Tag Archives: The Gossip

Gay-E-X-P 2014

I swear KEXP gets gayer every year. Granted, the station was pretty gay to begin with. So many of the artists you hear on a regular basis on KEXP are members of the LGBT community: The Magnetic Fields, Sleater-Kinney, Bob Mould, Antony & the Johnsons. Plus the Pacific Northwest scene teems with amazing queer musiciansRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Notes on Tracy + the Plastics at the Henry Art Museum

Back in 1999, Olympia-based queer feminist artist Wynne Greenwood started the electro-punk trio Tracy + the Plastics. Tracy was the bad-ass lead vocalist, Nikki was on keyboards, and Cola on drums. Oh, and all three band members were actually Greenwood herself. The project resulted in three full-length albums, and a split EP with The Gossip,Read more...

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Three Imaginary Girls recommendations for the Capitol Hill Block Party

With over 50 bands and multiple stages making up this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party, it’s going to be impossible to not see a band you already love and find a new favorites. This year, the headliners on the Main Stage are so strong, you have to make sure to catch even just a fewRead more...

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KEXP Documentaries: Beth Ditto Takes It Off

Every time I make a KEXP Documentary, I think about what the KEXP audience wants to know about the subject. Fighting years of academic training, I try to let go of a long list of dates and cold facts to get to the heart of the artist. In interviews, I try to talk to theRead more...

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Block Party 2009 lineup and presale!

Along with The Stranger and Caffe Vita, KEXP 90.3 FM is proud to present The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattleā€™s Premiere Celebration of Independent Music on July 24 & July 25th. The first part of the lineup has just been announced: SONIC YOUTH, THE JESUS LIZARD, THE GOSSIP, DEERHUNTER, BLACK LIPS, EARTH, THE THERMALS,Read more...

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