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Midnight In A Perfect World: Beacon

Beacon is the project of Brooklyn-based duo Jacob Gossett and Thomas Mullarney III. The two have unveiled a top-notch brand of dark, seductive R&B-tinged electro-pop over two albums and a few EPs for stellar American electronic music label Ghostly International, most recently on their fantastic sophomore album, Escapements. Their guest DJ mix for Midnight inRead more…

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R.I.P. Prince

LISTEN AGAIN TO THURSDAY’S SHOW Sad news is spreading quickly across the internet. Prince has died. The 57-year old icon, Prince Rogers Nelson, has been reported by TMZ, and now with many others confirming, to have passed away at his Chanhassen, Minnesota, estate. Just days ago, Prince required an emergency landing in his private jetRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 18th: • Parov Stelar, Stelartronic, Anduze at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, April 19th: • Prom Queen at Columbia City Theater // 21+ (more info) • Knut Bell & Friends at Little Red Hen // 21+ (more info) Wednesday, April 20th: • Lush, The Young Evils at The Showbox //Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/18

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, April 18th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Sturgill Simpson Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more…

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Music That Matters: Little Screams of Joy

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. 508 – Little Screams of Joy Morning Show host JohnRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening Spotlight: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: this Saturday, April 16th, KEXP will throw open the doors to the KEXP New Home with a free, all-ages celebration from Noon until 9:00 PM. Come see the station you helped build! There will be tours, food, beer, and, of course, what matters most: music. It’s theRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening Spotlight: Grace Love, Sera Cahoone, Mark Pickerel, DoNormaal, David Bazan

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: this Saturday, April 16th, KEXP will throw open the doors to the KEXP New Home with a free, all-ages celebration from Noon until 9:00 PM. Come see the station you helped build! There will be tours, food, beer, and, of course, what matters most: music. KEXP pridesRead more…

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Photo Gallery: National Volunteer Week 2016

April 10th through April 16th is National Volunteer Week, and KEXP would be nothing without the support of our amazing volunteers! In 2015, 600 people donated over 24,500 hours to KEXP — this is incredible, and we are so grateful. Scroll through the photos below to see the smiling faces of just a fraction ofRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening Spotlight: Hey Marseilles

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: this Saturday, April 16th, KEXP will throw open the doors to the KEXP New Home with a free, all-ages celebration from Noon until 9:00 PM. Come see the station you helped build! There will be tours, food, beer, and, of course, what matters most: music. As HeyRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening Spotlight: Samaris

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: this Saturday, April 16th, KEXP will throw open the doors to the KEXP New Home with a free, all-ages celebration from Noon until 9:00 PM. Come see the station you helped build! There will be tours, food, beer, and, of course, what matters most: music. And theRead more…

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