Tag Archives: Talking Heads

Friday on My Mind: Stop Making Sense

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. This year the concert film Stop Making Sense celebrates its 30th Anniversary. The film was directed by Jonathan Demme and filmed duringRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Best Opening Songs!

#163733253 / 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. Yesterday and today during The Morning Show,all opening song tracks have comprised the entire 6am-10am time slot. Albums canRead more...

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Friday Music News

The Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne recently partook in a “record store tour” where he sold some special tidbits from the band’s earlier days. One of the amazing offerings was a Lips recording from 1983 called 2nd Cassette Demo, and you can listen to both sides of the tape below. It’s an awesome glimpse backRead more...

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Get Ready for the One-Day Radio Rally!

I’m a sucker for a good B-side. As a teenager, one of my favorite cassettes was the 1984 Warner Bros. compilation Revenge of the Killer B’s. My classmates might have recognized some of the featured artists (Talking Heads, the B-52’s, Depeche Mode, Madonna), but they didn’t know these songs. Familiarity with flipsides was a badgeRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Thanksgiving!

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. Thanksgiving is around the corner and it’s time to prepare for feasting. Did you know that the average American eats anywhere betweenRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Soundtrack for the Shutdown

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. If you’ve been hiding under a rock and haven’t already heard, the government came to a halt this week. You may askRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About Home

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. Today we are fundraising for only 12 hours, thanks to our Amplifier Monthly Giving Club. Amplifiers have made it possible for meRead more...

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Out This Week 5/21

Among all the new releases this week, it’s hard to escape the one from Daft Punk. Their new album, Random Access Memories, is the first by the band in eight years. The 13-track record begins with a bang via its track “Give Life Back to Music”, a funky, 70′s-inspired song with trademark robot-style vocals. Shoulder-swayingRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About Shopping

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. Today as we recover from our food comas, Black Friday falls upon us, so we’re looking at songs about shopping. The term “Black Friday” originated in Philadelphia back in 1966. Those who workedRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Friday the 13th

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly post and collaboration between King 5 news and KEXP. This week were talking about Friday the 13th! Be scared. The superstitious nature and actual origin of Friday the 13th stems not from some dude in a hockey mask with a machete, but apparently is theRead more...

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