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Midnight In A Perfect World: Rob Garza

As one of the founding members of pioneering Washington, DC electronic music duo Thievery Corporation, Rob Garza has been on steady rotation for decades with his innovative globe-spanning blend of trip-hop, dub, downtempo, bossa nova, reggae, and lounge flavors. Now living in San Francisco, Garza travels to the far corners of the globe with newRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 16th: Alberta Cross, Sky White Tiger, Grand Canyon at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Paa Kow, Syrinx Effect at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) Turtle T, Cosmos the Band, DoNormaal, Raven Matthews at Substation // 21+ (more info) Detective Agency, Golden Idols at The Crocodile // All AgesRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 5/16

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 16th: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: The Kills (R) Last Call with CarsonRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: J-Justice

Seattle’s J-Justice (a.k.a. Jason Justice) has been a trusted local favorite behind the turntables for over a decade now, helping ignite the influential SunTzu and TRUST dance parties. Originally a native of the Philadelphia area, Justice brings a love for warm, soulful, and progressive grooves both to the club where he’s opened up for internationalRead more…

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Music That Matters: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 6

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. 512 – Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 6 Morning Show hostRead more…

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You are the Sunshine of Our Lives: Stevie Wonder Birthday Video Roundup

Today, KEXP celebrates the birthday of Stevland Hardaway Morris, better known to the world as Stevie Wonder. Wonder turns 66 years old today, and it’s impressive to think he’s been a musician and songwriter for 55 of those years, recording more than 30 U.S. top ten hits and racking up 25 Grammy Awards, the mostRead more…

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No Slashers Here: Friday the 13th Video Roundup

Not only is today’s Soul Day, it also happens to be the only Friday the 13th in the entire year of 2016. We, here at KEXP, have never believed the idea that the day is unlucky. I mean, sure, maybe if you’re at Crystal Lake, but not here at KEXP. So, check out our VideoRead more…

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Video Roundup: KEXP’s Got Soul!

KEXP’s always got soul, but this Friday, May 13th, it’ll be nothing but, as we celebrate Stevie Wonder’s 66th birthday with KEXP Soul Day! Throughout the day, John, Cheryl, and Kevin will be joined by guest DJs like the Emerald City Soul Club, and KEXP DJs Hans, Johnny Horn of Preachin’ the Blues, and GregRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, May 10th: KEXP Presents Bob Mould, Mike Krol at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) Mayer Hawthorne at Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) Dungen, Boogarins at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info)

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Bibio

Bibio is the alias of West Midlands, UK musician Stephen Wilkinson, a multi-faceted artist that has explored a wide range of styles over eight albums, with his brand new album, A Mineral Love, marking his fifth album for renowned UK label Warp Records. An artist that’s generally quiet in the public eye with few tourRead more…

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