Tag Archives: Suicide

Lucky Sevens: A KEXP 1977 Video Roundup

The music world struck it rich in 1977. It was ground zero for punk, with debut albums from the Sex Pistols, The Damned, and Dead Boys, to name a few. And not just one, but two albums each from David Bowie and The Ramones. The year was so notable, The Clash wrote a song aboutRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Goldfrapp

The pioneering British project fronted by Alison Goldfrapp and accompanied by producer Will Gregory, Goldfrapp debuted in 2000 with their landmark trip-hop album Felt Mountain and have steadily evolved their cinematic blend of propulsive electro-pop and sophisticated ambient-pop over the past 17 years. Hot on the heels of releasing their new seventh album, Silver Eye,Read more…

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To Those We Lost in 2016, Part Two

2016 was an especially brutal year: we lost David Bowie, Prince, Sharon Jones, Leonard Cohen, Lemmy Kilmister, Phife Dawg, and that’s just to mention a few. (You can see part one of our list here.) KEXP is celebrating the lives of all these artists on the air, today, Thursday, December 15th from 6:00 AM toRead more…

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Monday Music News

As the music world reels from the news of Alan Vega’s passing, several fans have shared cover versions of Suicide songs online. Check out Win Butler of Arcade Fire‘s take on the 1979 single “Dream Baby Dream” below, shared under his DJ Windows 98 name, and MGMT‘s resurrection of Vega’s 1983 track “Goodbye Darling.” DevonRead more…

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R.I.P. Alan Vega

Today, the music world lost another star, as Alan Vega, co-founder of ’70s proto-punk duo Suicide, passed away. Vega’s friend and fan Henry Rollins announced that “relentlessly creative” and “startlingly unique” artist died peacefully in his sleep. According to Vega’s family approved statement: Alan Vega was the quintessential artist on every imaginable level. His entireRead more…

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Friday Music News

After bonding during a recent Talkhouse Music Podcast chat, Martin Rev of Suicide has added his touch to the Neon Indian track “Annie,” off their latest, VEGA INTL. Night School. Stream Rev’s remix below, and check out their Talkhouse chat here. [Pitchfork]

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