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Announcing the 2016 Bumbershoot Line-Up

Now that we’re in our New Home, the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival is in our own backyard of Seattle Center! And now that they’ve announced their 2016 line-up, we’re even more excited: local boys Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Death Cab for Cutie, and (former Seattleite) Father John Misty are playing this year, as wellRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 25th: • KEXP Presents Wild Nothing, Whitney at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) • Bumbershoot 2016 Lineup Announcement Party at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, April 26th: • Scott H Biram, Jesse Dayton at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 4/25

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 25th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Iggy Pop The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Bob MouldRead more…

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Music That Matters: Timeless

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. 509 – Timeless Midday Show host Cheryl Waters presents aRead more…

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Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth: KEXP’s Earth Day Video Roundup

Not only is today Earth Day, but we’re also on the cusp of music festival season. As we take time to celebrate our planet on this day, think about carrying that spirit with you all summer long: carry a reusable water bottle, or bring your own forks. Our planet will thank you! And in theRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Beacon

Beacon is the project of Brooklyn-based duo Jacob Gossett and Thomas Mullarney III. The two have unveiled a top-notch brand of dark, seductive R&B-tinged electro-pop over two albums and a few EPs for stellar American electronic music label Ghostly International, most recently on their fantastic sophomore album, Escapements. Their guest DJ mix for Midnight inRead more…

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R.I.P. Prince

LISTEN AGAIN TO THURSDAY’S SHOW Sad news is spreading quickly across the internet. Prince has died. The 57-year old icon, Prince Rogers Nelson, has been reported by TMZ, and now with many others confirming, to have passed away at his Chanhassen, Minnesota, estate. Just days ago, Prince required an emergency landing in his private jetRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 18th: • Parov Stelar, Stelartronic, Anduze at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, April 19th: • Prom Queen at Columbia City Theater // 21+ (more info) • Knut Bell & Friends at Little Red Hen // 21+ (more info) Wednesday, April 20th: • Lush, The Young Evils at The Showbox //Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/18

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 18th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Sturgill Simpson Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more…

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Music That Matters: Little Screams of Joy

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. 508 – Little Screams of Joy Morning Show host JohnRead more…

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