Author Archives: Janice Headley

KEXP Suggests: Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series

Seattle ain’t messin’ around when we call ourselves the “City of Music“! In fact, for 36 years now, the city gives us free afternoon concerts with the Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series, thanks to the Metropolitan Improvement District in cooperation with the Downtown Seattle Association. These public, all ages shows are take place fromRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

New wave pioneers New Order are currently on tour in the US right now, and have slowly been unveiling their first new music in nine years. Earlier this year, they shared the track “Singularity,” and then, last night in Chicago, they debuted another new one titled “Plastic.” Watch fan-shot footage of the new song below.Read more...

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Exclusive KEXP Interview: Kraftwerk

Considered “The Beatles” of electronic music, Kraftwerk broke new boundaries in computerized composition when they broke into the scene in the 1970s. The German group were ahead of their time, and now, the future has finally caught up with them. Kraftwerk are currently on tour, performing their ground-breaking albums in 3D across the country. KEXPRead more...

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Out This Week 7/1

With today being Canada Day and Friday the Fourth of July, the music industry world is kinda quiet this week, but there are still some stellar releases worth shooting fireworks for. Highlights include the comedy album 2776: A Millennium of American Asskickery, the brainchild of Conan/The Daily Show writer Rob Kutner, The Tonight Show writerRead more...

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Monday Music News

It’s been three long years, but Bon Iver is back with a single for the new Zach Braff film, Wish I Was Here. (The soundtrack also boasts a new song from The Shins, as reported on last month.) You can stream the haunting track “Heavenly Father” via NPR Music. The soundtrack will be out digitallyRead more...

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Song of the Day: Brian Jonestown Massacre - Vad Hände Med Dem?

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 DJ John Richards, is “Vad Hände Med Dem”Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Bands and a Bonfire Under a Big Sky 6/28

If you loved seeing live music at Hilliard’s Beer Taproom during KEXP’s last Hood-to-Hood broadcast, then you’ll love this great bill happening on Saturday, June 28th. JanSport bring their fifth annual Bonfire Sessions back to Seattle with an excellent bill of Northwest music including Unknown Mortal Orchestra, La Luz, and Craft Spells. Enjoy the music,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Say Hi - Figure It Out

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 DJ Kevin Cole, is “Figure It Out” byRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Yesterday, we shared a poignant cover of Joey Ramone’s “I Got Knocked Down (But I’ll Get Up)” that School of Seven Bells recorded before the passing of Benjamin Curtis to a rare type of Non-Hodgkins Lymphona. Today, we have news that his bandmate Alejandra Deheza is currently in the studios, finishing the band’s final album,Read more...

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Photo Gallery: Fremont Fair Solstice Concert Series 6/21

Last weekend, the Fremont Fair launched their inaugural Solstice Concert Series. We shared photos from Friday nights show here, and today we have photos from Saturday, when Cascadia ’10, The Flavr Blue, The Physics, and Blue Scholars brought the beat under the sun. We’re already looking forward to next year! Photos by Eric Tra (viewRead more...

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