Tag Archives: Tears For Fears

Sound and Vision: A Collection of David Bowie Covers

It goes without saying that David Bowie was an inspiration to generations: his influence can be heard in every genre from grunge to new wave to classical. Bowie transcended every style over the past 50 years, and there will truly be no one else like him in music history. As KEXP pays tribute to DavidRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: GEMS

GEMS is the blossoming musical duo of LA-via-DC artists Lindsay Pitts and Clifford John Usher. Their recent debut full length album, Kill The One You Love, has quickly become a KEXP favorite, with the record’s brilliant lead single, “Living As A Ghost”, handsomely showcasing their rich and dreamy mixture of shoegaze, electronic-pop, and R&B styles.Read more…

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Friday on My Mind: Bring the Noise!

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. Anyone who follows football or has been to The Clink for a Hawks game knows that hands down it is the loudestRead more…

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Live at Project Pabst 2014, Day 1: Violent Femmes, Red Fang, Phosphorescent, Rocket From the Crypt, Tears for Fears and more

History was made (and relived) this weekend in Portland with the first ever Project Pabst. The festival, a testament to the PDX+PBR love affair, tossed Portland into a beer-fueled time warp. Along with newer acts, Zidell Yards hosted some 80s and 90s greats like Tears for Fears, Violent Femmes, GZA, Modest Mouse and Rocket from the Crypt. While some festival-goers may have describedRead more…

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Monday Music News

UK group Alt-J tried out a cover of the Disclosure track “Latch” during a BBC Radio session recently. Who knows what covers they might tackle when they stop by KEXP’s studios on Monday, October 13th? Watch below: [Consequence of Sound]

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KEXP Suggests: Project Pabst, Portland 9/26-9/28

Any excuse is a good one for a weekend road trip to Portland, so far as we’re concerned. This weekend is something of a no-brainer, in more ways than one, with the debut music festival Project Pabst. On September 26th through 28th, celebrate the PBR-PDX love affair that went public more than a decade agoRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: 1985

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. While doing some internet surfing this week, I learned that tomorrow marks 25 years since A-ha hit #1 on the top 40Read 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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Tuesday Music News

As the release date of Nirvana‘s 20th Anniversary reissue of In Utero approaches (September 24), we are being offered little morsels to get us pumped. For the first time ever, the director’s cut of Anton Corbjin’s video for “Heart Shaped Box” is available online. It can be streamed at EW.com now. Watch the original videoRead more…

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