Tag Archives: U2

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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Monday News Mash-Up

We’re all about the local love, so with that in mind it’s time to discuss this year’s Sound Off! -- the Pacific Northwest’s biggest battle of the bands for the 21-and-under set -- finalists. SOL, Dyno Jamz, and Makeup Monsters secured their spots performing at EMP’s Sky Church March 7th (this Saturday), as they competeRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

In a sad note that will unfortunately bring you down, former ELO bassist Kelly Groucutt has passed. Groucutt, 63, died of a heart attack in Worcester, England. Groucutt played in ELO from 1974-1983. It’s not often that the little hamlet of Bloomington, Indiana, makes news beyond IU basketball, but indie fans should know the collegeRead more...

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