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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Richard Lloyd of Television

by Annie Zaleski Legendary Television guitarist Richard Lloyd says in the prologue of Everything Is Combustible that his new book is a “memoir — not an autobiography. I’m not sure I know the difference, but I can imagine that an autobiography traces a person’s own history somewhat chronologically, factually, perhaps even objectively, whereas a memoirRead more…

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Review Revue: Tom Verlaine – Cover

Yet again, I come to you on this Thursday somewhat surprised. I’ve covered the first two Television albums, plus Richard Lloyd’s Field of Fire, but this is my first time bringing you one of Television guitar genius Tom Verlaine’s own solo albums. Cover was certainly well-loved in the halls of KCMU – if not perhapsRead more…

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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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KEXP Q&A: Richard Lloyd and Jessica Dobson

As a founding member of seminal post-punk group Television, Richard Lloyd continues to influence generations of future guitarists, including Seattle’s own Jessica Dobson of Deep Sea Diver. On the eve of Lloyd’s Wednesday night show at the Columbia City Theatre, we gathered the two guitar gods for a chat. What followed was an intimate, uncensoredRead more…

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Review Revue: Richard Lloyd – Field of Fire

The main reason I pulled this album out is because Richard Lloyd! Television! Not only did I recently see his legendary old band, sadly without him, but it turns out that the man himself is embarking on a very rare solo tour which will bring him to our own beloved Columbia City Theater this SeptemberRead more…

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Review Revue: Television – Adventure

I was so excited about going to see Television next week at the Moore that I had this whole plan to do a post around their two first albums and had it all ready to go before I realized that I’d covered the KCMU DJs’ gushing response to their classic debut, Marquee Moon a fewRead more…

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Announcing the Primavera Sound 2014 Lineup

Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival have just announced the full lineup for their 14th edition, and it has all of dreaming of a trip to Spain to see these bands at the Parc del Fòrum along the waterfront. Headliners include Arcade Fire, the National, and Nine Inch Nails, with additional highlights including the reunited shoegazers Slowdive,Read more…

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Review Revue: Television – Marquee Moon

Lately I’ve been kind of obsessed with this album, the 1977 debut from NYC post-punk geniuses Television. I’ve been enjoying it for over a decade – it’s one of those albums that, whenever you put it on, you think “why don’t I listen to this every day?” – but recently, perhaps prompted by this wonderfulRead more…

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