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Happy Birthday, Beck! Here’s a KEXP Video Roundup

It’s hard to believe, but west coast one-time wunderkind Beck turns 45 years old today. The junior high school dropout has gone from self-released cassettes, to a surprise smash hit with “Loser”, to Grammy Award-winning artist. He’s tackled styles from the soulful slide of Midnite Vultures to the Nick Drake-ian folk of Sea Change. He’sRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Pianos in the Parks 7/8-7/17

10 Days, 10 Pianos, 10 Parks. That’s the theme of this year’s Pianos in the Parks campaign! KEXP is proud to once again sponsor this city initiative to bring music into the hundreds of Seattle and King County parks and open spaces. Just like in previous years, reclaimed pianos will be procured, repaired, tuned, transportedRead more…

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Live Video: Kevin Morby at Pickathon, Logging Road Sessions

Welcome to Pickathon’s 2016 Spring Season. Each week, the rustically set, Portland-area festival is running an ambitious program of four new episodes. Through twelve individual channels of content, you can experience this one-of-a-kind festival in the most intimate of ways… you’ll go, On The Farm, up to The Pumphouse, across to The Slab, out toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, July 6th: Health, Yumi Zouma, Cuff Lynx at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Thursday, July 7th: Golden Gardens, Goodbye Heart, Science and The Beat at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Don’t Let Go, Deep Sleep, Blonde Cigarette, Extra Spooky, Moondreamzzz at The Funhouse // 21+ (more info) Independent Hangover: Acid Tongue, Psychomagic, Sloucher,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/4

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, July 4th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Snoop Dogg (R) Conan: BJ the Chicago Kid (R) Tuesday,Read more…

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America! F*** Yeah!: A KEXP Fourth of July Video Roundup

It’s the Fourth of July, aka “Independence Day,” and KEXP is celebrating our freedom to play all the independent music we want! This great country has inspired songwriters over the years, even ones in other countries from Sweden (First Aid Kit) to Iceland (FM Belfast). While you’re firing up the BBQ and lighting up theRead more…

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Music that Matters: Life is Here

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. 519 – Life is Here DJ Kevin Cole drops a vibey,Read more…

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O Canada: A KEXP Video Roundup

Can you believe it’s been eight years since DJ Cheryl Waters first kicked off her now-annual Canada Day show? Even our friends at the Canadian consulate are tuning in, like Consulate General James K. Hill (right) who stopped by the station to chat with Cheryl about the Great White North! “There is so much amazingRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 27th: Ms. Lauryn Hill at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) Alaric, Dead Spells, Same Sex Dictator, Anteinferno at The Highline // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, June 28th: You Won’t, Bombadil, Jocelyn Mackenzie at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Cub Sport, Eastern Souvenirs, Mermaid In China at The Sunset // 21+Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 6/27

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, June 27th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: AlunaGeorge Last Call with Carson Daly: All Them Witches (R)Read more…

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