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Music That Matters Podcast: Bloom Beyond

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. 455 – Bloom Beyond Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole deliversRead more…

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Song of the Day: St. Kilda – September

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “September” by St. Kilda fromRead more…

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Update: Official Statement Regarding New Home & BFA Funding

Wow! What an overwhelming morning here at KEXP. Thank you for being part of it. Earlier today we let you know that KEXP’s New Home at Seattle Center had been removed from the Senate’s Capital Budget for Building for the Arts (BFA) support, and asked you to help advocate to your senators immediately. You tookRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Miss Shelrawka

Seattle-via-NYC DJ Miss Shelrawka has been winning over dancefloors for 10+ years with a sleek and propulsive mix of techno and house, emerging as an integral figure in the local underground dance community. In addition to sharing stages with internationally-renowned acts, Miss Shelrawka is currently a resident of Seattle’s +PLUS Techno crew.

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 6th: • Stromae, Freedom Fry at Showbox SoDo // 21+ (more info) • Kaki King at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, April 7th: • Belle and Sebastian, Perfume Genius at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • KEXP’s Wo’ Pop & Capitol Hill Block Party presents Yelle,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/6

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 6th: Late Night with Seth Meyers: The Mountain Goats The Tonight Show Starring JimmyRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Ævintýr

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. 454 – Ævintýr Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters onRead more…

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Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 2015: Lineup Announced

Hot on the heels of the Capitol Hill Block Party announce, the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival share their initial lineup for their 2015 event, and it sounds like it’s gonna be fun times in the forest this summer! This July 16th through 18th, head out to the rural splendor of Carnation, Washington for some excellentRead more…

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Video Roundup: World Autism Awareness Day

For once, you’ll feel good about feeling blue: today is the 8th Annual World Autism Awareness Day, and to help spread awareness, the community is encouraged to “Light It Up Blue.” Buildings from the Empire State Building, The Great Pyramid in Egypt, Niagara Falls, and, in Seattle, the Space Needle and Seattle Pacific University willRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: President Bongo

President Bongo, The cheeky alias of Reykjavik-based DJ/producer Stephan Stephensen, is one of the founding members of veteran electronic group GusGus. With nine studio albums to date, GusGus’ iconic sound has shifted from the influential 4AD label and now finds a home on revered German label Kompakt Records, signaling the band’s shift towards a strongerRead more…

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