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KEXP Presents: R Day at the Old Rainier Brewery, 10/24

This weekend, “R” stands for “rock,” “roll,” and Rainier Beer! Join KEXP this Saturday, October 24th for “R Day,” a fundraiser for KEXP’s New Home. We’ll be celebrating in the Old Rainier Brewery with special musical guests, Beat Connection and The Helio Sequence. KEXP DJ Sharlese will be spinning between bands. For a special treat,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 19th: • DIIV, No Joy, Sunflower Bean at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Home Slice, Diogenes, OCnotes, Grape God, Rob Castro at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info)

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Monday Music News

It’s a good day for album streams: not only can you hear the upcoming Kurt Vile release in its entirety on the KEXP Blog, you can also listen to the new one from Scottish trio CHVRCHES below, via NPR Music. The highly-anticipated sophomore release, Every Open Eye, hits the streets this Friday, September 25th viaRead more…

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Live Video: Beat Connection

We couldn’t be more excited for Seattle electronic group Beat Connection, who’ve seen nothing but forward, progressive growth over the six years of their existence. From the nu-house leanings of their debut EP, Surf Noir, and the massive pop thresholds of Palace Garden, the band has reached a focal point with Product 3, their newRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 7/16-18

Out in the woods of Carnation, Washington, people are starting to file in for the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival, which kicks off today, Thursday, July 16th, and runs through Saturday, July 18th. Beside the banks of the river, stages are set for an incredible line-up to rock the branches in Tolt-MacDondald Park. This year’s line-upRead more…

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Live Review: Jungle with Beat Connection (DJ) at Neptune Theatre 5/20/15

True to style, every year, there are one or two bands that manage to navigate the Sasquatch! Music Festival contracts and squeeze in a Seattle date right before they head east. For 2015, that band was UK electronic showcase Jungle. While they absolutely wowed crowds with their Sasquatch! set on Day 1, they took theRead more…

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Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 2015: Lineup Announced

Hot on the heels of the Capitol Hill Block Party announce, the Timber! Outdoor Music Festival share their initial lineup for their 2015 event, and it sounds like it’s gonna be fun times in the forest this summer! This July 16th through 18th, head out to the rural splendor of Carnation, Washington for some excellentRead more…

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Live Review: Flight Facilities with Beat Connection at Showbox at the Market 2/21/15

There’s this interview reel with Rod Serling that plays over the intro of Flight Facilities opening dance number “Two Bodies” on their debut LP, Down To Earth. Here, the famous Twilight Zone narrator reconciles the ideas of commercialism and creativity as the house beat fades in and Emma Louise sings straight to your soul. IRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 16th: • Frank Fairfield, Meredith Axelrod at The Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Judy Collins at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • Slaid Cleaves at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 17th: • KEXP Presents Hundred Waters, Moses Sumney, Dutty Wilderness at Neumos // 21+Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Don’t Sleep The Days Away

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. 444 – Don’t Sleep The Days Away Variety mix hostRead more…

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