Tag Archives: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Stevie Zoom

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Michele Myers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 31st • Galen Disston, Tim Wilson at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Meklit Hadero at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info)

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Friday Music News

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings continued their triumphant return to the stage last night on Conan. This soulful performance of their new single “Retreat!” proves that Jones’ recent battle with cancer has not dampened her spirits. Their flawless new album Give The People What They Want is out now. [Stereogum]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Jump and Shout

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. 390 – Jump and Shout The Midday Show’s Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Too stuffed from holiday treats to get up and change the record? Why not put on this 22-minute-long new track from Portland psych-rockers Unknown Mortal Orchestra! Grandma will love it! [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Starbucks are at it again with Sweetheart 2014, their annual compilation of artists covering their favorite love songs. This year’s romantic roster includes Beck, The Head & the Heart, Vampire Weekend, Phosphorescent, and Jim James, covering Bob Marley, as you can stream below. Sweetheart 2014 will be in stores February 4, 2014. [Stereogum]

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this year, it was reported that Sharon Jones was diagnosed with stage-one bile duct cancer, but thankfully, she is said to be “doing much better,” and she and her Dap-Kings have announced a January 14th release date for their next album on Daptone Records. To celebrate, they’ve shared a new animated video for theRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Bumbershoot Edition

It’s Friday and time again for Friday on My Mind. This is our weekly collaborative effort with King 5 News in which we look at videos centered around a common theme. This Friday, we for sure have Bumbershoot on our mind which is taking place this Labor Day weekend, so we’re looking at videos fromRead more…

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Sasquatch! Monday photos!

Many of the best bands at Sasquatch were saved for the last day, Monday, Memorial Day, a day off for the 25,000 attendies of this year’s festival. Wavves kicked off the day. Chromeo and Foster the People drew some of the biggest crowds of the weekend on their respective stages, Black Mountain’s set was hypnotic,Read more…

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