Tag Archives: The Black Angels

KEXP at SXSW: Videos from Mellow Johnny’s, Day 2

As promised, here’s more live performances from our 2011 SXSW broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. Old school-styled singer and Daptone artist Charles Bradley kicked off the second day with an inspired set of hip-jerking, heart-rending, full-on soul as good as his idol, James Brown. Next up, 80′s heartthrobs OMD prove they haven’t missed aRead more...

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KEXP at SXSW, Day 2: The Black Angels

The Black Angels are sonically as dark as their name implies, fusing psychedelic rock with with elements of the blues and garage punk. They’ve toured with everyone from The Black Keys and Roky Erickson to Queens of the Stone Age and Wolfmother, but rather than being overshadowed by their peers, the group’s soldiered on toRead more...

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KEXP @ SXSW Preview

Next week, KEXP is broadcasting live from Austin, TX, during the 2011 South by Southwest Music Conference, running March 16th through the 18th. We are broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, where we’ll bring you exclusive live sets from Wild Flag, The Head and the Heart, The Black Angels, Yuck, Steve Wynn & The MiracleRead more...

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Live Review: Black Mountain & The Black Angels @ Showbox at the Market 11/29

I’m one of those damn kids who complains that they were “born in the wrong era.” I get chills when I read Lester Bangs reviews, tear up when I watch Joe Cocker kill it at Woodstock doing “With a Little Help With My Friends” and find comfort in the crackle and pops of a vinylRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 29 THE BLACK ANGELS and BLACK MOUNTAIN @ Showbox at the Market The Black Angels and Black Mountain both released amazing new albums on September 14th, and now they’re touring together. This, appropriately, is a co-headlining tour, so both bands will be playing lengthy sets, and will likely be alternating opening and headliningRead more...

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Out This Week 9/14

This is one of those weeks when you just throw up your hands and accept that you’re just not going to have any more money after you see what’s waiting for you at the record store today -- The Black Angels, Cloud Cult, Blonde Redhead, Grinderman, Junip, The Drums, The Walkmen, The Vaselines, Justin TownesRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Black Angels - Bad Vibrations

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Bradford Cox is a busy man. Not only did he recently bring his solo outfit Atlas Sound to Seattle via Bumbershoot with a fantastic performance, he has found time with his principle band, Deerhunter, to unveil the new video for “Helicopters,” from the band’s Halcyon Digest. You can view the video here.

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