Lloyd Cole opened his U.S. tour in Seattle earlier this month, and, while he was there, the singer-songwriter stopped by radio station KEXP to play a five-song, 20-minute solo-acoustic set that saw him perform a pair of songs off last year’s Standards and three tracks from Rattlesnakes.
The resurgent Throwing Muses last year played a few handfuls of U.S. dates to support their new double album Purgatory/Paradise, and Seattle radio station KEXP continues to show Kristin Hersh and Co. love by following up last year’s in-studio session with this just-posted footage from the band’s June 1 show at the Triple Door.
Last November, when Wire was in Seattle to stage its Drill festival, the postpunk legends stopped by KEXP to play a 20-minute session and discuss their current album, Change Becomes Us. The station recently posted video of that set, which you can watch here.
Throwing Muses played a handful of U.S. dates earlier this year, and while the band was in Seattle, Kristin Hersh and Co. stopped by KEXP for an on-air session during which they performed four tracks off last year’s sprawling double album Purgatory/Paradise, and discussed the comeback record.
KEXP continues to post stellar video filmed at its Bumbershoot Music Lounge during the Seattle music festival, this time coming up with a 30-minute set from Gary Numan. As you can see here, Numan plugs in for a trio of songs from his new album, plus a couple tracks from the early 2000s and his classic “Cars.”
Seattle’s KEXP has just shared video of a blistering, half-hour set by Bob Mould filmed by the radio station during last month’s Bumbershoot festival that finds the rocker tearing through a set comprised of three songs apiece off Sugar’s Copper Blue, his latest solo album Silver Age and Hüsker Dü’s Flip Your Wig.
Sebadoh hit the road earlier this month for a handful of dates in the western U.S. to tease next months’ release of Defend Yourself, the band’s first new album in 14 years. While they were in Seattle, the band — Lou Barlow, Jason Loewenstein and Bob D’Amico — stopped by KEXP for an in-studio performance.
The venerable Sub Pop Records is kicking things off by teaming up with Seattle’s KEXP to broadcast all afternoon from the Space Needle — atop which Mudhoney, J Mascis and more will perform throughout the afternoon. Check out full live video of today’s festivities here, via KEXP radio.
When The Ocean Blue was in Seattle this past February, the band’s frontman, David Schelzel, stopped by radio station KEXP (90.3 FM) for an on-air set and interview, performing new single “Sad Night, Where Is Morning,” classic track “Drifting, Falling” and a cover of Billy Idol’s “Eyes Without a Face.”
Seattle’s KEXP continues to post video footage of sets by bands that played live on the air for the radio station during South By Southwest last month, and the latest is a six-song, 33-minute set by Billy Bragg, who treated fans to four songs off his just released album Tooth & Nail, plus two old favorites.
As it does each year, Seattle’s KEXP has been posting video footage of sets by bands that played live on the air for the radio station during South By Southwest last month — the latest being a six-song, 35-minute set from Robyn Hitchcock, who played several songs off his just-released new album ‘Love From London.’
Last month we posted a great Dinosaur Jr live set from Seattle’s KEXP that was recorded at the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, Ore., during MusicfestNW, and here’s another one: a full 10-song, 40-minute set from the reunited Redd Kross, touring in support of their first album in 15 years, ‘Researching the Blues.’
Another great piece of video from Seattle’s KEXP this week: This time it’s a half-hour set from Dinosaur Jr recorded at the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, Ore., on Sept. 8 during MusicfestNW. As you can see from the setlist, the trio blasts its way through five classic tracks, culminating in a run through Green Mind opener “The Wagon.”