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TV Eye: Week of 1/19

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 19th: Last Call with Carson Daly: The So So Glo’s (R) Tuesday, January 20th:Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Warm Sounds For Winter

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. 443 – Warm Sounds For Winter Afternoon Show host KevinRead more…

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Another One Bites The Dust: KEXP DJs and Staff Remember Chop Suey

Another Seattle institution is shutting its doors this month: after fourteen years, Capitol Hill venue Chop Suey will close on January 20th. The club will celebrate itself this Sunday, January 18th with an amazing line-up including Tacocat, Pony Time, Wimps, Kithkin, Chastity Belt, Deep Creep, Universe People, Childbirth, Sashay, Blood Drugs, DJ Dave Hernandez, andRead more…

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Music That Matters Flashback: Appreciate a Dragon Day

View image | gettyimages.com It’s January 16th, which means — duh — it’s Appreciate A Dragon Day. This nationwide day of acknowledgement was spearheaded in 2004 to celebrate the majestic mythical creature that has served as a cultural inspiration for eons. In fact, back in 2010, DJ Sharlese was so inspired by dragons, she createdRead more…

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Treefort Music Fest 2015: Additional Lineup Announced

Last month, we shared the first wave of bands playing the 2015 Treefort Music Fest, March 25th – 29th, 2015 in downtown Boise, Idaho. Today, we’ve got the next batch to share, and it’s a doozy! Hometown heroes Built to Spill will take the stage, as well as Syrian artist Omar Souleyman. Both of MontrealRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, January 13th • Nels Cline & Julian Lage at The Royal Room // 7 PM (All Ages) + 9:00 PM (21+) (more info) • Flesheaters, Mudhoney at Neumos // 21+ (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 1/12

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 12th: Late Show with David Letterman: St. Paul and the Broken Bones Tuesday, JanuaryRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Head in the Clouds

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. 442 – Head in the Clouds It’s winter in SeattleRead more…

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Coachella 2015 Lineup Announced

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have announced their line-up for 2015, and it’s wacky! Coachella 2015 will again take place over two weekends, April 10-12 and April 17-19, in Indio, California. Headliners include AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake. Reunited bands Ride and Drive Like Jehu are also on the schedule. Oh, and ’70sRead more…

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KEXP Hits 300 Million!

Videos views, that is! KEXP’s YouTube channel just surpassed 300,000,000 video views of our own in-house produced content. With a very small team of dedicated producers and volunteers, we uploaded over 350 individual sessions in 2014 alone and are still working on more that we’ve filmed! Among them are some amazing sessions with some reallyRead more…

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