Tag Archives: Teenage Fanclub

Friday Music News

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard announced in December that he was covering Teenage Fanclub‘s 1991 album Bandwagonesque in its entirety. Today, he released his version of “The Concept.” Gibbard explained why he was covering that particular album: “Bandwagonesque is my favorite record by my favorite band of all time. It came along at a pivotalRead more…

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Glasgow A Go-Go: KEXP’s Tartan Day Video Roundup

Happy Tartan Day! Okay, so it’s not really a Scottish holiday, but one made up by the U.S. back in 1982 to celebrate Scottish heritage. It was on April 6th in 1320 that the Declaration of Arbroath, or Scottish Declaration of Independence, was signed. (In fact, our own American Declaration of Independence was partially basedRead more…

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Music that Matters: Radio Kids

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 547 – Radio Kids For her first mix of 2017,Read more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Quilty 3000

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 16th from 6AM to 6PM PT to hear if your picks made the list. And check out all our DJs TopRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Well, it is the album that beat out Nevermind in Spin Magazine‘s Best Albums of 1991 list: Ben Gibbard has announced he’ll be covering Teenage Fanclub‘s Bandwagonesque in its entirety. “Bandwagonesque is my favorite record by my favorite band of all time,” he said, via a press release. “It came along at a pivotal timeRead more…

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Song of the Day: Teenage Fanclub – Hold On

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 “Hold On″ by Teenage Fanclub,Read more…

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Why Are We Doing an “Ask a Stupid Question Day” Video Roundup?

It’s okay! You can ask! Because today is “Ask a Stupid Question Day.” The day was established in the ’80s by a group of teachers who noticed that students were hesitant to raise their hands in class to ask questions, that really, may or may not be stupid. But, annually on September 28th, kids canRead more…

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In Stores Now 9/12

Fall is kicking off with some heavy hitters. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the latest from Wilco, “one of their more modest-sounding releases, featuring a mostly low-key and acoustic-oriented folk-rock sound on bittersweet songs revolving around alienation and childhood memories.” M.I.A. finally releases her fifth, and possibly last album, as she’s been claiming onRead more…

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Monday Music News

Somewhere between modern dance and an anti-drug campaign sits this new video from Thee Oh Sees for the track “Dead Man’s Gun.” Watch as a sweaty, creepy guy concocts drugs while even creepier people “dance” to the track, an eerie, paranoid song off the band’s latest A Weird Exits. KEXP presents the band on Friday,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Dream-pop duo Beach House are still stomping the pavement in support of last year’s two-fer releases, Depression Cherry and Thank Your Lucky Stars, but they took the time to create a video for the track “The Traveller” off the latter. It’s an eerie clip from the Baltimore band, featuring a woman dressed in red carryingRead more…

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