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Song of the Day: Yeasayer – I Am Chemistry

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 Am Chemistry” byRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: The Man Who Fell to Earth at the NW Film Forum 2/3

As Seattle continues to mourn the passing of rock legend David Bowie, several events have been popping up around town to celebrate his rich career. This Wednesday, February 3rd, the Northwest Film Forum will host a screening of Bowie’s 1976 cinematic debut, The Man Who Fell to Earth, directed by Nicolas Roeg. If you haven’tRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Singer-songwriter Ty Segall has shared an intense 14-minute mini-movie with a mix of the tracks from his recently released album, Emotional Mugger. In the video Segall walks the streets of LA and encounters prostitution, drug use, and police brutality. Did I mention it was intense? [CoS]

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Midnight in a Perfect World: dj100proof

Seattle’s dj100proof is the alias of Jeff Lawrence, one of most assured and smoothest DJs in the local music community. Well-known for his vibrant cutting-edge blends and his “Backyard BBQ” mixtape series, he’s been a driving force and resident behind a flurry of on-going DJ nights and parties – currently holding it down at theRead more…

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Song of the Day: Nadia Reid – Seasons Change

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 “Seasons Change” by NadiaRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 1st: • Ladysmith Black Mambazo at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • The Wood Brothers at The Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Silty Loam, the Dumps, Sir Coyler at Lo-Fi // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 2nd: • AC/DC at Tacoma Dome // All Ages (more info)Read more…

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In Stores Now 2/1

February kicks off with plenty of new music for you to love, including the debut from Nevermen, a super group featuring TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Faith No More’s Mike Patton, and rapper Doseone. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the release “an adventurous blend of avant-rock, hip hop, soul, doo wop and more,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 2/1

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: Tuesday, February 2nd: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: M. Ward Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more…

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Monday Music News

A mere week after we aired his KEXP in-studio session, and Boise-based artist Trevor Powers, a.k.a. Youth Lagoon, has announced he’s calling it quits. In a statement on Twitter, the bright young artist writes, “there is nothing left to say through Youth Lagoon. It will exist no more.” Read the complete statement below. If youRead more…

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17 Women, 17 Voices: An Interview with Reykjavíkurdætur

Icelandic hip hop collective Reykjavíkurdætur (“Daughters of Reykjavik”) are a force to be reckoned with. A huge group of seventeen women, they work together to create songs about topics ranging from sexual politics to political ones. During KEXP’s broadcast at Iceland Airwaves last year, they played to a packed house at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik. BeforeRead more…

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