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Live Review: SMooCH Benefit at Showbox at the Market 12/6/2014

Generous musicians and Seattleites came together on Saturday night for the third year in a row to raise money for sick kids and their families. Health care can be intensely expensive, and no family should have to struggle to pay for the lifesaving care their infants and children need. That’s why there’s the Seattle Children’s Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund,Read more…

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Friday on My Mind: SMooCH 2014!

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. As the busy month of December approaches, there is a lot going on around town to see and do. One of theRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: We Love Our Amplifiers!

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. Happy Amplifier Love Week to you, you and, YOU! What is Amplifier Love Week you ask??? This week we’re celebrating all ofRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Songs for Our Friends at KOMO News

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. We here at KEXP want to reach out and offer our support and condolences to the KOMO News team who suffered anRead more…

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Live Video: Band of Horses

“Are you digging our laid-back vibe?” Band of Horses band leader Ben Bridwell asked the audience during their recent concert at Seattle’s Moore Theatre. Following their recently released live recording, Acoustic at the Ryman, Bridwell and co. chose to perform very loose, rootsy interpretations from their entire catalog, often gathering the core string players —Read more…

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Friday Music News

Despite his divorce, after 27 years of marriage, it seems Thurston Moore still sees the beauty in love. The Sonic Youth co-founder has released an artsy video for his Chelsea Light Moving track “Heavenmetal.” Get ready for “more Moore,” the guitar legend is set to drop his first solo album in June. [SPIN]

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Out This Week 2/11

There’s lots to love in the record stores this Valentine’s Day week, like the aptly titled Hotel Valentine, the first release in fifteen years from New York City duo Cibo Matto. If you’re in a more somber mood, check out the album Benji from Sun Kil Moon aka Mark Kozelek (ex-Red House Painters), featuring guestRead more…

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Friday Music News

Last April, Band of Horses recorded their live performance at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The band will release this 10-track acoustic collection, as the aptly titled, Acoustic at the Ryman on February 11. Check out the first sample, a bare bones of their 2007 track “Detlef Schrempf.” [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Congratulations to local hip-hop heroes Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who were nominated last Friday for the 56th Grammy Awards in seven categories, including Best New Artist, Song of the Year and Album of the Year. James Blake also received a nomination for Best New Artist, and Daft Punk racked up four nominations, including Album ofRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Sub Pop Turns 25!

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. As you’ve probably already heard, 2013 marks the 25th Anniversary of Seattle’s Sub Pop Records, and we’ve been celebrating the occasion allRead more…

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