Tag Archives: Rufus Wainwright

Video Roundup: Celebrating Gay Pride

We celebrate gay pride all the time here at KEXP, but every year, at the end of June, the nation honors those who marched in 1970 in remembrance of the police raid on the Stonewall Inn in New York City. This Sunday, June 29th, Seattle itself celebrates the 40th Anniversary of our own Pride Parades,Read more...

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Video Roundup: April Fool’s Day

It’s April Fool’s Day, so we’re celebrating with a video round-up of your favorite Huey Lewis & the News songs! April Fool’s! We’re actually sharing a round-up of some of our favorite “foolish” songs for you on this festive day. It’s our way to say “thank you” for supporting KEXP over the years, as ourRead more...

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Out This Week 3/4

One of the most exciting releases this week comes from Brooklyn-via-Jersey band Real Estate. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes their third album, Atlas, as “another masterful set of dreamy, surf-inflected indie-pop, featuring a more pristine sound this time around for their warm blend of jangly, reverbed guitars, gentle rhythms, yearning vocals and wistful melodies.”Read more...

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Video Roundup: Fools Rush In - An April Fool’s Playlist

As they say in Texas, “Fool me once, shame on... shame on you... fool me, can’t get fooled again!” But you can get fooled all you want, right here with our April Fool’s Day Video Roundup. It’s safe, it’s easy... no whoopee cushions, exploding cigars or Weasley Whiz-bangs... just good songs about being fool. YouRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Video Roundup: You’d Be a Fool

It saddens us to report that as of this post we are abandoning our indie music format for a more commercially viable Top 40 radio format. Just kidding! Happy April Fool’s Day, everybody. John Richards just shared a few of his favorite Fool’s Day songs in Friday on My Mind, but seeing as how todayRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

A new video popped up today from Santigold. The video is for her new single “Disparate Youth”, which debuts today on iTunes. The song comes from her much anticipated new LP, Master Of My Make-Believe. Watch the video above. The Shins have created a video for their newest single “Simple Song.” Oddly enough, instead ofRead more...

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Monday News Fix

While those of us in the indie world rejoice at the victory of Merge recording artists The Arcade Fire, others in the music biz aren’t so hot on the Grammys. Yesterday, record executive Steve Stoute, who has managed Nas over the years, took out a full-page ad in the New York Times‘ Style Section, callingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 23rd Burning: A Mogwai Concert Film @ Northwest Film Forum The journeying songs of Scottish atmospheric rockers Mogwai aren’t typically radio friendly. Their music is best when set to something, whether it be a movie or a long nighttime drive down the coast. It’s not surprising then, that they’ve scored multiple films, andRead more...

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