Tag Archives: The Vaselines

Live Video: The Vaselines

Until recently, The Vaselines may just have been known as a blip in musical history. Their recording career spanned from 1987 to 1989, releasing two EPs, Son of a Gun and┬áDying for It, and one full-length album, Dum-Dum. The band found greater exposure a few years later, when Nirvana covered their tracks on Incesticide (“SonRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Vaselines – Sex with an X

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Out This Week 9/14

This is one of those weeks when you just throw up your hands and accept that you’re just not going to have any more money after you see what’s waiting for you at the record store today — The Black Angels, Cloud Cult, Blonde Redhead, Grinderman, Junip, The Drums, The Walkmen, The Vaselines, Justin TownesRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

The music world suffered a few losses this week as Phelps “Catfish” Collins, former guitarist for James Brown and Parliament/Funkadelic passed away at the age of 66 after a prolonged battle with cancer. Composer and member of The Free Design Chris Dedrick has also passed away. Joanna Newsom performed two songs on Jimmy Kimmel LiveRead more…

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Thursday News Celebration

Casiotone for the Painfully Alone has announced his retirement after 13 years in the music scene. CFTPA was known for his lo-fi sound and offbeat, insightful lyrics. To coincide with his retirement, there will be the “1st Annual Final North American Tour” which includes a Sept. 14 stop in Seattle at Sunset Tavern. For theRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

As they prepare for August’s release of The Suburbs, Arcade Fire have been performing secret gigs around Montreal. Last night (Wednesday), they posted directions to Montreal’s South Shore shopping mall parking lot, where they place a free show. They were even so kind as to post an MP3 of a few new songs and aRead more…

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Three Imaginary Girls are going the way of The Vaselines

Last summer, arguably the biggest event in local music was SP20, the anniversary party for Sub Pop’s twenty years of going out of business. Lately, it seems like SP21 is continuing because a lot of (nonlocal) acts from the label have been coming through town with some great regularity, although I’ll never be accused ofRead more…

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Out This Week 5/5

The new Conor Oberst album, billed with his “Mystic Valley Band,” hits stores today. If you didn’t get a chance to hear the album streaming on NPR Music last week, you can sample it below — and it will be featured as our Song of the Day podcast tomorrow, so stay tuned. And while you’reRead more…

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