Tag Archives: "Weird Al" Yankovic

Tuesday Music News

Five years ago, Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch dropped God Help the Girl, an album of songs that he planned to use for a musical movie. Well the film, which stars Emily Browning (Sucker Punch) finally has the release date of September 5 in the US. Listen to Browning sing the film’s dreamy, titleRead more...

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Out This Week 7/15

The UK dominates this week of new releases with standout albums from two British duos. The mysterious twosome known as Jungle release their self-titled debut with XL Recordings, which KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as “an excellent set of retro-futuristic electro-funk with shimmering keyboards, funky guitar lines, rubbery beats, layered falsetto vocals and lyricsRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Food!

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. Thanksgiving is around the corner which means it’s time to get our eat on, so we’re looking at songs about food.

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Monday Music News

Battlestar Galactica fan and Wild Flag co-frontwoman Carrie Brownstein has recently penned a deal to publish a memoir chronicling her life in music.  But don’t worry Portlandia fans, she’s penning one for that show as well.  Read up on memoir details here. Weird “Al” Yankovic is now suing Sony Music Entertainment over royalties.  A littleRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

The Flamings Lips are the kings of nontraditional marketing tactics and are no strangers to unique niche merchandise, but this new thing is pretty unexpected and awesome: a Silver Trembling Fetus Christmas tree ornament. The video below will provide you with all the details.

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Thursday News Threads

On Halloween, Ted Leo and some of his buddies got on a Philadelphia stage as “TV Casualty.” Then, they proceeded to play two entire sets of music written and performed by the band Misfits! It’s a pretty faithful effort, too, and very enjoyable. And it’s all on YouTube. Check out Part 1 below, then watchRead more...

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