Tag Archives: The Vaselines

Live Video: The Vaselines

For a band that’s distinctly Scottish, The Vaselines couldn’t be more “Northwest”, and now more so than ever. Formed by current members, Eugene Kelly and Frances McKee, the Glasgow group released only one album before breaking up in 1989. That might have been the end for their catchy, quirky, charmingly disaffected sound, but, as mostRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 19th • Patti Smith at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Black Breath, Harm’s Way, Theories, Ill Intent, Earth Control, Wreck at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, January 20th • Death Cab for Cutie, Say Hi at the Crocodile // All Ages SOLD OUT (more info) • RussianRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Loaded

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 438 – Loaded Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters asRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Bound To Earth

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 435 – Bound To Earth Afternoon Show host Kevin ColeRead more…

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Friday Music News

English rock band Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will drop their upcoming album, Chasing Yesterday, on March 2. Luckily, they are offering their single “In The Heat of the Moment” on November 17 as a 7″ and digital release. Today, you can hear the single’s B-side, a powerful track called “Do The Damage.” [CoS]

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Song of the Day: The Vaselines – Last Half Hour

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Last Half Hour” by TheRead more…

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Out This Week 9/29

As we mentioned in today’s Music News round-up, Prince has returned with not one, but two new albums this week: a solo album titled Art Official Age, and one with his band 3rdEyeGirl called PlectrumElectrum. Famed Scottish indiepop duo The Vaselines also return today with the album V For Vaselines. KEXP Music Director Don YatesRead more…

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Friday Music News

English singer-songwriter Johnny Marr calls out our cash-obsessed culture in his video for “Easey Money.” He described the video as, “a ‘high times in low rent England’ kind of thing.” The track is featured on his upcoming album, Playland, which will be released in the US on October 7. [Pitchfork]

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Friday on My Mind: Favorite Songs of 2 minutes or less!

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. We are about to wrap up the 2014 Spring Fundraising Drive later this afternoon and I’m still hoping that if you haven’tRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2012 lineup announced!

The lineup was announced today for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Headliners Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, SKRILLEX, and M83 are joined by a wide range of artists including many KEXP favorites: The Helio Sequence, Blitzen Trapper, Passion Pit, M. Ward, The Jayhawks, The Heavy, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Khan &Read more…

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