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Live Video: Alabama Shakes

Late last month, Alabama Shakes smashed through Seattle like a tidal wave. Their stop at the Crocodile was but one sold out show after so many others — fans clamored for tickets, called the station in desperation, and posted ticket requests for quadruple the price on Craigslist… all for a young band on the riseRead more…

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Live Review: Alabama Shakes with Quiet Life @ The Crocodile, 1/31

There was no doubt that the Alabama Shakes would be welcomed into Seattle with open arms. The Athens, Alabama band’s down-home garage soul sounds like it could have been culled from select parts of what various local artists aspire to be, and with the voice of dynamic frontwoman Brittany Howard thrown into the mix, theRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2012 lineup! announced!

Music fans could barely contain themselves waiting for tonight’s announcement during the Sasquatch! Launch Party at the Neptune Theatre for this year’s lineup of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. The 11th annual event will take place, as always, at The Gorge in George, WA, on Memorial Weekend (four days this time: May 25-28). And the lineupRead more…

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Interview: The Alabama Shakes

A year ago, The Alabama Shakes were called, simply, The Shakes. They didn’t have a website or any songs uploaded onto the Internet, and were playing where they could around their home state. A few performances caught the ears of the right people, and as the year progressed the band found themselves recording an EP,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We finally say goodbye to January, and wave hello to February. This week starts off slowly with a highly anticipated show at the Crocodile with the very talented Alabama Shakes and guests Quiet Life. If you can’t get into that one, check out The Family Crest, who wrap up a month-long residency in Seattle, with Valley Fair,Read more…

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Out This Week 12/27

The last full week of the year understandably has one of the shortest lists of new releases, but if it’s new music that you’re after, we’d really like to take this opportunity to remind you that this is the last week Live At KEXP Volume Seven will be available. Don’t miss these one-of-a-kind exclusive liveRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Greg Vandy

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Alabama Shakes – Hold On

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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