Live Video: Bob Mould @ Bumbershoot Music Lounge

Live Video, Bumbershoot
10/02/2013
Jim Beckmann
photo by Dave Lichterman (view set)

Nearly 35 years in music and Bob Mould shows no signs of slowing down! From his early punk roots with Hüsker Dü in the 1980s through his alternative pop years with Sugar in the 1990s, and in the years between and afterwards with his ten solo albums, the veteran songwriter has explored a variety of styles but has returned again and again to the smart, muscular guitar rock he does so well. If you didn't know better, you might think Silver Age, his most recent release, with all its ferocious attacks and anthemic hooks, was cut decades earlier. But also, it's Mould's decades of wisdom, experience, and yes, heartbreak, that really give the songs their edge. On stage, he doesn't hold back either, as you'll see during his recent set for KEXP's broadcast from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge. Watch below as Bob Mould, joined by Superchunk's drummer Jon Wurster and touring bassist Jason Narducy (Verbow), tear through a blistering set featuring a few of his latest solo songs, a few Sugar hits, and a few Hüsker Dü classics.

Full Performance:

Related News & Reviews

Live Video Bumbershoot

Live Video: Gary Numan @ Bumbershoot Music Lounge

"Nine Inch Numan" -- it was a comment left on the KEXP Facebook page, and echoed among the audience from our Bumbershoot Music Lounge session. Who knew synthpop pioneer Gary Numan had taken such a darker, more industrial turn in his later career! Even his 1979 new wave hit "Cars" took on a hard...


Read More
Live Video MFNW

Live Video: CHVRCHES

It was one of the most highly-anticipated sessions of our Musicfest NW broadcast: Scottish electropop group CHVRCHES had been blowing up the music blogs for months, yet their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe hadn't hit stores at the time. From the packed audience of the Doug Fir Lounge...


Read More
Live Video Bumbershoot

Live Video: Robert Glasper Experiment @ Bumbershoot Music Lounge

Robert Glasper was exposed to music at a young age. His mother brought him as a boy out to her jazz and blues gigs, and he also learned much about music in church, where he began to sing and mix gospel and jazz harmonies. Since those humble but enriching beginnings, Glasper has built a strong car...


Read More
Click anywhere to return to the site