Tag Archives: The Melvins

KEXP Suggests: The Colossus of Destiny: A Melvins Tale 7/23 + 7/24

“I don’t think it’s a bad thing for The Melvins to be The Melvins,and mean what they mean. I think it’s a rare thing.” — Chris Cornell There’s a superhero element to the way The Melvins documentary is being promoted, from the poster (designed by Shepard Fairey) to the title of the film: The ColossusRead more…

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Bumbershoot Day 2: Israel Nash, Chimurenga Renaissance, The Melvins, Lee Scratch Perry, Punch Brothers

The weather was still shades of gray on Sunday, but overall promised to cooperate a bit more than the deluge of Saturday. The second day of Bumbershoot kicked off with the big, warm country rock sounds of Israel Nash.┬áNash plays very much in the tradition of Neil Young, and marries swelling rock with pedal steelRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

KEXP Song of the Day alumni “The Legend of Chavo Guerrero” by The Mountain Goats receives the music video treatment today. The clip features none other than wrestling legend Chavo Guerrero himself alongside the band and actor Rob Corddry. Watch below. The Mountain Goats are playing a sold out show on Friday, May 29th atRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 3/2

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, March 2nd: Late Show with David Letterman: Hundred Waters (R) Late Night with Seth Meyers:Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 2/2

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, February 2nd: Late Show with David Letterman: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings Jimmy Kimmel Live:Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/1

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Tuesday, December 2nd: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Dave Grohl Wednesday, December 3rd: The TonightRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 11/3

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, November 3rd: Late Show with David Letterman: Father John Misty Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more…

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Thursday Music News

’90s-revivalists Speedy Ortiz go all the way back to the ’70s for their cover of the Sibylle Baier song “Lost Something In The Hills.” The obscure German folk-singer had recorded songs at home on a reel-to-reel recorder, and when none other than J Mascis got his hands on a copy, he helped Baier’s son getRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Unsatisfied with releasing music solely via traditional outlets, Wilco have issued an iBook titled The Incredible Shrinking Tour of Chicago that captures the band’s tour of the same name from last December, where they played five nights in their hometown, each night in a smaller venue. Alongside the five shows, the digital package includes aRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

As they prepare for August’s release of The Suburbs, Arcade Fire have been performing secret gigs around Montreal. Last night (Wednesday), they posted directions to Montreal’s South Shore shopping mall parking lot, where they place a free show. They were even so kind as to post an MP3 of a few new songs and aRead more…

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