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Music That Matters Podcast: Morning Show Music Discovery

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. 449 – Morning Show Music Discovery Join Morning Show hostRead more…

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KEXP Presents Family Reunion: The Songs of Uncle Tupelo, Son Volt & Wilco tonight!

In the late ’80s, three fellas outta Illinois — Jay Farrar, Jeff Tweedy, and Mike Heidorn — formed the influential alt-country band Uncle Tupelo. When the band broke up in 1994, Farrar went on to form Son Volt, while Tweedy created Wilco. Tonight, Thursday, February 26th, all those branches of the roots rock family treeRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Nordic Soul

Nordic Soul, the DJ and production alias of Decibel Festival founder/director Sean Horton, kicks off Midnight In A Perfect World with a brilliant mix inspired by the thrilling and mysterious roller coaster known as LOVE. Launching off with a beautiful a capella from The Beatles, Nordic Soul’s mix seamlessly blends together 24 groovy, sexy, andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 23rd: • The Church at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Enabler, Call of the Void, the Drip, Transient at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 24th: • The Church at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Brett Harris (of The dB’s and Big StarRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 2/23

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, February 23rd: Late Show with David Letterman: Steve Earle Tuesday, February 24th: Late Show withRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Origami Renaissance

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. 448 – Origami Renaissance Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole foldsRead more…

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Video Premiere: Bod – Gigantor

Seattle band Bod flex their musical muscles on their debut EP, Party Drug. KEXP is excited to present the worldwide premiere of their video for the opening track “Gigantor,” which you can stream below. Bod formed in late 2013, comprised of members of BOAT, Cumulus, Oberhofer, and Slowwave. With a lineage as diverse as that,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 16th: • Frank Fairfield, Meredith Axelrod at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Judy Collins at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • Slaid Cleaves at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 17th: • KEXP Presents Hundred Waters, Moses Sumney, Dutty Wilderness at Neumos // 21+Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 2/16

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, February 16th: Late Show with David Letterman: Kishi Bashi Jimmy Kimmel Live: Aloe Blacc &Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sound Off!

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. 447 – Sound Off! DJ Sharlese hosts a podcast featuringRead more…

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