Tag Archives: Robyn Hitchcock

KEXP Suggests: Pickathon 2017, August 3-6

It won’t just be the record-breaking temps that make this weekend the hottest of the year so far. Besides the start of KEXP’s own Concerts at the Mural series this Friday, down in Happy Valley, Oregon, our friends at Pickathon are at it again. It’s always hard to say that “this year” is the bestRead more…

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Music That Matters: The Cende (Bloody) Cende Matters Podcast NOT brought to you by (insert car maker here)

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. 563 – The Cende (Bloody) Cende Matters Podcast NOT broughtRead more…

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R.I.P. Jonathan Demme

This morning, it was reported that Oscar-winning film director Jonathan Demme had passed away at the age of 73, due to complications from esophageal cancer. His lengthy filmology includes blockbusters like Philadelphia and The Silence of the Lambs, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Director. But, Demme is also known and belovedRead more…

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Monday Music News

New Beck songs! Well, new-ish. Back in 2011, Beck contributed two original pieces for the film soundtrack to D.J. Caruso’s thriller, I Am Number Four. Over the weekend, Caruso shared two of those songs online, which you can stream below. No definite news on the long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s Morning Phase; late last year, theRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last year’s Six Degrees honoree Robyn Hitchcock releases his 21st album this Spring. Check out the first single below, titled “I Want To Tell You About What I Want.” In an interview with NPR, Hitchcock explains, “The original title of the song was ‘My Vision Of World Empathy.’ Either we will eventually become extinct andRead more…

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Song of the Day: Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift – Life Is Change

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 Kevin Cole, comes from Robyn Hitchcock andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 3rd: DJ Shadow, Noer The Boy at The Showbox (more info) Andrew W.K. at Neumos (more info) Patti Smith at University Bookstore (more info) Tuesday, October 4th: Robyn Hitchcock with Emma Swift at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (more info)

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Monday Music News

On the verge of releasing their tenth studio album, Schmilco, Wilco share another new track, “Someone to Lose,” which you can stream below. Schmilco hits stores on September 9th via dBpm, and on September 6th, participating local record stores will be hosting listening parties where you can win exclusive prizes including the white label vinyl,Read more…

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KEXP Presents: Storefront Hitchcock at SIFF Cinema Uptown 4/14

Back in 1996, veteran singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock entered an abandoned used clothing store on 14th Street in New York City. With a small audience surrounding him, he delivered one of his intimate, personable performances spiked with witty, and sometimes somber, stories. And thankfully, Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme was there to capture it. The resultRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 16th: • Robyn Hitchcock, Emma Swift at Columbia City Theater // 21+ (more info) • Andrea Gibson, Holly Miranda at Neumos // All Ages [SOLD OUT] (more info)

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