Tag Archives: The Velvet Underground

Monday Music News

We’ve got a new Shabazz Palaces track to share today, with, quite possibly, one of the best song titles ever: “#CAKE.” The sophomore release from the spacey Seattle duo is titled Lese Majesty, out 7/29 on Sub Pop. They’ll be LIVE on KEXP on Monday, August 4th at 3:00 PM PT. [Stereogum]

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KEXP (Kinda, Sorta) Suggests: The Pizza Underground at Chop Suey 4/28

We can’t wholeheartedly “suggest” this, but morbid curiosity sure makes it one of the most compelling shows this month: The Pizza Underground are on their debut North American tour, entitled Fresh to Your Door, and are “delivering” (in 30 minutes or less?) to Chop Suey on Monday, April 28th, with Toby Goodshank (of the MoldyRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Above is a trailer for the upcoming LCD Soundsystem documentary “Shut Up And Play The Hits.” Directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace, the film focuses on the band’s breakup in 2011, in particular the days leading up to their last shows at Madison Square Garden. If you couldn’t fly to New York and payRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

If you can’t get enough of Stephin Merritt, the Magnetic Fields, or Strange Powers, the documentary on the enigmatic musician that ran at the SIFF in June, then you’re in luck. Not only has bonus footage from Strange Powers been released, which will be included on the documentary’s DVD that is coming out next year,Read more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Why can’t we escape Radiohead? They’re everywhere -- including Hollywood. Apparently big movies stars Robert De Niro and Edward Norton have stolen the talents of Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood for Stone. There is no guarantee that the “weird ambient stuff” (as Norton calls it) will be a part of the film’s final soundtrack, butRead more...

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KEXP Documentaries: Psychedelics – The Velvet Underground

Greetings, Michele Myers here. I produce KEXP Documentaries with the help of a team of unpaid geniuses (KEXP volunteers). Each week we bring you a musical subject in the time it takes to play just one song. When we started working on this KEXP Documentaries series Psychedelics, we had to define psychedelic music for ourselves.Read more...

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