Tag Archives: The War on Drugs

Song of the Day: The War On Drugs - Red Eyes

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. Today’s song, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Red Eyes” by The WarRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle confectioners Full Tilt Ice Cream will be celebrating the release of their new flavor Mudhoney, the ice cream, with noneother than Mudhoney, the band! According to their press release, “Mudhoney ice cream mixes satisfying riffs of in-your-face cinnamon with a mellow backbeat of honey and fudge, all rounded out with Full Tilt’s creamy hand-madeRead more...

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Live Video: KEXP at Pickathon, Part 2

“In a pagan place,” indeed -- barely two weeks ago we sent a team into the out-of-time wooded glens of the Pendarvis farm in Happy valley, Oregon, to capture stripped down performances during Pickathon. There’s just something about the festival’s laid back approach and the idyllic scenery that draws out some truly unique performances fromRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more...

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SXSW 2012, Day 3: The War On Drugs

Philadelphia band The War on Drugs was formed in 2005 by Adam Granduciel and Kurt Vile. Vile, of course, has pursued a successful solo career, but The War On Drugs have continued churning out soulful, road-weary Americana, led by Granduciel moaning vocals, a spot-on rhythm section, and delicate, organic guitar lines. 2011′s acclaimed Slave AmbientRead more...

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Event Spotlight: KEXP Live at SXSW

Once again, KEXP will return to Austin, Texas March 14-16 for 2012′s rendition of the South by Southwest Music Conference. Every year, SXSW features dozens upon dozens of up-and-coming bands and artists that are blowing up on the scene (the lineup this year is absolutely spectacular). And for the second year in a row, KEXPRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

The Magnetic Fields first single off their soon to be released album, Love at the Bottom of the Sea, hit the internet today. It’s called “Andrew in Drag.”

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Live Video: The War On Drugs

Philadelphia’s The War On Drugs has weathered the worst of storms: the departure of three band members at the end of 2008 dealt a blow to fans of the foursome’s Americana-influenced rock and roll. Frontman Adam Granduciel has led the band through thick and thin, culminating in the band’s second full-length LP for indie labelRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Following a busy week of shows both here in Seattle (City Arts) and New York (CMJ) we can relax this week with a much more manageable schedule. There are a few great choices too. Monday starts with a proper punk rock show at the Crocodile with The Bronx. For Wednesday you can pick from aRead more...

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Song of the Day: The War on Drugs - Come to the City

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 tracks, 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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