Tag Archives: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

Live Video: KEXP’s New Home Grand Opening

Last month, KEXP officially opened the doors to our new home. To celebrate, we invited all our friends. Thousands of listeners and supporters showed up to our all-day party, featuring many of our favorite artists performing. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Bob Mould and Deep Sea Diver wowed the crowd outside in the Seattle Center’sRead more…

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Video Roundup: KEXP’s Got Soul!

KEXP’s always got soul, but this Friday, May 13th, it’ll be nothing but, as we celebrate Stevie Wonder’s 66th birthday with KEXP Soul Day! Throughout the day, John, Cheryl, and Kevin will be joined by guest DJs like the Emerald City Soul Club, and KEXP DJs Hans, Johnny Horn of Preachin’ the Blues, and GregRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening Spotlight: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: this Saturday, April 16th, KEXP will throw open the doors to the KEXP New Home with a free, all-ages celebration from Noon until 9:00 PM. Come see the station you helped build! There will be tours, food, beer, and, of course, what matters most: music. It’s theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 11th: • Iron Maiden at Tacoma Dome // All Ages (more info) • Intronaut, Scale The Summit, North, He Whose Ox Is Gored at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • Absu, Witchaven, UADA, Imperial Triumphant at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, April 12th: • Hælos at Barboza // 21+Read more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Hanukkah 2015!

Hanukkah kicked off yesterday evening, and KEXP has your playlist of songs for the season. The eight-day festival of lights will run through Monday, December 14th, so spin these tracks while you spin the dreidel. Happy Hanukkah from everyone at KEXP!

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TV Eye: Week of 12/7

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, December 7th: Conan: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Tuesday, December 8th: The Late Show withRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Jon Spencer

NYC’s Jon Spencer is a veteran of the alternative music world, best-known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, in addition to playing a key role in Pussy Galore and Boss Hog. Hot on the heels of his killer new album, Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party, Spencer’s MidnightRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Time for Daylight Savings!

View image | gettyimages.com It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. A friendly reminder from your friends and family at KEXP that this Sunday it will be time againRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

L.A. duo No Age share their cover of Black Flag‘s “Six Pack”, and just like the original 1981 single, it’s a rush of hardcore fury. The track was recorded for a 7-inch box set curated by designer Dana Lecthenberg for Gallery 1988. Also in the set: Andrew Jackson Jihad’s Sean Bonnette cover of The Misfits,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Scottish rappers Young Fathers have shared “Rain Or Shine,” the first single from their upcoming LP White Men Are Black Too (out April 7). It’s a fuzzy, chaotic mix of rap and a mechanical bassline. It’ll definitely get you excited about the rest of the album. [Stereogum] Modest Mouse have pushed the release date forRead more…

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