Tag Archives: Thom Yorke

Monday News Mash-Up

Hip Hop pioneer Guru suffered a heart attack yesterday and remains comatose and in critical condition. According to DJ Premier, Guru’s former partner in the legendary Gang Starr, the 43-year-old rapper, whose real name is Keith Elam, will undergo surgery today. Our thoughts are with him and his family

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Monday News Mash-Up

Thom Yorke is no stranger to championing environmental rights, among other causes, and unlike another certain touring UK band, his band, Radiohead, maintains as small of a footprint as possible as they trek the world. In effort to further the cause, Yorke went to Copenhagen for the United Nations Climate Change Conference this past week,Read more…

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Thursday News Threads

Yep, James Mercer and Danger Mouse are making a band now. Not just recording tracks or whatever. But for realz. They even have a potentially impermanent name: Broken Bells! They might very well make the catchiest songs ever, I bet. Hey guys. Guys — did you hear? Pavement is reuniting! But if a year isRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Bumbershoot has completed the 2009 lineup by adding Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cold War Kids, Old 97’s, The Helio Sequence, and Portland Cello Project. Unfortunately, Kasabian and The Ting Tings had to cancel, but there’s still plenty more to hear and see. Go check out the schedule and look for KEXP to broadcast there once again!Read more…

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Thursday News Threads

Lots of free new music in the news today! Sup Pop band Fruit Bats, who have finished their latest album (which they previewed on KEXP earlier this year), are offering the title track of the forthcoming album, The Ruminant Band: Fruit Bats – The Ruminant Band (MP3) NYC dance post-punkers The Rapture have announced theRead more…

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