Author Archives: Jacob Uitti

Live Video: Tacocat

It would be great to construct this write-up as a complete palindrome, but probably only Tacocat could pull that off! Instead, let it suffice that this Seattle four-piece is hella charming — from the new ice cream flavor coming out under their name all the way down to their latest album title, NVM, a nod toRead more...

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Monday Music News

Black Keys band member Patrick Carney played the title track for the duo’s new album, Turn Blue, today. This is the second song, along with “Fever”, to be released from the new record. The bluesy tune features rumbling drums and a thoughtful lyrical tone. The new record is also a collaboration between the Black Keys andRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Mindie Lind of Inly

Mindie Lind has a timeless voice. She has a silky, sultry, smokey sound that transports you to the place of dark night clubs, cigarette smoke and charm. She also fronts the new Seattle band Inly. KEXP caught up with Mindie to see what was up with the new project, what singers inspire her and howRead more...

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Song of the Day: Vibragun - Dirty Thing

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Dirty Thing” by Seattle’sRead more...

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Song of the Day: FAMY - A Ho A Hand

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “A Ho A Hand”Read more...

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Live Video: Fox and the Law

Part fresh-faced punks, part wise songwriters, Fox and the Law seem to always be creating expectations and then immediately defying them, dashing preconceptions as soon as their rich guitar riffs and vocals rife with sonic time bombs hit listeners’ ears. This Seattle four-piece, not even two years from their first record release, has received acclaimRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Cataldo’s Eric Anderson

Cataldo‘s Eric Anderson writes big, beautiful songs that begin with just a hum or a whistle. His new album, Gilded Oldies, is full of tracks with bright melodies and powerful percussion - jungles from small seeds. It’s a particularly strong record that has been received in Seattle with open arms. We had a chance to catchRead more...

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Song of the Day: Goodbye Heart - Just Kids

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Just Kids” by SeattleRead more...

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Live Video: Hunters

Where Brooklyn at? No, really. Where is Brooklyn, PA? Because that’s where the band Hunters calls home (not the more famous borough of New York City). Nevertheless, the four-piece Hunters incorporates many different influences in their music, from straight up rock and roll to a pinch of metal to a bit of pop. It’s almostRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Modern Kin’s Andrew Grow

Portland’s Modern Kin recently released their debut self-titled record, a 12-track rocking album from the booming trio. The band is not afraid to experiment, either, having tried out a seven-show in 24-hours idea, streaming the performances live from Mississippi Studios in their hometown, Portland, Oregon. KEXP had a chance to chat with Modern Kin frontmanRead more...

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