Jim Beckmann appears in the following:
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
The group has transformed its ambient Americana sound into grand arrangements for full band. Watch The War on Drugs perform songs from its new album Lost in the Dream in the KEXP studios.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Three brothers formed Pontiak a decade ago as a vehicle for their feedback-laden, neo-psych Southern-rock jams. Watch the band perform "It's the Greatest" in the KEXP studios.
Monday, March 24, 2014
The singer-songwriter and her band visit the KEXP studios for an intense and incendiary set of songs from her new album, Burn Your Fire for No Witness.
Monday, March 03, 2014
Ben Bridwell, Ryan Monroe and Tyler Ramsey are performing their old hits in a new fashion: huddled around a single microphone. Enjoy "No One's Gonna Love You" in a way you haven't heard it before.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Page Hamilton and his crew were a huge deal in the early 1990s, but his more recent material has gone, for lack of a better term, unsung. Watch him perform "Blacktop" live in KEXP's studios.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
The gifted producer and songwriter visits KEXP to perform material from his upcoming album Invisible Hour. Watch Henry perform "Swayed" in KEXP's Seattle studios.
Monday, December 30, 2013
As gentle as they are, the ethereal sounds of singer Julianna Barwick possess prescription-strength power. Watch her perform "One Half," from this year's gorgeous Nepenthe, live in KEXP's studios.
Monday, December 23, 2013
With its debut album, Howlin', the young Australian trio is on a quest to revitalize the Madchester sounds of Britpop past. Watch the psych-rock band perform "Come Save Me," recorded live in the KEXP studios.
Monday, September 09, 2013
Van Etten surprised KEXP by performing an unreleased song from her next album during the station's recording session at the Portland-area festival Pickathon 2013. Luckily, the cameras were rolling for "Tarifa."
Monday, September 02, 2013
The Bay Area garage rocker went largely acoustic on his new album, Sleeper, so the backwoods near Oregon's Pickathon festival provided an ideal setting for its songs. Watch Segall and his friends perform Sleeper's title track for KEXP.
Monday, August 26, 2013
Lou Barlow and Jason Loewenstein will release their first Sebadoh album in 14 years, Defend Yourself, on Sept. 17. The duo, along with drummer Bob D'Amico, visited KEXP in Seattle earlier this month to give fans a taste of what's to come. Watch Sebadoh perform "Keep the Boy Alive" in the studio.
Monday, August 19, 2013
The experimental L.A. hip-hop trio cuts quick-slung lines across swaths of destroyed digital noise that's guaranteed to redline your sound system. Watch the group perform "Killer" live at the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee in Seattle. Advisory: This video contains profanity.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The North Carolina singer-songwriter is devoted to replicating the laid-back West Coast groove of the '70s. Watch him perform a new song, "Love Strong," for KEXP at Seattle's US Social Club.
Saturday, June 01, 2013
The opening track on the downtempo producer's latest album takes on new life when performed on the road, thanks to English singer Szjerdene. Watch the band play "First Fires" live on KEXP.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The British post-punk band makes its American radio debut at KEXP in Seattle. Luckily, cameras are rolling for these four blistering songs from Savages' debut album, Silence Yourself.