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Live Photos: The Shins @ Moore Theatre 4/6

All Shins fans, rejoice. The Shins‘ frontman James Mercer is raring to go. Last Friday, during an exclusive performance at the Moore Theatre, put on by KEXP and Starbucks, Mercer said after set opener,”Kissing the Lipless”, “This is the first time we’ve played a show before 6pm in ages. It’s good, though. I feel fit.”Read more...

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Live Photos: Treefort Music Festival

photos and words by Alex Crick It’s exactly 505 miles from the KEXP studios to the heart of downtown Boise and that’s exactly how far I traveled to catch the inaugural year of Treefort Music Fest. Featuring 138 bands from the Northwest and beyond Treefort Fest bills itself as a new and emerging artist festival,Read more...

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Live Review: Allen Stone with Seattle Rock Orchestra @ The Neptune 1/15

If it’s any indication of the kind of local bands selling out 1,000 seat venues in Seattle, then undoubted “soul” is the new “grunge.” The up-and-comers this year seem to be setting aside last year’s grass-stained multipart harmonies for the heart-wrenching if not spasm-inducing fusion of gospel, R&B and rock ‘n’ roll that, when performedRead more...

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Live Photos: Maria Taylor @ Mercury Lounge, NYC 11/17

photos and review by Ben Mobley On Thursday, November 17th, Maria Taylor stopped by the Mercury Lounge in NYC in support of her 4th solo album, Overlook. Released on Saddle Creek Records on August 16th of this year, Overlook is signature Maria Taylor -- ethereal yet down-home; plaintive but complex. Making it a truly southernRead more...

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City Arts Fest 2011: Capsula @ Comet Tavern 10/22

Last month, KEXP listeners got another chance to see Spanish band Capsula since their performance at the KEXP BBQ this summer when they tore through the Comet Tavern during the 2011 City Arts Festival. Photographers Dave Lichterman and Miguel Edwards were there to capture the action (and yes, drummer Nacho is rocking a KEXP tee!):

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Live Review: Black Star with THEESatisfaction and Abyssinian Creole @ Showbox SoDo 11/5

photos and comments by Jim Bennett: On Saturday night at Showbox SoDO, KEXP DJ Kid Hops was spinning vinyl from the time the doors opened and kept up a great string of warm sounds to keep the air alive between bands.

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Photos: KEXP’s Halloween Open House

On Halloween day, we opened our doors at KEXP for an open house for goblins, ghouls, superheroes, zombies, and all other trick-or-treaters to visit the station for tours, crafts and fistfuls of candy! We even set up a photo booth to share the all of the creative costumes of KEXP fans and staff. Photos byRead more...

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Live Photos: The Antlers at the Neptune Theatre

The Antlers played at the Neptune Theatre on September 9, with Avi Buffalo and Ghosts I’ve Met. KEXP photographer Dave Lichterman was on the scene, and here’s what he saw. The Antlers:

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Photos: KEXP Concerts at the Mural, 8/19

This past Friday, KEXP listeners took over the Seattle Center’s Mural Ampitheater for the third concert in KEXP and Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural series. Performing were psychedelic rockers Black Mountain, blues-rock duo My Goodness, and local sludgy thrashers Whalebones. If you missed the shows, or want to relive the fun, check out KEXP’sRead more...

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Photos: KEXP Concerts at the Mural & the 9th Annual BBQ!

This past weekend, KEXP listeners took over the Seattle Center’s Mural Ampitheater for a two-day thrill ride that included the first show in this year’s Concerts at the Mural series and the 9th Annual KEXP BBQ. Among the bands in attendance were Mad Rad, Hey Marseilles, The Maldives, Black Whales, Capsula, Virgin Islands, Fool’s Gold,Read more...

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