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Live Video: Radiation City

Portland band Radiation City have come a long way since their cassette-exclusive underground releases, tapes that quickly earned praise for their vintage stylings, pleasant dream-pop explosions over 60’s harmonies and sways, synth parts that sound like what people thought 1984 would sound like before 1984. Some of these elements have remained, and even on their recently releasedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Who doesn’t want to learn how to play guitar like Bob Mould? The veteran musician has certainly honed his chops over the last 40 years with previous projects Hüsker Dü and Sugar, and last night on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, he broke down his technique. Watch below. He and his fantastic band alsoRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Sustainable Sounds at the Tractor Tavern 5/2

KEXP and Goodwill Seattle have teamed up yet again to honor the month of Earth Day and a night of amazing music! Join us at the Tractor Tavern on Monday, May 2nd for Sustainable Sounds featuring local bands Ivan & Alyosha, Lemolo, and Evening Bell. Proceeds from the night will go towards supporting Goodwill’s JobRead more…

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Video Premiere: Capsula – Candle Candle

Even as it feels like rock ‘n’ roll is losing too many of its heroes lately, we should also remember those who continue to carry the flame. Among them, KEXP favorites Capsula, who exalt the rock gods of yore with a fiery passion. On eight kinetic LPs, plus a handful of collaborations, compilations and liveRead more…

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Live Review: Hælos and Murder Vibes at Barboza 4/12/16

Barboza, the intimate venue underneath Neumos, feels cut off from the rest of the world, with no sight or sound of the rest of the world. In some ways, it’s the perfect venue for a band like Hælos, whose particular brand of UK club R&B feels wholly detached from the rest of the world, cinematicRead more…

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Song of the Day: Sunflower Bean – I Was Home

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “I Was Home” byRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

There’s a new super group in our midsts. Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready, Guns N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan, and Screaming Trees’ Barrett Martin have joined forces to create Levee Walkers. Their website describes them as “a Seattle band to be sure, but their roots are firmly dug into the foundational music of blues, rock, and punk,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Prism Tats – Pacifist Masochist

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Pacifist Masochist” by Prism Tats fromRead more…

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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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