Tag Archives: U2

Friday on My Mind: The Best Modern Day Songs to Ring in the New Year

After a week off, the feature Friday on My Mind returns. This is a collaborative effort with King 5 News to bring you a different “Top 3″ list centered on various musical subjects and themes. This week, we’re talking about the New Year. This week we’ve rung in the year 2012. Whether it’s the thoughtRead more…

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Happy 11/11/11!

Today is Veterans Day — a big thank you to all those who served in our country’s armed forces — and while not to diminish their service and sacrifice, it’s also a very special day for math-heads and metalheads alike. November 11, 2011, is not only the last fully binary date of the century, butRead more…

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SIFF “Face The Music” preview: Killing Bono

Directed by Nick Hamm (Talk Of Angels and BBC’s Off The Hook), Killing Bono depicts the complicated relationship of two brothers in 1970s Ireland as they struggle as bandmates against the rising success of their rivals (and inspiration), who, as history proves, will become one of the largest selling bands in history. Festival Screenings: Thursday,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Sasquatch Music Festival and Northwest Folklife Festival have been running all weekend and continue on Memorial Day. Here’s what else is going on Monday night as well as the rest of the week. There are a couple big shows in town this week including Adele and U2. Monday, May 30 Barcelona with Holcombe Waller and Jenny ORead more…

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July, everybody! While the songs in this video roundup aren’t always about patriotism in a traditional sense or necessarily about today’s holiday itself — they’re sad, joyous, uplifting, and even angry and disillusioned — they share a yearning for personal freedom that goes well beyond the meaning of the term as thrownRead more…

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Thursday News Explosion

Conor Oberst and Sonic Youth have confirmed to join Zach De La Rocha from Rage Against The Machine‘s Sound Strike protest concert against the Arizona Immigration law. The site also contains a petition against the law.

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2009 Countdown: Best Opening Tracks

Yesterday, KEXP counted down what you voted as the Best Opening Track off an album, and no, it wasn’t Michael Jackson (although he ranked 18th). It’s no surprise that “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from the Seattle grunge gods Nirvana took the number one spot. A reflection of our listeners’ diversity, the list contains artists newRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

After 16 years repping hip-hop music and culture, Vibe magazine has ceased publication. Since its inception in 1993, the magazine has chronicled hip-hop and R&B culture and even published a few books along the way. Sometimes being a superfan can pay off: Death Cab For Cutie fan Ross Ching made his own video for theRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Chicago-based music journalist and Wilco-head Greg Kot, broke the story Friday afternoon that Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode, and The Beastie Boys would be headlining the 2009 edition of Lollapalooza, set for August 7-9 in Chicago’s Grant Park. The bands and event representatives have yet to confirm or deny the story, so likely they’re just upsetRead more…

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Out This Week 3/3

This week it’s all about the numbers. Former Seattle resident Neko Case returns with her anticipated sixth studio album, Middle Cyclone. Double that and you have the twelfth album from Irish legends U2, who are pimping No Line on the Horizon with a week-long residency on the Late Show with David Letterman this week (forRead more…

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