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KEXP Exclusive Interview: David Byrne on Here Lies Love

Back in 2010, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim collaborated on the concept album and “disco musical” Here Lies Love, which tells the story of former First Lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos. Following award-winning runs in New York, London, and Adelaide, Australia, the project has now arrived in Seattle, with performances running through May 28thRead more…

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Music that Matters: Big Beautiful Day

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. 560 – Big Beautiful Day Spring is here, and CherylRead more…

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KEXP at Trans Musicales: Moon Gogo

This week, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session each Friday, and you can watch all the previously released ones here. This week, we present a French-Korean fusion with Nantes duo Moon Gogo: DJRead more…

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Street Sounds on KEXP Presents: BeatMatch at Vera Project 4/14

Tonight, Friday, April 14th, Street Sounds on KEXP + do206.com present BeatMatch, an all-ages, beat battle featuring Seattle-area producers. This year’s competitors include sixteen producers who will compete head-to-head in four rounds, playing their beats for judges and a live audience. Beeba (of Brothers From Another) will host the evening, and this year’s judges areRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/10

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 10th: Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Snakehips & Mo The Late Late Show with James Corden:Read more…

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KEXP DJs Sound Off: Reflections on Pearl Jam

Tonight, Pearl Jam are being inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in New York, and we couldn’t be prouder. (Other inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.) HBO will air the event later this month on April 29th, but you canRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Father John Misty talks Pure Comedy

If you missed a minute of our exclusive interview with Father John Misty, stream his hour-long intimate chat with DJ Cheryl Waters below. KEXP has had a long-standing relationship with this charismatic singer/songwriter (real name: Josh Tillman) and one-time Seattle resident. From his early days as the drummer in Fleet Foxes to his first soloRead more…

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Music That Matters: The Music that Matters Podcast Podcast Podcast of Podcasts

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. 559 – The Music that Matters Podcast Podcast Podcast ofRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Photographer Lance Mercer on Pearl Jam

Tonight, Friday, April 7th, Seattle’s own Pearl Jam are being inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in New York. (Other inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.) HBO will air the event later this month on April 29th, but you canRead more…

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KEXP at Trans Musicales: Chouette

This week, we continue sharing our discoveries from the Trans Musicales festival in Rennes, France, where last December we captured twelve exclusive sessions. We’re sharing with you one unique session each Friday, and you can watch all the previously released ones here. This week, we present guitar-blazing set with Rennes-based rock group Chouette. DJ MorganRead more…

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