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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 27th: • Vomitface, So Pitted at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info)

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TV Eye: Week of 4/27

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 27th: Late Show with David Letterman: Todd Rundgren Jimmy Kimmel Live: Stromae The LateRead more…

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Monday Music News

Uncanny! DJ Kevin Cole’s favorite band has written a song about his favorite grocery store: listen to a live version of The Replacements performing “Whole Foods Blues” at a recent show in Los Angeles. Frontman Paul Westerberg displays his usual wicked way with words, lamenting his journey to get a protein shake. The band sayRead more…

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Live Video: Mac DeMarco

Describing the appeal of Mac DeMarco is like trying to explain the funniest joke you’ve ever heard to someone half your age. Words will only make you seem hopelessly out of touch. For all his goofball antics, the New York based, Canadian born singer-songwriter writes some catchy and melodious tunes full of real emotions aboutRead more…

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KEXP and Audioasis Present: A Benefit for Seattle Goodwill this Wednesday!

KEXP and Goodwill have been teaming up all month in celebration of Earth Day. The result has been an April focused on recycling and reuse. KEXP DJ’s even played a full day of tracks that had been “recycled” (remixed, covered or sampled). The month long partnership is culminating in a special night of music andRead more…

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Song of the Day: 79rs Gang – Drama

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 “Drama” by 79rs GangRead more…

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Music That Matters: Genre Hopping For The New Millennium

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. 457 – Genre Hopping For The New Millennium DJ LarryRead more…

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Live Review: Lord Huron with Cayucas at Showbox at the Market 4/18/15

It was hard not to anticipate what Lord Huron would bring to the live setting. So much of their music is based around place and themes that a live show always seemed like the perfect medium for the group to express their vision to the fullest. The LA group makes music that transports the listenerRead more…

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Friday Music News

After a long five years, The Chemical Brothers will release a new studio album called Born in the Echoes on July 17. The LP will feature collaborations from Beck, Q-Tip, St. Vincent, and many more. Today they’ve debuted “Sometimes I Feel So Deserted,” the album’s opening track. [Pitchfork]

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Friday on My Mind: Montage of Heck

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck opened Thursday, April 23, as an exclusive engagement in select movie theaters prior to the HBO televisionRead more…

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