Tag Archives: The Roots

Friday on My Mind: Jimmy Fallon’s First Tonight Show Musical Guests

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. Jimmy Fallon has come a long way from his stand up days and his six years on Saturday Night Live. He tookRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot will be released from jail soon under a new amnesty bill, which pardons mothers who have not committed violent crimes. Band members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are currently in prison camps, while Yekaterina Samutsevich was released last year. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Since Prince released his song “Breakfast Can Wait” earlier this year, I haven’t been able to look at breakfast the same. Now, to make my mornings even more awkward, we have a very sensual music video to enjoy. Sexualized breakfast foods are just the tip of the iceberg in this video, there’s also lots ofRead more...

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Monday Music News

Cut Copy released their new single in the most novel way I’ve heard in a long time -- at Pitchfork, you could claim a vinyl copy of the single as long as you were one of the first 120 to arrive. The one-sided record was then cut and pressed before you, and engraved with theRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Best Jimmy Fallon Musical Performances

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. After weeks of speculation, it was officially confirmed this week that former Saturday Night Live cast member and Late Night host JimmyRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

From pop to funk and R&B, Prince is a musician of many genres. I have to say, this raw and amped up version of his hit “Let’s Go Crazy” fits him like a glove. He has four shows planned in two nights (April 18 and 19) at Shoebox and if this six minutes of instrumentalRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Only nine months after the release of their third album Ghostory, School of Seven Bells are prepping the release of a new EP featuring recorded versions of songs that the duo had played on their last U.S. tour. The EP, Put Your Sad Down, will be released on November 13th, featuring four original tunes andRead more...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 2

Opening a main stage at a festival can be a daunting task, especially for a band that isn’t used to playing festivals. ” This is a little different than our basement,” noted singer Galen Disston, “but we’re really honored to be here.” Lucky for Pickwick, a legion of fans rushed to the front of theRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

In March of 2010, Animal Collective performed a live music installation at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, with visuals provided by Danny Perez (also of past collaboration for visual feast Oddsac). In honor of this year’s Record Store Day, music from the exhibit, titled Transverse Temporal Gyrus, is now streaming. Check it out over atRead more...

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Sasquatch! 2012 lineup! announced!

Music fans could barely contain themselves waiting for tonight’s announcement during the Sasquatch! Launch Party at the Neptune Theatre for this year’s lineup of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. The 11th annual event will take place, as always, at The Gorge in George, WA, on Memorial Weekend (four days this time: May 25-28). And the lineupRead more...

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