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Music That Matters: Eyes on You

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. 497 – Eyes on You Midday Show host Cheryl WatersRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 1/29 + 1/30

Beat the winter doldrums with a trip up north for the 2016 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, this Friday, January 29th and Saturday the 30th in scenic Leavenworth, Washington. It may be cold outside, but this year’s line-up is extra-hot, featuring Strand of Oaks, Fruit Bats, Grace Love & the True Loves, Iska Dhaaf, Hibou, TheRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Adrian Younge

Los Angeles’ Adrian Younge is a self-taught musician and highly sought-after analogue soul/funk/R&B/hip-hop producer. Bursting onto the music scene with his soundtrack to the 2009 blaxploitation parody/homage flick Black Dynamite, Younge has emerged as a distinctive artist and recording engineer with a warm and nostalgic style that focuses on live instrumentation. Over the past fiveRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, January 26th: • Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley // All Ages (more info) • A Loose Leaf Reading Presents An Evening Of Story Telling and Music at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info) Wednesday, January 27th: • Nosaj Thing at Q Nightclub // 21+ (more info) • HÆLOS at TheRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/25

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, January 25th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Anderson Paak and the Free Nationals LateRead more…

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Music That Matters: Bottle Rockets Working For a Nuclear Free City

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. 496 – Bottle Rockets Working For a Nuclear Free CityRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Little Big Show #14 with Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, Hibou

KEXP is teaming up again with Starbucks and STG for the fourteenth edition of Little Big Show, a special concert series created to benefit our city’s arts organizations! On Friday, January 29th, we’re happy to present Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, and Hibou at The Neptune Theatre. Here’s the thing: the show is currently SOLDRead more…

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Mo’ Meta Mix: Questlove 2010 KEXP DJ Set

Back in 2010, KEXP was broadcasting from the Ace Hotel in New York City during the CMJ Music Festival, and we were lucky to score not one, but two guest DJ sets from The Roots drummer Questlove. Apparently the guy had so much fun the first time, he returned to the decks the following day!Read more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Mark Redito

Formerly known under the alias Spazzkid, Mark Redito is a Los Angeles-based electronic artist creating an energetic and emotional sound that finds a perfect middle-ground between pop perfection and club bangers. Recent releases on Cascine, Magical Properties, and IHC 1NFINITY have displayed his evolving sound that continues to thrill with an intimacy, intensity, and playfulnessRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Uncle Tupelo & Jason Molina Tribute Night 1/21

This Thursday, January 21st, join us in beautiful Ballard for the 4th Annual Benefit for MusiCares at the Tractor Tavern. A cavalcade of local musicians will perform the songs of beloved alt-country artists Uncle Tupelo and Jason Molina, with proceeds going to benefit this great non-profit which provides a safety net for music people inRead more…

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