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OFF Festival 2017: Interviews w/ Beak>, Artur Rojek, Ulrika Spacek, Trupa Trupa, MORE

For our third year, KEXP returned to Katowice, Poland for OFF Music Festival, a weekend of music after our own hearts. “The OFF line-up neither favors nor discriminates against any specific genres,” explained founder (and musician himself), Artur Rojek. “What matters is the music and the quality of that music. We want the OFF FestivalRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/21

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 21st: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Haim (R) Tuesday, August 22nd: Jimmy KimmelRead more…

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Live Review: A-Wa at The Crocodile 8/9

Review by Clare McGrane, DJ assistant for Wo’Pop on KEXP At an A-Wa show, audience participation is not optional. From the moment the trio of Israeli sisters took to the stage at their recent show at the Crocodile, it was clear they weren’t performing for an audience — they were throwing a jubilant party, oneRead more…

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In Stores Now 8/21

Brooklyn-bred band Grizzly Bear return with their fifth LP, a release KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “an adventurous set of densely layered and intricately arranged prog-pop, featuring a punchier, more beat-driven sound to more forcefully drive home the band’s dark, imagistic lyrics of decay and alienation.” Long-running Madison, WI-based group Rainer Maria return withRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: The Veils (and ZZ Top)

  [ SPOILERS AHEAD ] David Lynch’s love for music is as powerful as a green-gloved fist, and it’s reflected in the soundtrack for Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Most of the episodes end with a band performing at the Bang Bang Bar aka The Roadhouse, the local bar in the city of Twin Peaks.Read more…

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National Radio Week: The Hard Report on REV 105 with Kevin Cole

As part of KEXP’s National Radio Week coverage, on the KEXP Blog we will be spotlighting some of the stories and personal testimonials given by a variety of radio luminaries in interviews done with KEXP DJs John Richards, Kevin Cole, and Morning Show producer Owen Murphy. These interviews articulately explain the enduring legacy of early independentRead more…

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Music That Matters: Vibes From The Future

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 578 – Vibes From The Future Street Sounds host StasRead more…

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National Radio Week: A Matt Pinfield WHTG Playlist

As part of KEXP’s National Radio Week coverage, on the KEXP Blog we will be spotlighting some of the stories and personal testimonials given by a variety of radio luminaries in interviews done with KEXP DJs John Richards, Kevin Cole, and Morning Show producer Owen Murphy. These interviews articulately explain the enduring legacy of early independentRead more…

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National Radio Week: Mike Fuller & KJET

As part of KEXP’s National Radio Week coverage, on the KEXP Blog we will be spotlighting some of the stories and personal testimonials given by a variety of radio luminaries in interviews done with KEXP DJs John Richards, Kevin Cole, and Morning Show producer Owen Murphy. These interviews articulately explain the enduring legacy of early independentRead more…

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National Radio Week: Mr. Shovel (Mark Sovel) Digs Into Indie 103.1

As part of KEXP’s National Radio Week coverage, on the KEXP Blog we will be spotlighting some of the stories and personal testimonials given by a variety of radio luminaries in interviews done with KEXP DJs John Richards, Kevin Cole, and Morning Show producer Owen Murphy. These interviews articulately explain the enduring legacy of early independentRead more…

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