Tag Archives: The Swell Season

Friday on My Mind: Songs About Falling

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. I’m somewhat sad to inform you that Fall is officially arriving next Tuesday. The first day of the equinox fluctuates from yearRead more...

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Video Roundup: St. Patrick’s Day

You lucky dog -- it’s St. Patrick’s Day! KEXP’s Irish eyes will be smiling as DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will be shamrockin’ your St. Patty’s Day soundtrack all day long. And you can grab a pint of Guinness, and celebrate the patron saint of Ireland with our video round-up below.

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Thursday News Threads

Apparently, Sub Pop will be releasing indie rawkers Wolf Parade‘s new record, titled “Expo 86,” in late June or early July. Catch them at the Showbox in Seattle July 26th or Terminal 5 in NYC on July 13th.

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Thursday News Threads

Popular web radio station, WOXY, has suspended their live broadcasts due to financial woes. From their website: “Due to current economic realities and the lack of ongoing funding for WOXY’s operations, we’ve been forced to suspend our live broadcasts as of March 23rd. We’re continuing to explore options to keep The Future of Rock andRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Yesterday morning, Wednesday, December 30th, the world lost another important musician. This time it was Rowland S. Howard, best known as the guitarist for post-punk band The Birthday Party alongside Nick Cave. He died of liver cancer at only 50 years old. Howard is also known for fronting These Immortal Souls in the late 80′s/earlyRead more...

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Live Video: The Swell Season at The Triple Door

One month to the day before their official Seattle appearance, the musical duo The Swell Season performed an exclusive set for KEXP members as part of our VIP Club Concert series. The Frames frontman Glen Hansard and Czech pianist and singer Markéta Irglová are currently touring the followup to their multi-award winning soundtrack to Once.Read more...

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Out This Week 10/27

Musical duo The Swell Season, comprised of Frames frontman Glen Hansard and Czech pianist and singer Markéta Irglová, return with a followup to their multi-award winning soundtrack to Once. The pair just performed an exclusive live set for KEXP listeners last Thursday (you can still catch in on our Streaming Archive) but will be backRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

John “Marmaduke” Dawson, lead singer and principle songwriter for 60s country rock gods The New Riders of the Purple Sage, passed away of stomach cancer Thursday. He was 64. The likes of Jay Farrar, Jeff Tweedy, and Ryan Adams can attribute their early sound to the blend of hippie counterculture and Nashville country cool bredRead more...

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