Coming Up on KEXP: Animal Collective, Cinematic Orchestra and more

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The New Pornographers live at KEXP 9/14/07
photo by Chona Kasinger

Last week ended with a bang. After the technical issues we experienced at the beginning of the week -- don’t worry, we’ll have VHS or Beta back in no time -- we were able to host four great in-studios in two days. On Thursday, Toronto band Rock Plaza Central warmed up the studio with six band members, and then on Friday, Animal Collective started of the day with their blissful sonic madness, prompting John and Cheryl to declare it one best in-studios they’ve ever experienced. John was also impressed by their “A-Team” meets “Night Rider” touring vehicle:

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Afterwards, The New Pornographers didn’t let a brief delay at the border keep them from performing stunning acoustic set before their two-day residence at The Showbox. Carl (A.C.) Newman was as dreamy as ever.

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photo by Chona Kasinger

To end the day, Brooklyn band The Quavers surprised unfamiliar listeners with their affecting folk rock sounds.

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photo by Chona Kasinger

If you missed them or want to hear them again, you can still go back and listen to these performances on our 14-day Streaming Archive.

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Coming up this weeks is the Cinematic Orchestra, this morning at 9:30 am on The Morning Show. On Wednesday, on the Midday Show, catch Nyles Lannon, the former of Film School guitarist who has just released his second solo album. Friday’s a full day with Maps in at 9:30 am with John, MOTOR at 12 pm with Cheryl Waters, and the Roy Kay Trio at 7 pm with Leon Berman the the Shake the Shack crew.

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