Tag Archives: Sly & the Family Stone

Bed Peace: A KEXP Video Roundup

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were certainly not the only ones singing for peace, and many have and will join them in the decades to come. As KEXP gathers for a Bed-In for Peace in the Gathering Space, starting at 8:00 AM, here on the blog, we’ve gathered some of our favorite songs about loveRead more…

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On The Air: Soul Freedom in The Roadhouse 6/29

I’m nostalgic, I admit it. For me, going back to a day I was too young to remember, when summer and sweet soul music went hand in hand — think hot pants, beer cozies keepin’ Colt 45s cool, Fat Albert, afros of all shapes, hula hoops, blaxploitation, stay-press polyester, pocket transistors, gangster leans, Sidney Poitier,Read more…

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The Spirit of Juneteenth: A KEXP Video Roundup

This Sunday, June 19th, KEXP will observe Juneteenth — the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States — with day-long programming celebrating freedom, achievement, education, and building bridges. Starting at 9:00 AM PT with Preachin’ the Blues and ending at 2:00 AM PT with Jazz Theatre, we’ll spotlight artists whose work celebratesRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Portland-via-New Zealand band Unknown Mortal Orchestra share a fantastically animated clip for the track “Necessary Evil,” off their latest Jagjaguwar release Multi-Love. Artist and director Sean Solomon says, “The video is an abstract love story about two characters whose insecurities and paranoia eventually drive them apart. I tried to show both character’s perspectives using elementsRead more…

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