Tag Archives: Yuck

Song of the Day: Caveman – Thankful

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on The MorningRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2011: Friday

I took a fairly mellow approach to the first day of the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party. With the rainy and cool gloom of the past couple weeks finally dispelled, it was a good day to wander about with a friend, enjoy the sunshine, and casually catch a few songs at the various stages. AndRead more…

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again — for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 6/22

If Radiohead‘s King of Limbs left you unsatisfied, the band has released a clip of themselves playing a new song. This one’s called “Staircase,” and was recorded with Portishead drummer Clive Deamer for producer Nigel Godrich‘s performance series “From the Basement.” Watch it below. KEXP listeners should be familiar with Wild Flag by now –Read more…

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Thursday News Roundup

British post-dubstep sensation James Blake recently came through Seattle, where he played a set at, of all places, the Tractor Tavern, a venue known for its proclivity to host more western, country, and folk-themed musical acts. Despite the cowboy boots strung up overhead, Blake made the Tractor his for the night and wow-ed the soldRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, April 19 MASERATI with Sleepy Eyes of Death @ Sunset Tavern Maserati – We’ve Got The System To Fight The System (9:00 pm, $10, 21+)

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KEXP at SXSW: Videos from Mellow Johnny’s, Day 1

Though we’ve only just made it home from an intense week in Austin during SXSW, we already have a sampling of the live performances from the first day of our broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. The first band to perform, Seattle’s own rising stars The Head on the Heart made us feel right atRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW, Day 1 Performances Online Now!

As you probably already know, KEXP has been down in Austin at South By Southwest for the better part of the week, hosting live performances from our very own stage at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop. But what you may not know is that, even if you’re not down here for the shows, you can stillRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW 2011, Day 1: Yuck

Hot off the release of their self-titled debut LP, U.K. based Yuck played the KEXP stage at Mellow Johnny’s. The four-piece alt rock group have consistently been turning heads. Yuck, out now on Fat Possum, is an addicting rock album that defies pigeonholing. Formed by Daniel Blumberg and Max Bloom, Yuck began recording a stringRead more…

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