Jim Beckmann

Jim Beckmann appears in the following:

KEXP Presents: The War On Drugs

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.


KEXP Presents: Pontiak

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.


KEXP Presents: Angel Olsen

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.


KEXP Presents: Band Of Horses

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.


KEXP Presents: Helmet

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.


KEXP Presents: Joe Henry

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.


KEXP Presents: Julianna Barwick

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.


KEXP Presents: Jagwar Ma

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.


KEXP Presents: Sharon Van Etten

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."


KEXP Presents: Ty Segall

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.


KEXP Presents: Sebadoh

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.


KEXP Presents: clipping.

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.


Jonathan Wilson: Laurel Canyon Personified

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.


Bonobo: A Smoldering Take On 'First Fires'

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.


Savages: Elegant Brutality, Rendered Anything But Silent

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.