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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: KEXP’s Video Producers

This past year, KEXP’s video team recorded and produced hundreds of memorable sessions performed in the live room at the our Dexter location. At this time of year, as everyone else is looking back over their favorites, so are we, but it’s nearly impossible to choose! Each band that entered our starry space or steppedRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 2

This week, as we continue to post KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, we also want to share the favorites of KEXP’s staff, volunteers and interns, the many many dedicated people who work behind the scenes at KEXP, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. Yesterday, we shared Part 1, which youRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Don Slack

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 11th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 18 to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Thursday Music News

For the first time ever, First Aid Kit got to perform their hit single “Emmylou” for none other than Emmylou Harris herself, and, not surprisingly, it was an emotional affair. Harris was in Sweden to accept the Polar Music Prize (described as “the Noble Prize of Music”). Klara Söderberg, half of the sibling duo, said,Read more…

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Out This Week 6/2

Highlights this week include the latest from London/NYC-via-Atlanta trio Algiers. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes their debut as “an electrifying blend of edgy post-punk with soul and gospel, featuring a dark, haunting sound with ominous guitar squalls, icy synths, hypnotic drum-machine rhythms, gritty, soulful lead vocals, gospel-influenced harmonies and politically charged lyrics. Easily oneRead more…

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