Tag Archives: alt-J

Bonnaroo 2013: Thursday

Looking at the lineup of Bonnaroo over the past few years, it seems as if the organizers booked their roster by throwing everything at the wall and seeing what stuck. Well, this year, everything stuck. On the top two lines of the bill, there’s a Beatle, an Icelandic electronic music goddess, the guy who madeRead more…

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Sasquatch 2013 Wraps Up: Alt-J, Cody ChestnuTT, Twin Shadow & Death Grips

by Tara Kelly Kearns I felt the slow bass beats pounding through my body as I walked over to the Bigfoot stage for experimental hip hop group Death Grips. Out in front, thrashing his body around, taking giant step after giant step out onto the stage extension, Stefan “MC Ride” Burnett’s presence was extreme. HeRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Sasquatch! Music Festival 2013

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s finally here: Sasquatch 2013. This festival has grown to be one of the premier festivals not just in the Northwest, butRead more…

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Bumbershoot Announces 2013 Music Lineup!

Tonight, during the Prom Night with Allen Stone: The Official Bumbershoot 2013 Music Lineup Announcement at The Crocodile — you guessed it — the music acts of the Seattle summer festival were revealed. One of the most exciting acts? Local heroes Death Cab for Cutie performing Transatlanticism in its entirety. Other mainstage performers include MGMT,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

What a fantastic time of the year for shows in Seattle! As the weather heats up, so does the frequency of shows it seems. With just about something for everyone this week, we start off on Monday night with yet another great evening with Mudhoney, this time at Easy Street Records. Jamie Lidell, Empress Of, andRead more…

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Stream NPR Music’s SXSW Showcase tomorrow with Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs & Alt-J

There are a lot of great showcases happening around the SXSW this year, but one the most anticipated events kicking off the music portion of the conference on Wednesday, March 13, is NPR Music’s Showcase at Stubb’s with Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cafe Tacvba, Alt-J, Youth Lagoon, Waxahatchee, and Le1f.Read more…

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Live Review: Alt-J with Wildcat! Wildcat! @ the Crocodile 12/17/2012

Chalk it up to: You’ll never see that again. Last week, Mercury Prize winners and KEXP fan-favorites Alt-J performed their headlining Seattle debut at the Crocodile, a venue whose size they’ve long outgrown. While previously they opened for Grouplove at the Moore (and I’d say at least half the full house there were on handRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top Ten Albums of 2012, Part 1

You’ve already seen what the KEXP DJs have picked for their Top 10 Albums of 2012 (here), but what about all of the people who support our programming and every element of what makes KEXP mighty? There are many dedicated souls who operate KEXP on a daily basis — full-time and part-time staff, quarterly interns,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With Christmas fast approaching the choices are limited; however, we’ve got some amazing show selections for you this week. Starting on Monday night with the critically acclaimed Alt-J at Crocodile who will end up on many Top 10 Album lists at the end of the year. The Mountain Goats and Matthew E. White are at ShowboxRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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