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Live Review: Melodica Festival

While most New Yorkers were busy making last-minute brunch reservations and refilling their anxiety medications for Mother’s Day, an international group of acoustic musicians gathered for Melodica NYC III. A two-day festival featuring more than 20 acoustic musicians from around the globe, Melodica was just what the doctor ordered for those seeking respite from theRead more…

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Live Photos: Little Big Show #2 with Real Estate & Poor Moon @ The Neptune 4/20

For the second edition of the Little Big Show series, presented by KEXP + Starbucks + STG, the Neptune Theatre hosted Seattle band Poor Moon and East Coast indie rock group Real Estate for a wonderful laid back evening of music. Best of all, this show took 100% of the proceeds (over ten thousands dollars)Read more…

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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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