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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015: Final Lineup Announce

Just when you thought this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party couldn’t get any better, today they added over 40 more bands to the line-up, including everyone’s Sasquatch fave, Father John Misty. Get ready for fun the weekend of July 24th through July 26th at the corners of Broadway and 12th Ave and E Pine StRead more…

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Midnight in an Perfect World: Reverberation

Reverberation is the highly-revered and consistently on-point weekly online radio show curated and mixed by members of Allah-Las, a Los Angeles band that craft excellent 60s-inspired pop. Three of the band’s members were working at the iconic record store Amoeba Music upon their formation, and their passion for unearthing and sharing timeless, high-quality, psych-heavy soundsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 1st: • KEXP Presents Palma Violets, Public Access T.V., Tangerine at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • July Talk, Hounds of the Wild Hunt at The Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 6/1

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, June 1st: Conan: Courtney Barnett Last Call with Carson Daly: Waters The Late Late ShowRead more…

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Live Review: Wire at Neumos 5/27/2015

text and photos by Alan Lawrence For almost 40 years, art-rockers Wire have been pushing the sonic envelope. Their first three albums (Pink Flag, 154 and Chair Missing) make up one of the best trilogies in modern music. These albums took post-punk to a dimension not fully understood for decades to come. Now touring underRead more…

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Music That Matters: Fan The Flames

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. 462 – Fan The Flames Don Slack features some ofRead more…

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KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day 2015 in West Seattle begins!

Come celebrate West Seattle with us today! We are just about to start our live broadcast from the West Seattle Junction (on the scenic intersection of Alaska and California). Come down for free music and fun at KEXP’s Hood-to-Hood Day 2015. Music starts at 1PM with John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats and continues throughoutRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series

It’s often been said that Seattle has the best summers. Not only is that true for the perfectly-mild temperatures, but it’s also true for our awesome FREE outdoor concerts! Along with KEXP’s own Concerts at the Mural series, you can also spend the summer at the 37th Annual Out to Lunch Concert Series! This year’sRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Jon Spencer

NYC’s Jon Spencer is a veteran of the alternative music world, best-known as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, in addition to playing a key role in Pussy Galore and Boss Hog. Hot on the heels of his killer new album, Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party, Spencer’s MidnightRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 25th: • Sasquatch! Festival at The Gorge, George, WA // All Ages (more info) • Northwest Folklife Festival at the Seattle Center // FREE, All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents Heaven Adores You: the Elliott Smith Story at Northwest Film Forum // All Ages (more info)

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