Category Archives: KEXP Suggests

KEXP Suggests: Disaster Relief Show featuring Beat Connection, Zoolab, and Beeba at Neumos 10/11

The past few months have been overwhelming with the relentless barrage of natural disasters around the globe. Now is the time for people to come together to help support these communities struggling to rebuild their homes and providing the resources necessary to survive. This Wednesday, local artists will be doing there part to give backRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Hype! at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian 9/25

It’s easy to lose context with how massive grunge was in the early ’90s. Bands like Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and Nirvana are so ubiquitous with the region at this point that it’s hard to imagine what the Northwest was like before they came barreling through with heavy punk riffs with lots and lots of plaid and flannel.Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Zen Mother and Sound Cipher at the Pacific Science Center

Laser domes have a nostalgic tie for many music listeners. For many, it recalls memories of zoning out and listening to classic records as a flurry of dazzling lights create a vivid masterwork right in front of your eyes. It’s like going to the movies, only louder and a whole lot more awesome. The Pacific ScienceRead more…

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Learn How to Create and Book Shows at KEXP’s Mastering the Hustle Workshop This Saturday

Your band has been practicing in your basement non-stop. You know your songs inside and out. Now you’re ready to finally load up your gear and play a show. But where do you start? When you’re first starting to play live music around town, it can be hard to get your bearings and know who toRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Zen Mother Live Scores The Holy Mountain at Northwest Film Forum 8/25

Earlier this summer, Zen Mother released their experimental psych opus I Was Made To Be Like Her. Across 48-minutes, the record traverses vast sonic territory. It’s a challenging work built upon intention, distorting the listener’s perception with each track and creating a vivid and immersive world that’s easy to get lost in. When it was announced that theRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: It’s Getting Hot in Here – Benefit for the Washington Environmental Council 8/17

While climate change may be something that members of our federal government have decided to ignore and/or flat-out reject, it’s difficult to ignore the fact that summers in Seattle have gotten increasingly warmer. On August 8th we broke the previous record of 51 days without rain, making it the dryest summer since 1951. The WashingtonRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Gigantic Bicycle Festival 8/18-8/20

Here in the Northwest, our love of biking is right on par with our love of local music. The Gigantic Bicycle Festival is the ideal intersection between these two passions, and then some. On August 18 to 20th, the festival returns to Snoqualmie with three days of energizing PNW bands, locally produced short films, and,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: I Am the Blues at SIFF Film Center 8/11-8/13

SIFF is bringing I Am The Blues to Seattle this weekend, and it is well worth a look. Bobby Rush lays out his life story as he returns to the Blue Front Cafe in Mississippi and a reunion gig in Louisiana. Watching him travel The South and greet friends like Lazy Lester, Henry Gray, BarbaraRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Chautauqua Music Fest 8/4 – 8/5

This weekend, Friday, August 4th and Saturday, August 5th, the Chautauqua Music Festival takes over the Vashon Eagles on Vashon Island. The festival was founded to benefit elementary and middle school arts programs on Vashon Island. To date, Chautauqua has raised over 14,000 dollars to “help augment [Vashon schools’] ability to ensure every young, promisingRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Pickathon 2017, August 3-6

It won’t just be the record-breaking temps that make this weekend the hottest of the year so far. Besides the start of KEXP’s own Concerts at the Mural series this Friday, down in Happy Valley, Oregon, our friends at Pickathon are at it again. It’s always hard to say that “this year” is the bestRead more…

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