Tag Archives: Screaming Trees

Raw Power KEXP: Q&A with Barrett Martin

On Sunday, August 23, KEXP proudly presents Raw Power KEXP, an all-star tribute to proto-punks Iggy and the Stooges. Every day for the rest of this week, we’re asking the members of the Raw Power band – Mike McCready, Duff McKagan, Mark Arm, and Barrett Martin – why they love the Stooges. Today, drummer BarrettRead more…

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R.I.P. Ian McLagan of Small Faces

Ian McLagan, keyboardist for the ’60s UK rock band Small Faces (later, known in the ’70s as the Faces), passed away today at the age of 69. In a statement released by his management, it was reported, “He died today, December 3, 2014, surrounded by family and friends in his adopted hometown of Austin, TX,Read more…

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Celebrating Independence with… Sub Pop Records

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. Chances are that if you’reRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s Bon Iver week over here at KEXP, and today’s headlines come bearing the news that the bearded songwriter’s new album has dethroned the likes of Lady Gaga, Eminem, and Adele to climb to the #2 spot on the Billboard Top 200, selling 104,000 copies in its first week of release – that’s nearly aRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Grunge” – Screaming Trees

In 1983, more than 100 miles from Seattle in the Eastern Washington town of Ellensburg, a group of high school students started a band and named it Screaming Trees.  The four members didn’t have much in common, other than the fact that they all liked obscure music and went to the same school.  Their mutualRead more…

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Review Revue: Various Artists – Here Ain’t the Sonics!

Ahhhh, the tribute LP. A mainstay of the pop music world, tribute compilations pretty much always seem like a better idea in theory than they end up being in practice. Sure, there’s usually a few tunes on there that you’re excited to hear — a band you already loved interpreting the work of another bandRead more…

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