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KEXP at CMJ 2009, Day 1: The Union Line

The Union Line may be another band from surfer paradise Orange County (well, technically San Juan Capistrano and surrounding cities), but their vintage sound mixed with a heavy scoop of granola and couple-of-three swigs of bourbon is anything but typical. In less than 2 years, the five-man band has set the indie industry ablaze, managingRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ 2009, Day 1: ZAZA

photos by Ryan Muir Ready for another New York band to fall in love with? ZAZA is one part Jennifer Fraser and one part Danny Taylor. Both have played a significant part in previous projects (Jennifer, The Warlocks and Danny, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart) but have come together to form a fantasticRead more...

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KEXP Video of the Week: Fujiya & Miyagi live from CMJ

Continuing our series of live performances from Gibson Showroom during KEXP’s broadcast during CMJ, here’s a performance and interview from Fujiya & Miyagi: Pickpocket: Watch in high quality Interview: Watch in high quality

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Live Video: Takka Takka at CMJ

Here’s the Brooklyn band Takka Takka performing “Everybody Say” during KEXP’s broadcast from Gibson Showroom during CMJ, filmed by New York Noise. We had already thought the Brooklyn band Takka Takka was good, but their in-studio session, the first of 20 that week, was absolutely stunning. Normally with the first performance of a week-long broadcast,Read more...

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Live Video: Deerhoof at CMJ

Here’s another video from KEXP’s broadcast from the Gibson Showroom during CMJ: Deerhoof performing “The Tears and Music of Love,” filmed by New York Noise. Check out photos from the session and read an exclusive interview with the band here.

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Live Video: Lykke Li at CMJ

Here’s Lykke Li performing “I’m Good I’m Gone,” live on KEXP from the Gibson Showroom during CMJ, filmed by New York Noise. You can also download the the full performance from Lykke Li as one of our Live Performances podcasts, in addition to four other CMJ performances and a whole lot more: download / subscribe

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KEXP Video of the Week: The Physics of Meaning @ CMJ

During our broadcast from the Gibson Showroom during the CMJ Music Marathon, we hosted twenty bands in five days, and while it seems like any one band might get lost in the vast amount of great music, each band managed to stand out in its own way. One of those bands, The Physics of Meaning,Read more...

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Live at CMJ, Day 5: Freshkills

photos by Doron Gild review by Sheryl Witlen One of the loudest band performances of the week is sure to come from Brooklyn’s own Freshkills. Vocalist Zach Lipez, drummer Jimmy Paradise, guitarists Johnny Rauberts and Tim Murray, and bassist Mitchell Jordan know how to claim your attention and stain your memory. With dark music thickRead more...

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Live at CMJ, Day 5: A Place to Bury Strangers

photos by Doron Gild review by Sheryl Witlen A Place to Bury Strangers. The band name itself sounds forlorn and lethal. Who would want to coin themselves something like that except for mega-death metal bands? With a force of sound that could put you into epileptic shock, the band doesn’t take time for introduction asRead more...

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Live at CMJ, Day 5: The Physics of Meaning

photos by Doron Gild The Physics of Meaning is the newest musical outing by Daniel Hart. Though Hart might be better known for his work with St. Vincent, John Vanderslice’s band, and as a sometimes member of The Polyphonic Spree, The Physics of Meaning is a band all its own. Drawing on a lifetime ofRead more...

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