Tag Archives: The Fall

Midnight in a Perfect World: Anika from Exploded View

Anika is the stage name of British-born, frequently Berlin-based singer, songwriter, and political journalist Annika Henderson, a magnetic vocalist and writer that emerged as a solo artist in 2010 with releases on Portishead member Geoff Barrow’s Invada Records as well as the highly revered Stones Throw Records. Anika now fronts the four-piece band Exploded View,Read more…

Posted in KEXP, Midnight In A Perfect World | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Review Revue: Adult Net – Waking Up in the Sun

Brix Smith seems to have led a fascinating existence. Perhaps having been a member of the Fall isn’t a huge claim to fame (not many bands have Wikipedia pages specifically dedicated to listing their past members, after all). But how many people can say they’ve played with the Fall, the Bangles, and Hole? Can’t beRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Review Revue | Also tagged , | 4 Comments

Midnight in a Perfect World: Jon Spencer

NYC’s Jon Spencer is a veteran of the alternative music world, best-known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, in addition to playing a key role in Pussy Galore and Boss Hog. Hot on the heels of his killer new album, Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party, Spencer’s MidnightRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Midnight In A Perfect World | Also tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Friday on My Mind: Songs About Falling

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. I’m somewhat sad to inform you that Fall is officially arriving next Tuesday. The first day of the equinox fluctuates from yearRead more…

Posted in Friday on My Mind, John In The Morning, KEXP | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Out This Week 7/2

It’s a very short list of new releases this holiday week, so you can probably tie your record store shopping to your quest for 4th of July BBQ supplies. While you’re stocking up on burgers, weiners, beer and soda, you might stop to grab the latest from British producer Zomby, whose third album, our MusicRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Out This Week! | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Out This Week 5/14

While we’re all waiting for the warm weather to officially take hold (we’ve been given an enticingly cruel taste of it here in Northwest), Vampire Weekend has created the perfect summer album to fuel your anticipation. At times wistfully nostalgic, percolatingly peppy and even fiercely energetic, Modern Vampires of the City is undoubtedly one ofRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Out This Week! | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Countdown Predictions: Post Punk

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more…

Posted in Fall Membership Drive, KEXP | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Out This Week 5/4

A lot of super music out today! On Heaven Is Whenever, the Minneapolis power group The Hold Steady turn a more sonically diverse and dynamic though no less hard-hitting fifth album. Gone is mustachioed keyboardist Franz Nicolay, but here to stay are the clever lyrics of songwriter Craig Finn and the band’s epic sound. BrokenRead more…

Posted in KEXP, New York, Out This Week! | Also tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monday News Mash-Up

Spoon have finally given non-Texas concert goers something to be giddy about. The group has announced that album #7, Transference, will be available January 26th. Not only a great way to kick off a new year but also a new decade. KEXP’s own Jon Kertzer, host of such entertaining fare as The Best Ambiance, hasRead more…

Posted in KEXP, Music News, New York | 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