Tag Archives: Robyn Hitchcock

Out This Week 8/26

From J Dilla to J Mascis, there is something for everyone this week in new releases! While the Dilla self-releases his 40-track The King of Beats’ Ma Dukes Yancey Collector’s Edition Box Set, Mascis shares his latest solo release, which KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as “another strong acoustic-oriented set featuring some gorgeous finger-pickedRead more…

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Video Roundup: National Senior Citizens Day

Frankly, every damn day should be National Senior Citizens Day (sorry for the language, gramma), but August 21st is officially the day we honor the elders in our community. The day was designated in 1988 by then-president Ronald Reagan, who added, “For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 23rd • Robyn Hitchcock at Columbia City Theatre // 21+ (more info) • Veruca Salt (original line-up) at The Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Acapulco Lips, Cobalt Cranes, VISION, Killer Ghost at The Lo-Fi // 21+ (more info) • World Party, Gabriel Kelley at The Triple Door // All Ages (moreRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

No surprise, but the latest video from Washed Out can only be described as “dreamy.” Take a break for seven-and-a-half minutes to watch the clip for “Weightless,” off last year’s Sub Pop release Paracosm. Director David Altobelli tells a lovely story of unrequited love that the compliments the ethereal electro-pop perfectly. [Pitchfork]

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Song of the Day: Robyn Hitchcock – Fix You

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Fix You” by RobynRead more…

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2013 Hood to Hood Challenge starts NOW!

As you’ve been listening these past few days, you’ve heard a couple things you wouldn’t typically hear this time of year on KEXP. The first is the hullabaloo about Amplifiers Love Week. All donors play a crucial role in KEXP’s ability to bring you great music and new artists on a daily basis. The sustained, ongoing monthlyRead more…

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Review Revue: The Soft Boys – Underwater Moonlight

I covered a Robyn Hitchcock in this space a while back, but this is the first time we’ve looked at an album from The Soft Boys, the band that first brought him to the attention of college radio nerds across the globe. The band was rather short-lived, breaking up shortly after the relatively unsuccessful releaseRead more…

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Live Video: Robyn Hitchcock at SXSW

At 60 years old, Robyn Hitchcock has experienced a longevity that would be the cause for many musicians’ envy. He began his career as a member of several small, local London bands until 1976 when he founded the psychedelic folk rock group The Soft Boys. In 1981 (about a year after The Soft Boys brokeRead more…

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Music News Friday

Only one store in the entire country is selling the new Atoms For Peace limited edition silkscreen “Judge Jury and Executioner” 12″ — and that store is Seattle’s own Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. Limited to only 100, these rare exclusives were designed by Stanley Donwood, who has done all Radiohead artwork. Get your copyRead more…

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Out This Week 3/5

Two Seattle bands top this week’s list of new releases. Since 2011’s full-length No Witch, The Cave Singers added Blood Brothers/Past Lives/Fleet Foxes (among others) member Morgan Henderson to their lineup and teamed up with Fleet Foxes producer Phil Ek for their fourth LP Naomi out on Jagjaguwar. Our Music Director Don Yates points toRead more…

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