Tag Archives: Superchunk

Thursday Music News

Congratulations to James Blake for winning the 2013 Mercury Prize award yesterday. As previously reported on the KEXP Blog, he had some stiff competition against Arctic Monkeys, Savages, David Bowie, Disclosure, Laura Marling, Foals, among others. Watch video from his Spring 2013 KEXP session here. [Pitchfork]

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Live Video: Superchunk @ Bumbershoot Music Lounge

As DJ Cheryl Waters declared, “Let’s welcome one of the greatest bands to see live, Superchunk!” And boy, did their Bumbershoot Music Lounge performance live up to her introduction. The veteran indie rockers attacked their set with the energy and intensity of bands half their age, tearing through 20-year-old tracks like “Skip Steps 1 andRead more...

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Monday Music News

Seattle band La Luz debuted a new track today from their upcoming album, It’s Alive on Hardly Art. “Pink Slime” is full of deliciously eerie organs and perfectly synced four part doo-wops. Combine a plot about a cool girl gang and a spooky beach party and you would probably end up with La Luz as theRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 3

Just like that, another year of Bumbershoot festivities has come to a close. Quite similar to Saturday and Sunday, Monday was packed to the gills with a nearly endless list of acts worth your time and attention. We braved the impossible for the third day in a row and tried to catch them all. FindRead more...

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Live at Bumbershoot 2013, Day 3: Superchunk

By now most have heard about Superchunk titling their new album I Hate Music, that it is the “dark twin” of their 2010 release, Majesty Shredding. But the only reason to care about an album name is if you like the band that’s naming it. And who doesn’t like Superchunk?? The lively rock group thatRead more...

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Out This Week 8/20

Vacation’s over, folks. Those last several weeks of light weekly lists with barely a handful of worthwhile new releases are no more. Time to get back to record shopping in earnest. And this week is a doozy! Topping the list is the tenth album from veteran Chapel Hill, NC, group Superchunk. Released on the labelRead more...

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Song of the Day: Superchunk - Me & You & Jackie Mittoo

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Me & You &Read more...

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MFNW 2013 Lineup Announced!

Seattle has no shortage of summertime music festivals and events, so why does KEXP travels= down to Portland, OR, to broadcast during MusicfestNW each year? One reason is the comfortable, neighborhood-like atmosphere of the festival itself. The other is the stellar lineup that just keeps getting better and better. Today, MFNW announced its 2013 lineup,Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

Legendary alternative rockers Dinosaur Jr. have announced their new album titled I Bet on the Sky. This is trio’s tenth studio album in 27 years and their third since reuniting in 2005, an indication that J, Lou, and Murph show no signs of slowing (or turning it) down anytime soon. I Bet on the SkyRead more...

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Out This Week 9/14

This is one of those weeks when you just throw up your hands and accept that you’re just not going to have any more money after you see what’s waiting for you at the record store today -- The Black Angels, Cloud Cult, Blonde Redhead, Grinderman, Junip, The Drums, The Walkmen, The Vaselines, Justin TownesRead more...

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