Tag Archives: The Men

Monday Music News

You can watch the members of Grizzly Bear loose small bits of their hair, blood nails, and skin for the sake of science/creativity in their new video for “Gun-Shy.” Speaking about the video last fall “If the creativity of any living creature could be seen, what would it look like?” Kris Moyes asked New York.Read more...

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Monday Music News

Last week the straight outta the mosh pit quartet The Men released the first song from their upcoming album New Moon - “Electric” carries on their direct and loud, but sincere and present, approach to punk. If anything can remind us what it’s like to sweat gallons at a show and wash it all downRead more...

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Celebrating Independence with... Sacred Bones

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. From the basement of AcademyRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a great week of shows ahead, starting with a very important benefit at the Tractor for the Victims Families of The Cafe Racer Tragedy featuring Wages of Sin, Bucharest Drinking Team, The Bad Things, Miss Mamie Lavona, Hounds of the Wild Hunt, The Great Um Millionaires Club, Dexter Street Stompers, Cast Iron Maidens. There’s alsoRead more...

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Live Video: The Men at SXSW 2012

Earlier this March, we featured The Men during our 2012 SXSW broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop (read about it here).  If you take nothing else from this post, know that The Men take it to 12.  Yes, 12.  They are louder than 11.  They are abrasive.  They sweat blood.  They howl into the crowdRead more...

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SXSW 2012, Day 3: The Men

Doesn’t anybody ever wonder where all the umph went in indie rock? Sure, we get the occasional outlier like Sleigh Bells or Fucked Up that isn’t afraid to shred its way to your heart. But even then, where did all the reckless abandonment of production and disregard for “the system” go? If you have askedRead more...

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Event Spotlight: KEXP Live at SXSW

Once again, KEXP will return to Austin, Texas March 14-16 for 2012′s rendition of the South by Southwest Music Conference. Every year, SXSW features dozens upon dozens of up-and-coming bands and artists that are blowing up on the scene (the lineup this year is absolutely spectacular). And for the second year in a row, KEXPRead more...

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Out This Week 3/6

March roars in like a lion with this week’s release by Ceremony -- yeah, there are like two or three bands with that name, but this is the thrashy hard-core one, rather than the mopey shoegazy one. On their fourth album, produced by Seattle’s own John Goodmanson, this California band evolves into what our MusicRead more...

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