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Live Video: Musicfest NW, Day 2

From the second day of our broadcast from the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland during Musicfest NW: rollicking locals (to Portland) Blue Giant, the wistfully comedic Bobby Bare Jr. (backed by Blue Giant), the amazing and amazingly popular The Tallest Man on Earth, and the garage/punk/psych/mind-blowing Bay Area band Thee Oh Sees:

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Musicfest NW Day 2 performances available now!

If you missed the performances from KEXP’s broadcast at Portland’s Doug Fir Lounge during Musicfest NW or just want to hear them again, you can find them now on our Live In-Studio Performances page or check out the full sets by Blue Giant, Bobby Bare Jr., The Tallest Man on Earth, and Thee Oh SeesRead more...

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Musicfest NW, Day 2: Blue Giant

Anita and Kevin Robinson’s work with Viva Voce sure didn’t seem like it needed any supplement, but fans of their extraordinarily diverse songwriting skills aren’t complaining about their recent releases for project Blue Giant. Corin Tucker (Sleater-Kinney of course, now the Corin Tucker Band) and Chris Funk from the Decemberists helped out and it’s reallyRead more...

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Song of the Day: Viva Voce - Octavio

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 is “Octavio” byRead more...

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Out This Week 1/20

Animal Collective‘s new album cover deserves to be viewed larger than life. Just roll your eyes across this bad boy and feel the underwater movement the band tried to emulate in the recording of today’s release, Merriweather Post Pavilion (apparently, it was the lagoon at the outdoor venue in Maryland that inspired the concept). Freaky...Read more...

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