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Music That Matters Podcast: Jump and Shout

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 390 - Jump and Shout The Midday Show’s Cheryl WatersRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Bass Drum of Death‘s new video chronicles one girl’s run-in with pretty much every kind of “Bad Reputation” inducing incident possible - there’s a stolen car, a swig of whiskey, a game of dice, and a pretty hooker. Throw in some stabbing, revenge, and cigarettes, and you’ve got everything a raucous garage soundtrack has everRead more...

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Song of the Day: Bass Drum of Death - Shattered Me

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 songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Shattered Me” by BassRead more...

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O Happy Canada Day: A Video Roundup

Today, millions of Canadians celebrate Canada Day, their nation’s birthday, dating back to 1867, when the four current British colonial provinces joined to form the country consisting of ten provinces and three territories that we know today. We at KEXP feel a particular kinship with our polite northern neighbors, not just because their western-most metropolisRead more...

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Album Review: Bass Drum of Death - Bass Drum of Death

2013 is a great year for garage rock. With Oblivians making their return and a whole new wave of young, brash energy on the rise, it’s going to be a summer for blasting shrill, lo-fi guitars out beat up car windows and driving down the highway to camp in your buddy’s ripped tent. Just aRead more...

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Out This Week 6/25

Topping this week’s list of new releases is the third album by Chicago band Smith Westerns. While the band’s 2011 release, Dye It Blonde, drew tons of comparisons (and a tiny bit of flak) for its fuzzy glam nods to Nuggets-era gems, their new release finds the band aiming for what our Music Director, DonRead more...

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Album Review: Adult Swim presents... Garage Swim

Adult Swim has been on a roll with music lately. If you recognize the name at all, most know Adult Swim from their late night spot on Cartoon Network, giving home to cult classic TV like Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Sealab 2021, and Tim & Eric Awesome Show Great Job!, and also ridiculous parodies includingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If you’re still looking for a great way to spend an evening, there are a plethora of great shows all around Seattle this week! Mates of State will play a two night stand at the Tractor Tavern on Thursday and Friday, Laura Marling and Willy Mason grace the Showbox on Tuesday, El-P and Killer MikeRead more...

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Decibel Festival 2011: Toro y Moi with Bass Drum of Death & Unknown Mortal Orchestra, 9/28

Decibel Festival 2011 kicked off with a loud, energetic bang and a surprisingly rowdy crowd at The Crocodile in downtown Seattle. Mississippi-band Bass Drum of Death kicked off the three-set bill with a set of raw, psych/garage rock. It was fairly clear beforehand that this showcase would be the odd-one-out of the festival; Toro yRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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