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Video Roundup: Gringo de Mayo 2015

It’s Cinco De Mayo, or as we call it here at KEXP, “Gringo de Mayo.” (Read our history lesson on the KEXP Blog here.) DJ Chilly, host of our Latin music show El Sonido, has rounded-up another excellent mix of new music from Mexico, covering many different genres! Discover even more on El Sonido, MondayRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 4th: • Doldrums, Moon King at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) • Ivan & Alyosha at Sonic Boom Records // All Ages, FREE (more info) • KEXP Presents Seoul, Ballet School at Barboza // 21+ (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 5/4

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, May 4th: Late Show with David Letterman: The Avett Brothers, Brandi Carlile Jimmy Kimmel Live:Read more…

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Music That Matters: Nocturnes

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. 458 – Nocturnes Expansions host DJ Riz presents a newRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Re-Locate at Re-Bar 5/1

Moving is never fun — it’s apparently #3 on the list of life’s biggest stressors, behind death and divorce. But KEXP’s new dance series will make you move to help us move — to Seattle Center, that is! Presenting Re-Locate at Re-Bar, a monthly dance party held on the first Friday of every month atRead more…

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Announcing the 2015 Bumbershoot Music Line-Up

The Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival returns on Labor Day weekend, September 5-7 at Seattle Center! Now in its 45th year, the festival boasts some big names like The Weeknd, Fitz & the Tantrums, Neko Case, and Flying Lotus. Tickets are on sale now: single-day passes are $65, and three-day passes are $149.50-$209.50. And keepRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Ursula 1000

Ursula 1000 is the colorful and supremely funky music project of NYC-via-Miami electronic musician Alex Gimeno. Emerging onto the music landscape in 1998 with his debut album, The Now Sound of Ursula 1000, on Thievery Corporation’s Eighteenth Street Lounge record label, he’s since gone on to release four more albums on ESL in addition toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 27th: • Vomitface, So Pitted at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 4/27

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, April 27th: Late Show with David Letterman: Todd Rundgren Jimmy Kimmel Live: Stromae The LateRead more…

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Music That Matters: Genre Hopping For The New Millennium

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. 457 – Genre Hopping For The New Millennium DJ LarryRead more…

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