorian. Thanks to some fantastic fans, we have video of their debut performance at Baltimore’s Metro Gallery last night. [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 6/4

On their dreamy fifth album, Scottish band Camera Obscura adds a local flavor by recording with Portland based producer (and former Seattleite) Tucker Martine. Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls Desire Lines “a beautifully crafted set of bittersweet, soul-tinged indie-pop, featuring a warm, lush sound with guitars, synths, horns, organ and other instrumentation accompanying TracyanneRead more…

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