First Aid Kit (Swedish sister duo Klara and Johanna Soderberg) grace the KEXP studio with a stunning set of folk-pop, featuring songs from their second full-length, "The Lion’s Roar." Recorded 4/11/2012 - 4 songs: Blue, Emmylou, The Lion’s Roar, Wolf
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The sublime beauty of Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter blooms as if from a dark depth during this live performance of songs from "Marble Son." Recorded on 8/1/2011 - 4 songs: Hushed By Devotion, Come To Mary, Your Own Kind, Wooden Roses
Caribou (producer/multi-instrumentalist Dan Snaith) in full band guise layers the KEXP airwaves with deep electronic rhythms, trippy textures and Snaith’s soft vocals, all riding on some solidly danceable beats. Recorded Live at KEXP on 2010-05-27
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KEXP Bob Dylan Documentary - Honest With Me: Firsthand Stories of Bob Dylan - #10: The Times They Are A Changin
Not for the faint of heart, these appalling (and sometimes appealing) covers of Dylan’s "Blowin’ In The Wind" will blow your mind! Written and told by Jasen Emmons. Song: "Blowin’ In The Wind" by Bob Dylan.
KEXP Bob Dylan Documentary - Honest With Me: Firsthand Stories of Bob Dylan - #9: Discovering Desolation Row
Dylan fan Cody Case tells how Bob Dylan rescued him from grunge music. Written and Told by Cody Case. Song "Desolation Row" by Bob Dylan.
Izzy Young was the concert promoter who put on Bob Dylan’s first concert in New York City. Izzy himself tells the humorous story of trying to promote Dylan to a music industry that tried to shoot him down. A First-Hand Story told by Izzy Young. Song: "Talkin’ New York" by Bob Dylan.
Travel back in time to 1960 when Bob Dylan got his first glimpse of folk star Joan Baez. Musicologist Michelle Boss Barba traces the rocky romance between the two young folkies from sunny start to bitter end. Written and Told by Michelle Boss Barba. Song: "It Ain’t Me Babe" performed by Bob Dylan and Joan Baez.
KEXP Bob Dylan Documentary - Honest With Me: Firsthand Stories of Bob Dylan - #6: Izzy Young’s Folklore Center
Bookstore owner Izzy Young met Bob Dylan in 1960 in the midst of the budding Greenwich Village folk scene. Izzy Young tells how the surprising young Dylan took folk music to new heights. Story told by Izzy Young and Michele Myers. Written and produced by Michele Myers. Song: "Times They Are A Changin’" by Bob Dylan.
KEXP Bob Dylan Documentary - Honest With Me: Firsthand Stories of Bob Dylan - #5: Dylan and the Band at Big Pink
This is the story of Big Pink, the big house in the country where Dylan worked with the Band. The Band’s Robbie Robertson reveals one of the secrets to Dylan’s songwriting. Written by Michele Myers with a First-Hand Story from The Band’s Robbie Robertson. Song: "The Weight" by The Band.
KEXP Bob Dylan Documentary - Honest With Me: Firsthand Stories of Bob Dylan - #4: Dylan’s Got The Blues
Blues legends Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters influenced Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan. This feature outlines the connection between Dylan and the blues. Written and Told by Larry Starr and Michele Myers. Song "Highway 61 Revisited" by Bob Dylan.
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