Tag Archives: The Presidents of the United States of America

Out This Week 2/18

New York duo Phantogram release their sophomore album, Voices, today, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates claims is a, “sleek set of moody electro-pop with a dark, atmospheric sound featuring buzzing synths, spiky guitars, hip hop-influenced beats, breathy vocals and catchy pop hooks.” Another highlight for the week comes from Angel Olsen, former member ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

As we rip through February, things are heating up in Seattle. Some great choices this week. On Tuesday night, “roll-up” your Mardi Gras sleeves with Cam’Ron and Nacho Picasso at the Crocodile. On Wednesday night, have some fun with Debacle Records and Daniel Bachman, Jordan Fuller, and Lori Goldston at the Rendezvous. Thursday, enjoy a killer darkRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Classic Rock

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...

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Friday on My Mind: The Best Songs Done By the Presidents of the United States of America

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, which is a weekly collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. What better way to commemorate President’s Day than celebrating Seattle local heroes The Presidents of the United States of America? I’m sure NO ONE has had this idea before me. I’m the first. I am,Read more...

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Watch Nevermind Concert at EMP tonight at 10PM!

While tonight’s special benefit concert commemorating the 20th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind at EMP may be sold out, you can still experience it for yourself online through a live video stream. In fact, you can watch the performance right here at 10PM PST tonight, September 20, as local bands including The Long Winters, Visqueen, TheRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2011, Saturday: More Bands, More Photos

Although we’ve been writing a lot about the performances in the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, there are lots of other acts to see here at Bumbershoot this weekend. Here are some photos from the other stages on Saturday; read more about Bumbershoot on the blog.

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KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more...

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