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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, July 28th: • Danzig, Pennywise, Cancer Bats at Showbox SoDo // All Ages (more info) • Breathe Owl Breathe, Shenandoah Davis, Sean Nelson at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Barton Carroll, Wolf People, Joseph Giant at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) • Helms Alee, Coliseum at El Corazon // 21+Read more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: LoneLady

LoneLady is the music project of British vocalist/guitarist Julie Campbell, an artist heavily inspired by the post-punk and leftfield-disco movements of the early 1980s. She’s tweaked these influential, groovy sounds to her own liking over two albums released on the esteemed UK label Warp Records and she showcases her influences as well as her moreRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/27

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, July 27th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Buddy Guy Late Night with Seth Meyers:Read more…

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Music That Matters: Make That Highway Run

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. 470 – Make That Highway Run Afternoon Show host KevinRead more…

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Inside Paul’s Boutique: Interviews with The Dust Brothers

As we step inside Paul’s Boutique today, we’re are exploring all of the intricate and diverse elements that have made Beastie Boys‘s second LP so revolutionary. Perhaps no greater element to the genesis and genius of the album was the Beasties’ collaboration with the Dust Brothers, two friends who, while in college, experimented with musicRead more…

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Review Revue: Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique

In anticipation of our 12-hour comprehensive look at Beastie Boys 1989 album, Paul’s Boutique, this Friday, we thought we’d share with you today a special edition of Review Revue featuring this groundbreaking work and see if the KCMU DJ’s either bought in to the LP’s initial lackluster reception or picked up immediately on its promise.Read more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Craft Spells

Since the release of his debut 7″ single in 2010, this project spearheaded by Seattle native Justin Vallesteros has steadily won over fans with a lush and bittersweet style of dream-pop that has shone brightly on two albums released via premiere NYC-based indie label Captured Tracks. Craft Spells‘ exclusive mix for Midnight In A PerfectRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 20th: • Boxed In, Black Giraffe, Colonies at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • Heems of Das Racist at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, July 21st: • Blondie, Melissa Etheridge at Woodland Park Zoo // All Ages (more info) • Morrissey at Benaroya Hall // All Ages (more info) • DickRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 7/20

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 20th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Giorgio Moroder Tuesday, July 21st: Late NightRead more…

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KEXPort Live Video Stream

On Saturday, July 18, our friends at KEX Hostel in Reykjavik are throwing the 4th annual KEXPort, a one-day festival of great Icelandic music in collaboration with KEXP. From noon until midnight, 12 bands will perform in 12 hours, proving once again that Iceland is one of the most creative and musically diverse countries inRead more…

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