Tag Archives: Urge Overkill

Friday on My Mind: Best Songs from Quentin Tarantino Films

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Yesterday marked Quentin Tarantino’s 51st birthday. While he may be a part of the film world, the music world feels a lotRead more…

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Live Video: Bumbershoot Music Lounge, Monday

Our final day broadcasting from the Music Lounge during the 2011 Bumbershoot Music & Arts festival was a blast… from the past, really, with 90’s alternative reformed rock groups Urge Overkill and Grant Lee Buffalo bookending three hip-shaking performances by the stirring old school soul singer Charles Bradley, the ecstatic new soulsters Fitz & TheRead more…

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge 2011, Monday: Urge Overkill

Chicago alt-rockers Urge Overkill are celebrating the release of Rock & Roll Submarine, their first new album since 1995’s Exit the Dragon. The quartet may be best known for their cover of Neil Diamond‘s “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon” after the track was featured heavily in the classic film Pulp Fiction, but rest assured,Read more…

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Review Revue: Urge Overkill – Supersonic Storybook

One of the many fine rock bands to be brought from the Chicago scene into the national consciousness in the late 80s and early 90s by the stalwart indie Touch and Go Records, Urge Overkill were perhaps a bit more straightforward and accessible than some of their labelmates and contemporaries, such as The Jesus Lizard,Read more…

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