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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling 2013 @ Neumos 10/12

Over the past several years, KEXP and Iceland have developed a mutual relationship of sharing and caring, but no doubt we have been the greater beneficiaries considering the wealth of excellent bands we discover over there. At the end of October, we’ll begin our third year in a row broadcasting live during Iceland Airwaves andRead more...

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KEXP’s Audioasis Presents Hibou, USF & People Under the Sun @ Barboza 9/24

Every Saturday evening, I look forward to playing you some of my favorite songs. I remember discovering our Northwest music scene: I was lucky enough to stumble on a host opening on the local show at my college station, KGRG FM. I trained with the original hosts of the show a couple of times, andRead more...

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This Friday: Concerts at the Mural with Cloud Cult, Deep Sea Diver and Chastity Belt!

This Friday, KEXP and Seattle Center continue with Concerts at the Mural, a series of free concerts at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheater, featuring Cloud Cult, Deep Sea Diver and Chastity Belt. Long time KEXP faves Cloud Cult will headline the night with what’s sure to be an musically epic and emotionally uplifting performance of songsRead more...

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Watch Sub Pop Silver Jubilee Broadcast Live!

Sub Pop and KEXP present A Silver Jubilee Broadcast live from the Space Needle. From noon to 5:30PM today, KEXP DJs John Richards and Kevin Cole celebrate Sub Pop Records’ 25th Anniversary by songs from deep within the Sub Pop archive, interviews with label employees, friends and artists, and live performances from Sera Cahoone, J.Read more...

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KEXP Pride Party & Seattle Pride Parade this Sunday!

Join us this Sunday, June 30, as KEXP and 5 Point Café present the KEXP Pride Party, an all-day celebration during Seattle Pride in historic Tilikum Place park, located at the finish line of the Pride Parade route. The party will feature music from KEXP DJs El Toro, Riz, Larry Rose and Sharlese and foodRead more...

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Hood To Hood 2013

Each year, KEXP descends upon the winning neighborhood of our annual Hood to Hood Challenge during our Spring Fundraising Drive, and this year, Seattle’s University District won decisively. To celebrate their victory, we are broadcasting live on Friday, April 19th, from the University of Washington’s Red Square as part of Husky Fest. Join us betweenRead more...

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KEXP Presents: Expansions 13th Annual MLK Celebration

We should believe in each other’s dreams “Wholy Holy” - Marvin Gaye Coming so soon after that month long holiday season of light, set during the deepest part of the yearly time when all larger land mammals are usually in deep slumber. In a still contentious and sometimes dangerous social climate, when the fatigue ofRead more...

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Photos: Audioasis Benefit Show at Sunset w/ Wimps, Dude York, Stephanie & Don’t Talk to the Cops

Thanks to all who came out for this month,s KEXP Audioasis benefit show at The Sunset with Don’t Talk To The Cops, Stephanie, Dude York and Wimps. The super-strong all-Seattle lineup packed the house for a sold-out show with proceeds benefiting Food Lifeline. The next Audioasis Benefit Show takes place on February 2nd and featuresRead more...

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KEXP’s Seek & Destroy Welcomes Neurosis to the Showbox this Saturday

Aaron Beam, bassist for Portland’s Red Fang, once told me that he believed the long-standing punk-versus-metal dichotomy died when Metallica’s 1984 sophomore album Ride the Lightning came out. I believe he is correct, and the fact that Oakland, California’s Neurosis formed in 1985 only provides more evidence for that historical marker. Few bands with nearlyRead more...

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KEXP presents SMooCH: Seattle Musicians for Seattle Children’s Hospital

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KEXP proudly presents the first annual Seattle Musicians for Seattle Children’s Hospital Benefit and Auction, or as we like to call it, SMooCH. The show, which will take place at The Triple Door on Friday, December 7 at 6 pm, will feature a host of talented local bands. Tickets are $100 for general admission/standing room andRead more...

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