Tag Archives: The Budos Band

Out This Week 10/21

This week’s highlights include Master Mix: Red Hot + Arthur Russell, the latest volume in the Red Hot series to benefit AIDS awareness. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes the 2-CD collection release as “an impressive 2-CD tribute to influential composer/musician Arthur Russell, whose eclectic works ranged from classical and experimental to disco, folk andRead more…

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Video Roundup: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014, Part One

It’s almost time to shut down the streets of the neighborhood for an amazing weekend of music: Capitol Hill Block Party 2014! This year’s line-up features a great range of artists, both local and visiting, many who’ve stopped by the KEXP studios before! In fact, the list is so long, we’ve split it up intoRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, March 18th • Shabazz Palaces, Erik Blood, Ricky & Mark at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Leslie Wood, Feral Children, Local Strangers at A Night of Prosperity: Benefit for Whole Planet Foundation (6:00 PM) at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • Nils Frahm, Douglas Dare at Triple Door // All Ages (moreRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a sweet list of shows this week, just in time for Valentine’s Day. First, Gary Clark Jr. brings his smooth Austin sounds to a sold-out Crocodile tonight. On Tuesday, you can take your valentine to a great show at Neptune Theatre with Dr. Dog. On Thursday, the highly anticipated (and sold out!) Little BigRead more…

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Song of the Day: Charles Bradley – The World (Is Going Up In Flames)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 the MiddayRead more…

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge videos: Saturday

A whopping fifteen bands joined KEXP onstage at the “secret” Music Lounge during the 40th anniversary of the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival this past weekend. From southern twang to East Coast funk to Danish rock, Colombian tropicali and even British ska — the sessions at the Music Lounge covered a wide range of stylesRead more…

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: The Budos Band

Released August 10 on the crucial-groove Daptone Records label, The Budos Band lll features the The Budos Band on unreconstructed participatory jams just begging for a Bumbershoot audience to bounce and shout and clap along to. Produced by scene-forging sound technicians Bosco Mann and TNT in Brooklyn, the third LP has been laying down fiercelyRead more…

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide To Bumbershoot – Saturday

Bumbershoot will be upon us in a matter of days now, and the lineup is looking better than ever. Even if the weather doesn’t cooperate, the bill of amazing artists that will be at the Seattle Center on Saturday alone will be cause to gleefully prance around in the rain from stage to stage…or somethingRead more…

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Out This Week 8/10

You have or will hear many of the artists releasing albums this week on KEXP. New York’s The Budos Band are releasing their aptly named third album, III. The 10+ member “Instrumental Staten-Island Afro-Soul” group will be joining KEXP live on air from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge on Saturday, 9/4, and will no doubt bringRead more…

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