During the Bumbershoot music festival in Seattle this past Labor Day weekend, hometown heroes Mudhoney stopped by KEXP’s “music lounge” at the Eve Alvord Theater to pound through a glorious 9-song, 30-minute set that the radio station has kindly posted in full on YouTube.
Seattle radio station KEXP has been uploading video of some of its past in-studio sessions to YouTube, and here’s another: A Sept. 23, 2009, visit during which the brothers Kirkwood performed four tracks off their then-new album ‘Sewn Together,’ plus ‘one of those Nirvana songs,’ aka ‘Plateau.’
Seattle’s KEXP has been uploading past in-studio sessions to YouTube of late, and the latest beneficiary of this is Dinosaur Jr. The trio stopped in on Dec. 17, 2011, to record live versions of a couple classics and its trademark cover of The Cure’s ‘Just Like Heaven,’ plus have a little chat with Henry Rollins.
The Wedding Present is just about finished with its North American ‘Seamonsters’ tour, but you can now watch a full performance from the beginning of the trek, thanks to Seattle radio station KEXP, which filmed this 30-minute set at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin, Texas, during South By Southwest.
Not sure how this one escaped our notice, but it’s better late than never: On Sept. 21, 2010, ChameleonsVox — the band featuring frontman Mark Burgess and drummer John Lever of post-punk favorites The Chameleons — stopped by the studios of Seattle’s KEXP radio to perform a four-song, on-air set.
Last June, former Hüsker Dü drummer Grant Hart dropped by the studios of Seattle’s KEXP for a half-hour interview and on-air performance — which you can now watch in full after the radio station this week posted the set on YouTube.
When former Dead Can Dance member Brendan Perry’s joint North American tour with Cocteau Twins co-founder Robin Guthrie rolled through Seattle last month, the acclaimed musicians dropped by the studios of indie-leaning public-radio outlet KEXP, where the 4AD veterans each performed a selection of their own songs live on the air.
Back in April as Wire toured the U.S. in support of its new album ‘Red Barked Tree,’ the U.K. post-punk legends dropped by the studios of Seattle radio station KEXP to perform ‘Clay,’ ‘Bad Worn Thing’ and ‘Moreover’ from the new album, plus 1988 favorite ‘Kidney Bingos.’
Seattle radio station KEXP (90.3 FM) filmed Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark playing a set last month during SXSW at Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin. Here’s ‘If You Leave’ and ‘Sister Marie Says.’