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SIFF 2013 Face The Music Preview: The Otherside

The Otherside (Directed by Daniel Torok, USA, 2013, 47 minutes) Festival screenings: Friday, May 31, 2013 at 7:00 PM - SIFF Cinema Uptown Sunday, June 2, 2013 at 8:30 PM - SIFF Cinema Uptown “I don’t think having a cohesive we-all-sound-like-this kind of thing is important. I think the most important thing is a trueRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend with friends and family. What else do you need during the holidays? Some good live music! We take a peek inside the concert calendar with more great shows this week. Starting things off on Monday night, Rose Windows, Master Musicians of Bukkake, and Brain Fruit play at theRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Hip hop

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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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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Live Video: Blue Scholars

Seattle’s own Blue Scholars have been such an integral part of the local music scene, it’s hard to remember a time when they weren’t around (or at least it is for this blogger, who was 12 at the time of their inception). They’ve appeared at Sasquatch! three separate years and opened for Kanye West atRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Blue Scholars with KEXP’s Larry Mizell Jr. at 2010 Capitol Hill Block Partyphoto by Steven Dewall Monday, June 13 Tijuana Panthers with Guantanamo Baywatch @ Chop Suey ($5, 8PM, 21+) (buy tickets) Long Beach meets the Northwest. Surf’s up, dude! The Tallboys @ Tractor Tavern ($6, 7:30PM) (info)

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Song of the Day: ::M∆DE::IN::HEIGHTS:: - All The Places

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 offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead 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: Sunday

Sunday might have been the final day of the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party, but the bands weren’t going out without a fight! Sunday featured the following Seattle based bands: hip hop duo Blue Scholars, folk pop group Grand Archives, ferocious punk rock from Steel Tigers of Death, electro rappers Mad Rad, acoustic folk trioRead more...

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Live Video: Blue Scholars @ Capitol Hill Block Party

Live from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle’s preeminent hip hop duo Blue Scholars joined host Larry Mizell Jr. on KEXP’s Streets Sounds last Sunday night. DJ/producer Sabzi and MC Geologic brought four brand new songs and announced for the first time publicly the name of their newRead more...

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