Tag Archives: The Dream Syndicate

In Stores Now 9/11

Beloved Brooklyn band The National are back with their seventh album. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “another masterful set of brooding rock that injects a bit more electronic experimentation along with an occasional welcome return to rock aggression. As beautifully crafted and intricately arranged as always, the album is a powerful depiction ofRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Björk has announced a new single called “The Gate” that will be released digitally on September 18 and via a limited edition single-sided 12″ vinyl released on September 22. She announced the new album last month, which will reportedly be co-produced with her Vulnicura co-producer Arca. It will also include visuals from past collaborator AndrewRead more…

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Review Revue: The Dream Syndicate – The Days of Wine and Roses

I’m actually feeling like a pretty bad music nerd right now, because somehow I’ve never heard The Dream Syndicate‘s debut album, The Days of Wine and Roses, which the Internet seems to agree is one of the most important albums of the 1980s (and when the Internet agrees on something, you really should sit upRead more…

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Live Video: The Dream Syndicate at Bumbershoot Music Lounge

Considering the early 80’s were the heyday of The Dream Syndicate, you’re forgiven if, like the song says, you’re “just trying to remember the days of wine and roses”. As leaders of the so-called Paisley Underground, the LA band carried the sounds of the previous decade, particularly of The Velvet Underground and The Doors, intoRead more…

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Live at Bumbershoot 2014, Day 2: Big Star’s Third, The Dream Syndicate, Bootsy Collins, and more

Too much awesome to keep track of on Sunday at Bumbershoot 2014. Saturday may have gotten the party started, but Sunday is where jaws started dropping left and right. Chris Stamey made the Big Star’s Third performance one of the most beautiful and captivating things that has ever happened on the mural stage at SeattleRead more…

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Live at Bumbershoot 2014, Day 2: The Dream Syndicate

Pinch yourself, because this is really happening. Not only are The Dream Syndicate back in Seattle for the first time in 25 years – they also are playing an additional set for the KEXP Music Lounge to bring us as close as possible to this timeless and influential act. From their debut EP through fourRead more…

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Day 2 begins!

The light rain didn’t keep the crowds away from attending the first day of the 2014 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, and the improving weather will only make today more enjoyable. No doubt people will come rain or shine for legendary bands like Big Star’s Third and The Replacements, but you may not need yourRead more…

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Listen to KEXP live from the 2014 Bumbershoot Music Lounge

Maybe you don’t live in Seattle, or maybe you have to work all weekend… if you can’t make it to the 2014 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival this weekend, let KEXP bring the music to you! All weekend long, we’ll be broadcasting on site from our exclusive music lounge. Listen around the world to liveRead more…

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