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Live Review: Foals with Bear Hands at Paramount Theatre 9/23/2016

The last time Foals were in town, frontman Yannis Philipakkis jumped off the Neptune Theatre’s balcony into the crowd. It was, quite frankly, as thrilling as it was dangerous. On the band’s return trip to Seattle three years later, he (wisely) did not jump from the Paramount Theatre’s balcony. Personal safety aside, Philipakkis can’t reallyRead more…

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Live Video: Bear Hands

Amazingly, Bear Hands have been around since 2006, but haven’t gained the recognition they deserve until relatively recently. Before re-locating to Brooklyn’s lush music scene, the band suffered through a falling-out and the loss of their first manager. But, despite their ups and downs, their single, “Giants,” which you can hear during their recent in-studioRead more…

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Live Review: We Were Promised Jetpacks with Bear Hands @ Neumos 11/15

review by Jonathan Hamilton photos by Dave Lichterman Last week’s We Were Promised Jetpacks concert was a strange mix of loud sonic landscapes blasting through the room at Neumos routinely followed by masses of loud chatter that would drown out the quieter parts of the performance, much to the band’s chagrin. The band took theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Welcome to the doldrums of Winter, or as it seems to be heading. In the Northwest, that simply means there’s snow in the mountains and music in the air. This week has a few particularly nice surprises up its sleeve and though it starts off slow, the weekend is chock full of great shows. TuesdayRead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from March

March was a busy month for KEXP as we were gearing up for and attending South By SouthWest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. And let’s face it, most of the bands we love here at KEXP were doing the same thing. In addition to SXSW, we also had to take care of ourRead more…

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Song of the Day: Bear Hands – What a Drag

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. Each and every Friday we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Out This Week 2/16

February is full of surprises. One of them is the release of Gorilla Manor by Local Natives. The indie rock band’s debut album comes up with favorable reviews from tastemakers like Pitchfork. The quintet from California has been touring since 2009, playing different music festivals and making a very special appearance at KEXP’s broadcast inRead more…

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