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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more...

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Song of the Day: Blitzen Trapper – Love the Way You Walk Away

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It might be hard to believe, but this September will mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana‘s Nevermind. To celebrate, Universal will be re-issuing the album as a 4-CD, 1 DVD package that will include a good deal of unreleased tracks, outtakes, and the like. The DVD will contain an previously unreleased concert in its entirety.Read more...

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Coming Soon: Record Store Day 2011

If you’re a fan of music, then you’ve heard of Record Store Day, the annual sale that celebrates independent record stores by offering markdowns of most prices, and exclusive or rare vinyl. Time to mark your calendars, because this year’s Record Store Day is slated for Saturday, April 16th, and the event’s UK website hasRead more...

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Live Review: Blitzen Trapper, Fruit Bats & Seabear @ City Arts Fest, Showbox 10/22

To be completely honest, I was most excited to see Seabear on this incredible bill showcasing some of the best in indie-folk. Seabear is from Seattle’s sister city, Reykjavik, Iceland. Fresh off of the 2010 Iceland Airwaves Festival, Seabear performed a set of contagious folk rock with a seven-member stage presence, equipped with keys, mini-baritone,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Saturday

Day 2 of the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party brought more sunshine, more bands and more energy. Here are the photos to prove it! Bands played all afternoon and night across four stages including Seattle’s own Spurm, Seattle indie-pop group The Head and The Heart, Seattle punk rockers Cold Lake, Seattle hip-hop duo Air 2Read more...

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In Attendance at the Capitol Hill Block Party - Blitzen Trapper

Due to everyone on the Main Stage getting pushed back because of Blonde Redhead canceling, Blitzen Trapper took the stage right as the sun was wreaking havoc on the audience’s vision, hanging behind the stage to the west, about a half hour from going down. Though we had to squint, hold our hands up toRead more...

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Preview: The Capitol Hill Block Party - Saturday

Sean Daley, better known as Atmosphere MC Slug, has made music about escaping monotonous daily life and failed relationships throughout the last decade. With a grim determination to abstractly deliver feelings of melancholy, anger and sensibility, he’s intensified beats on over 10 releases.

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Song of the Day: Blitzen Trapper – Heaven and Earth

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more...

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