Tag Archives: Wu-Tang Clan

Live at Bumbershoot 2014, Day 1: Wu-Tang Clan, Polica, Mac DeMarco, Dude York, and more

Bumbershoot 2014 kicked off Saturday in spectacular fashion. Variable weather didn’t prevent the thousands upon thousands of music fans from flooding Seattle Center throughout the day and celebrating the brilliant and eclectic mixture of art on display today. From cool, R&B grooves of Donnie and Joe Emerson to the hip-hop veteran showcase of the Wu-TangRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Bumbershoot 2014

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. It’s time for Bumbershoot, Seattle’s premiere music and arts festival. The fest is set to take over Seattle Center for three daysRead more...

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Thursday Music News

A half-joking song deserves a half-joking video, and that’s exactly what UK trio Alt-J turn out with their clip for “Left Hand Free,” a song the band claim they wrote as a joke to appease their record label. The video, filmed outside of Austin, Texas, features a bunch of teen clichés to complement the “rawk”Read more...

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TV Eye: Week of 8/4

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 4th: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon: Spoon Jimmy Kimmel Live: Disclosure Ellen: JakeRead more...

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Bumbershoot Announces Music Lineup for 2014

Thursday, on the Afternoon Show, we revealed the exciting news that The Replacements will perform the Mainstage at Memorial Stadium during Bumbershoot this year. Now, just announced is the rest of the music lineup for the Seattle festival. There are too many KEXP favorites to list, but we’re definitely excited for The Head and TheRead more...

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Bonnaroo 2013: Friday

Bonnaroo started its first full day on Friday, but the audience was more than warmed up from the night before. The day would mark the weekend’s first headlining performance (Paul McCartney), the first you-had-to-be-there moment (Wu-Tang’s surprise appearance at the hip-hop Superjam), and the weekend’s first late night spectacle (Animal Collective). A steady mix ofRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

AraabMUZIK is gearing up to drop The Remixes Volume 1 on July 9, a compilation that will feature tracks from music label Ultra Records and two brand new AraabMUZIK originals.”Keep it in Motion” - featuring Chase N Cash, one of those aforementioned originals can be heard below. You should also take a listen to hisRead more...

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Album Review: The Man With the Iron Fists OST

With The Man With the Iron Fists we get to see Wu-Tang Clan member and spiritual leader RZA do something he’s always wanted to do: make a ridiculously awesome, totally kickass kung fu movie. The premise is classic Shaw brothers material: a small village in imperial China becomes the central location of attempted heist byRead more...

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Video Roundup: Flag Day

237 years ago, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution that adopted the flag of the United States on June 14. Today, we celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a video playlist all about flags. From flags Black to Wild, here are some songs we’ve flagged as part of a Flag Day soundtrack for ourRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve finally dug out of the snow here in the Northwest, just in time for a few noteworthy shows this week. The star of the week has got to be Wednesday night, when Wu-Tang Clan hits the stage at the Showbox with guests Black Knights, Reverend Burke, and Champagne Champagne. Ambulance plays at the Comet Tavern with The WestRead more...

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