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KEXP Suggests: Chance of Rain Festival 9/28-10/2

With Decibel Festival ending its incredible decade-long run, there was a void in Seattle that the Chance of Rain Festival is poised to fill. The inaugural five-day fest kicks off tonight, presenting art, fashion, and music in nightly showcases at venues across the city: Q Nightclub, Crocodile, Re-bar, Monkey Loft, Artifact Gallery and the IslanderRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 26th: Cass Mccombs, Hush Arbors at the Tractor Tavern (more info) Dizzy Wright, DJ Hoppa, Audio Push, Mark Battles at Neumos (more info) Laura Marling at the Triple Door (more info)

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In Stores Now 9/26

It’s another strong week of new releases, and don’t forget: KEXP can only discover this new music when you help power us! Consider making a gift to KEXP during the Fall Fundraising Drive. Philadelphia-based band Beach Slang return with what KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls, “another excellent set of punkish, Replacements-style rock with loud,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/26

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, September 26th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Lumineers The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: The LemonRead more…

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Music that Matters: Get Started Now

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. Donors make all the great services and experiences on KEXP possible, including five podcasts that, like thisRead more…

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Nevermind25: From the EMP Museum Oral Histories Archive

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary on September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the EMP Museum Oral Histories Archive. Bruce Pavitt, co-founderRead more…

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Nevermind25: Exclusive Interview Footage from the EMP Museum, Part Two

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary this Saturday, September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the world’s most extensive exhibition of Nirvana memorabiliaRead more…

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Nevermind25: Exclusive Interview Footage from the EMP Museum, Part One

Nirvana’s groundbreaking album Nevermind celebrates its 25th anniversary this Saturday, September 24th, and KEXP is commemorating the iconic album all this week with special interviews, giveaways, web stories, and more. Our neighbors at the EMP Museum have generously opened their vaults to us, sharing these stories from the world’s most extensive exhibition of Nirvana memorabiliaRead more…

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Nevermind25: KEXP Listeners Remember Nirvana, Part Two

As KEXP celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, we asked our listeners to share their memories of this iconic release. (You can still call us at 4124-GRUNGE (412-447-8643) and leave your story, too.) Here are just a few of the stories; we’ll be sharing more on-air and online throughout the week! KEXP celebrates theRead more…

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Nevermind25: KEXP Listeners Remember Nirvana, Part One

As KEXP celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, we asked our listeners to share their memories of this iconic release. (You can still call us at 4124-GRUNGE (412-447-8643) and leave your story, too.) Here are just a few of the stories; we’ll be sharing more on-air and online throughout the week! KEXP celebrates theRead more…

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