Tag Archives: The Afghan Whigs

Wednesday Music News

On the one month anniversary of the death of guitarist Dave Rosser of The Afghan Whigs, the band is paying tribute by releasing a cover of Pleasure Club’s “You Want Love,” one of Rosser’s favorite songs. “Pleasure Club was a legendary New Orleans band and Dave Rosser and I had spoken for years about performingRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

R.I.P. Dave Rosser of the Afghan Whigs

It’s with great sadness that KEXP reports Dave Rosser, guitarist for The Afghan Whigs, passed away yesterday, Tuesday, June 17th, at the age of 50. Late last year, Rosser was diagnosed with inoperable colon cancer. The band state on their Facebook page: It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our friend, brotherRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , | Leave a comment

Music That Matters: Betwixt The Shire

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. 567 – Betwixt The Shire Cheryl Waters’ latest mix isn’tRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music That Matters Podcast | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wednesday Music News

Not sure of any Seattle sightings, but mysterious posters have been popping up in cities like London, Amsterdam, and Brooklyn. Bearing statements like “Worse Politicians/More Fear” and “More Public Fear/More Private Security,” the words echo the lyrics of “Fitter Happier” the opening track of Radiohead‘s OK Computer, which — lo and behold! — celebrates itsRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Wednesday Music News

UK trio alt-J stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in support of their upcoming release, Relaxer. Watch them perform the track “In Cold Blood” with house band The Roots helping out. Relaxer is out June 2nd via Canvasback. alt-J will be LIVE on KEXP on Sunday, April 23rd; catch them live at WaMuRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Song of the Day: The Afghan Whigs – Demon In Profile

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Demon In Profile” byRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Song of the Day Podcast | Tagged | Leave a comment

Music that Matters: Freak Reaction

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. 557 – Freak Reaction From hard hitting hip-hop to hardRead more…

Posted in Kevin Cole, KEXP, Music That Matters Podcast | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday Music News

After four years of silence, UK trio The xx are full-speed ahead, sharing a new track earlier this month, announcing a new album, and over the weekend, appearing as the musical guest on Saturday Night Live. Watch the group perform the Hall & Oates-sampling single “On Hold” below, featuring some endearingly-dorky dancing and vocalist RomyRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Music That Matters: Dissolving Liquid Waves

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. 495 – Dissolving Liquid Waves DJ Larry Rose takes youRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music That Matters Podcast | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

KEXP Donors Highlights of 2015

One of the best things about being part of commercial-free KEXP is when you hear from other music lovers about why they choose to support KEXP with their financial contributions. With the end of the year (and your last chance to donate in 2015) just hours away, it seems appropriate to share a few ofRead more…

Posted in KEXP | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment
Donate Now!

Donate to KEXP Today!

Donate to KEXP Today!
where the music matters

The KEXP Blog

Sponsored By
Become a KEXP Sponsor!
  • KEXP Post Categories