Tag Archives: Rogue Wave

Song of the Day: Rogue Wave – California Bride

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 “California Bride” by RogueRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 20th: Holy Wave, Kingdom of The Holy Sun, Hihazel at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Toots and the Maytals, DJ Darek Mazzone at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, June 21st: Earshot Jazz Festival presents John Hollenbeck’s Claudia Quintet at Poncho Hall // All Ages (more info) Yukon Blonde, The Zolas,Read more…

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In Stores Now 5/2

It’s true: KEXP is playing the new Beyoncé. Don’t be too surprised, though — KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the release, “a powerful set of expansive R&B blended with hip hop, electro-pop, reggae, blues-rock, gospel, New Orleans brass band music and more, combining a dark, decidedly non-glossy sound with her versatile, soulful vocals andRead more…

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Music That Matters: Timeless

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. 509 – Timeless Midday Show host Cheryl Waters presents aRead more…

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KEXP Premiere: Rogue Wave – Delusions of Grand Fur

There should be no misconception about it, Delusions of Grand Fur is a gorgeous return to form for Oakland band Rogue Wave – not that they really ever left it. For their sixth release, though, frontman Zach Rogue and his longtime collaborator Pat Spurgeon have returned to self-producing and self-recording in their own studio, essentiallyRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you were hoping for an in-depth interview with Ty Segall during his wild, historical KEXP in-studio session (watch here), you won’t want to miss this chat with Vancouver personality Nardwuar the Human Serviette. Segall lets down the creepy baby mask, and gives some great, thoughtful answers on his musical history, garage rock inspirations, drugRead more…

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Video Roundup: Star Wars Day

It’s May 4th, a.k.a. Star Wars Day. Like many pop-culture phenomenons, the epic space saga has made its way into music, influencing everything from band names, lyrics, and even stage attire. (Looking at you, Gnarls Barkley.) To celebrate the Lucas legacy, today we’ve compiled a galactic force of songs, bands, or lyrics inspired by StarRead more…

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Live Video: Rogue Wave

Before performing at Capitol Hill’s Neumos, California-based band Rogue Wave stopped by KEXP for an energetic live in-studio. The four-piece played three songs from their new album, Nightingale Floors, released in June (their fifth studio record), as well as a tune from Out of the Shadow. The band’s new single, “College”, is a mix ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Rogue Wave – College

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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, selected by Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole, is “College” by Rogue Wave from theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Divine Fits tore it up on late night TV’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! with their own “Like Ice Cream” and a cover of Tom Petty’s “You Got Lucky”. Even though Britt Daniel seemed like he was forgetting the words at one point, the performance is the kind of powerhouse one, complete with a creative cover (whichRead more…

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