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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: Lissie

  [ SPOILERS AHEAD ] David Lynch loves music as much as Andy loves Lucy, and it’s reflected in the soundtrack for Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Most of the episodes end with a band performing at the Bang Bang Bar aka The Roadhouse, the local bar in the city of Twin Peaks. In anRead more…

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Music That Matters: Bring The Furry

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. 577 – Bring The Furry DJ Kevin Cole unleashes aRead more…

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KEXP Video Premiere: Danny Newcomb & the Sugarmakers – Summer Sky

Danny Newcomb, a long-time fixture of the Seattle music scene, returns with a new album tomorrow, Friday, August 11th. All the Way is the second release for the project Danny Newcomb & the Sugarmakers, but is just another addition to a lengthy discography for Newcomb who previously played in local bands Goodness and The Rockfords.Read more…

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R.I.P. Glen Campbell

Country Music Hall of Fame artist Glen Campbell has died at the age of 81. His family has written online: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long andRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/7

  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, August 7th: Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Vince Staples featuring Juicy J The Tonight Show StarringRead more…

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In Stores Now 8/7

It’s a great week for local music. The latest from Olympia-via-Seattle artist Briana Marela is what KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls, “her strongest set to date of adventurous electro-pop. Co-produced by Juan Pieczanski and Ryan Heyner of Small Black, the album features a brighter, more dynamic and hook-filled sound on songs ranging from denselyRead more…

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The Music of Twin Peaks: The Return: James Hurley

[ SPOILERS AHEAD ] David Lynch loves music the way “Big” Ed Hurley, Jr. loves Norma, and it’s reflected in the soundtrack for Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Most of the episodes end with a band performing at the Bang Bang Bar aka The Roadhouse, the local bar in the city of Twin Peaks. InRead more…

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Music That Matters: I Know You’re Charming

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. 576 – I Know You’re Charming Cheryl Waters’ summer rollsRead more…

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Pickathon 2017 Live Video Stream Schedule

While we can’t recommend enough that you actually go to Happy Valley, Oregon, to witness Pickathon for yourselves, we’re very happy that those of you who can’t make it out there can still watch over 12 hours per day of live entertainment, broadcast directly to your screen from six different stages on the festival grounds.Read more…

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Song of the Day: Mhostly Ghostly – Bleed Over

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Bleed Over” by SeattleRead more…

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