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TV Eye: Week of 7/7

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, July 7th Late Show with David Letterman: The War on Drugs The Tonight Show starringRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Simple & Sure

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. 415 - Simple & Sure There is a simple &Read more...

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Video Roundup: Fourth of July

America! F*** Yeah! KEXP hopes you’re celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends, fireworks and food. We’re celebrating by being on the air, bringing you the soundtrack that we have the freedom to play, thanks to listeners like you! So, crank up the radio before you light those sparklers, and check out thisRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2014: Full Line-Up Announced

Earlier today on The Morning Show on KEXP, Decibel Festival founder, president and curator, Sean Horton, shared the final batch of artists playing the 2014 International Festival of Electronic Music Performance, Visual Art and New Media, here in Seattle on September 24-28. We’re thrilled to share the list with you below: SECOND WAVE OF 2014Read more...

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Video Roundup: O Canada!

As anyone who’s ever listened to The Midday Show on KEXP knows, DJ Cheryl Waters loves her Canadian music. And, in what’s become an annual Canada Day tradition, Cheryl will play only music from our neighbors to the north today from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PT. Not only is Cheryl our Midday Show host,Read more...

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Live Video: Chelsea Wolfe

With all Los Angeles’ sunny stereotypes, it’s easy to miss the darkness there for the light. But not Chelsea Wolfe. The SoCal singer-songwriter has carved a unique place in the music landscape with her epic “drone-metal-art-folk” style. On her recent third album, Pain Is Beauty, she takes a decidedly more electronic approach to her hauntingRead more...

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Song of the Day: Cymbals Eat Guitars - Jackson

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 DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Morning Show with DJ John Richards, is “Jackson” by Cymbals EatsRead more...

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TV Eye: Week of 6/30

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 30th Jimmy Kimmel Live: Royksopp & Robyn Conan: The Haden Triplets Tuesday, July 1stRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, July 1st • Fuck Buttons, Total Life at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • Kraftwerk 3-D at The Paramount // All Ages (more info) • Painted Palms at Barboza // 21+ (more info)

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R.I.P. Bobby Womack

Soul legend Bobby Womack has passed away today at the age of 70. Cause of death is not currently being reported. Womack began performing music in the mid-’50s, and was discovered by Sam Cooke who signed his band, The Valentinos, to SAR Records. The Valentinos’ 1964 single “It’s All Over Now” was covered by theRead more...

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