Tag Archives: The Dead Weather

Capitol Hill Block Party lineup announced + exclusive presale for KEXP listeners!

For the first time, the Capitol Hill Block Party takes over Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood for three days on July 23-25. After 13 years running, the Capitol Hill Block Party has become one of the Northwest’s premier events, and the lineup keeps getting better and better. Just announced of the more than 60 bands toRead more…

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Out This Week 5/11

What’s a little time in waiting when the results are this good? After three years, The National return with their much anticipated new album, High Violet, which elevates their moody music to a grand scale. The Dead Weather fans, though, needn’t wait so long: only ten months after the release of their debut, Horehound, JackRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Were you a kid of the 90s who wondered what a collaboration between Beck and Stephen Malkmus would sound like? You may get your answer next year as it’s been reported that Malkmus and his band, The Jicks, were recording with Beck before Malkmus began touring with the recently reunited Pavement. Hopefully this doesn’t leadRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Popular web radio station, WOXY, has suspended their live broadcasts due to financial woes. From their website: “Due to current economic realities and the lack of ongoing funding for WOXY’s operations, we’ve been forced to suspend our live broadcasts as of March 23rd. We’re continuing to explore options to keep The Future of Rock andRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The sheik move of the moment is creating art in clusters known as collaborations; often known by the term ‘supergroup’. Yet another fine specimen has cropped up, with Kim and Kelley Deal lending their sisterly vocals to the latest endeavor from The National‘s brotherly guitar duo, Aaron and Bryce Dessner. Titled The Long Count, theRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

Live recordings of shows performed at Seattle’s landmark venue, The Crocodile, from 2002 to present, are now available at the University of Washington’s library thanks to soundman Jim Anderson. The archives contain hundreds of shows including some from Apples in Stereo, Andrew Bird, Ben Lee, Bishop Allen, Brandi Carlile, Crooked Fingers, Damien Jurado, Death CabRead more…

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Out This Week 7/14

The biggest release this week is obviously The Dead Weather‘s debut. As if The White Stripes and The Racounteurs weren’t enough, Jack White teamed up with the The Kills’ Alison Mosshart for yet another project of raw bluesy rock. This time, though, White takes a back seat, but only physically, behind the drum kit andRead more…

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Monday Music News 6/22

Barely a week before AthFest, Athen’s Georgia Theatre was destroyed by fire last Friday. The iconic venue was one of the music spots in town and hosted everyone from John Mayer to Drive-By Truckers, R.E.M. to Ghostface Killah. A saddened Wilmot Greene, the owner of the theater who was in the midst of renovations, wasRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Jack White continues to give his ghastly white middle finger to leisure time. In a recent interview with Music Radar, White states on the record that The White Stripes will not be breaking up and that a new album should be on the way next year. In case you can’t wait that long, Jack hasRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Pixies are back together for another reunion. This time, however, it looks to be just a one-show shot: June 14th at the annual UK extravaganza Isle of Wight Festival. Speaking of Frank Black and Kim Deal: You may recall Frank manned the boards for the new Art Brut album, Art Brut vs. Satan, due inRead more…

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