Category Archives: Local Music

Thursday Music News

So, what happens after the disco? Broken Bells break it down in the video for the title track of their sophomore release, After the Disco. In this clip, directed by Nelson de Castro, the duo of James Mercer and Danger Mouse take a walk through several post-party scenes. Check it out below, and check outRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

With a name like King Tuff, you gotta deliver a bad-ass video, and the west coast garage-rocker does just that with his clip for “Black Moon Spell,” the title track from his new Sub Pop release. Directed by Jared Eberhardt, the video has it all: snakes, witches, beer. What more could you ask for? CheckRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Lonesome Shack

Ben Todd of Lonesome Shack is one of the slickest guitar players in the town. The man has been shedding his instrument for years now and the work continues to pay off. Recently Lonesome Shack released the album More Primitive on the record label that discovered The Black Keys. Not bad. KEXP caught up with BenRead more...

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Song of the Day: Fernando - The Dogs

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 Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “The Dogs” by Fernando fromRead more...

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KEXP Presents: Macefield Music Festival Oct 3-4

With a focus on Northwest music, and set in our beloved Ballard, Macefield Music Festival is the music festival that brings it all home, this Friday, October 3rd and Saturday, October 4th. Few things seem more emblematic to the Northwest than the festival’s spirited, independent namesake, Ballard’s legendary Edith Macefield, who refused to sell herRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Supergroup The New Pornographers share a video for the track “Dancehall Domine,” a track from their new release Brill Bruisers, out now on Matador Records. Director Scott Cudmore explains, “Sometimes I like watching the b-roll or behind the scenes or outtakes on DVDs and blu-rays...’Dancehall Domine’ is meant to feel like a whole bunch ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 29th • Hercules & Love Affair at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • The Kooks, Priory at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Slow Club at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • Living Colour w/ Ayron Jones and the Way at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info)

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 22nd • Orenda Fink at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • The Aislers Set at Neumos // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, September 23rd • Bob Mould Band, Cymbals Eat Guitars at The Neptune // All Ages (more info)

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KEXP Q&A: Benjamin Doerr of St. Paul de Vence

Benjamin Doerr is the sweetheart frontman for the Seattle-based band St. Paul de Vence. The group’s newest album will be released October 1, and it comes on the heels of their WWII-inspired album - the songs of which written with Ben’s grandfather and his stories of war. The band will be LIVE on KEXP tonight,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Deep Sea Diver - One By One

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 “One By One” by Seattle’sRead more...

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