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Last Call for 2015 Community Partnerships Program Applications

Attention local nonprofits—and the listeners who love them! Friday, October 31 is the deadline for submitting your application for the 2015 cycle of KEXP’s Community Partnership Program (CPP). Started in 2006, KEXP’s CPP provides small Puget Sound charitable organizations with the exposure they need to continue helping people in and around Seattle. Recent CPP beneficiariesRead more...

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Live Video: Avi Buffalo

Avi Buffalo creates incredibly intimate music. There’s a personal quality to the music that can only come from a bunch of old friends writing and playing music together, as they describe the production process for their second, sophomore effort out on Sub Pop, At Best Cuckold. KEXP’s Cheryl Waters aptly describes the band as quilters,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Nude Beach - Yesterday

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 “Yesterday” by Nude Beach fromRead more...

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Out This Week 10/28

It’s scary how many great albums are coming out on this Halloween week! Highlights include the fourth album from Scottish band The Twilight Sad. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says the band, “brings back the loud, shoegazerish guitars that were mostly absent from their last release (2012’s No One Can Ever Know), while still carryingRead more...

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Album Review: Panda Bear - Mr Noah EP

It’s been a great year and a half or so for writing albums about death. Most recently, Flying Lotus killed on impact with his incredible You’re Dead!, but Noah Lennox, a.k.a. Panda Bear, isn’t far behind. Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper has been whispered around the Animal Collective spheres for what feels like forever,Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

Last month, Belle and Sebastian announced their new album Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance and they shared it’s January 20 release date. Today they’ve graced us with their new single “Party Line.” It’s a funky, dance number with a perfect blend of 80′s nostalgia. [Pitchfork]

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Live Video: Rubblebucket

“High energy” barely begins to describe Rubblebucket. The seven-member Brooklyn-based band is actually pared down in size from when they originally met in the Northeast, but the core members keep the joyous spirit of Rubblebucket alive through their quirky multi-insturmental dance pop, which can get an entire room of fans hopping. In fact, it wasRead more...

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Song of the Day: Xeno & Oaklander - Sheen

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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, comes from electronic duo Xeno &Read more...

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Video Roundup: Spooky Latin Halloween

It’s once again time for our eeriest of holiday seasons. And what better way to celebrate than with a collection of spooky, scary or Halloween-flavored Latin videos from around the globe compiled by El Sonido host DJ Chilly? ¡Feliz Jalogüín! Guadalupe Plata “Milana” (Spain) Fumaça Preta “Fumaça Preta” (Netherlands) Davila 666 “Esa Nena Nunca Regreso”Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 27th • The Kills, Baby In Vain at the Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • BIG K.R.I.T., Two-9 at the Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Ballet School at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, October 28th • KEXP Presents Pond at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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