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Live Review: Macefield Music Festival 2016, Day 1

And so we witnessed another amazing music festival! This time it was the 4th annual Macefield Music Festival that took place this weekend across Conor Byrne, Tractor Tavern, The Sunset Tavern, and the charmingly bricked streets of Ballard Ave. Macefield Music Festival was named after Edith Macefield, who was the famously strong-willed Ballard tenant whoRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Macefield Music Festival 9/30-10/2

For the fourth year, KEXP is proud to sponsor the Macefield Music Festival, happening this weekend, Friday, September 30th through Sunday, October 2nd, throughout Ballard. As always, the line-up looks like a KEXP playlist, with this year’s headliners including Zola Jesus, legendary UK art-rock band Psychic TV, reunited early-Sub Pop band Hazel, Fly Moon Royalty,Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Vera at the Waterfront 8/13

This Saturday, August 13th, The Vera Project & Friends of Waterfront Seattle present Vera at the Waterfront: a much needed, free, all-ages excuse to pretend the summer’s end isn’t rapidly approaching. Complete with a stacked lineup of local musicians and art installation provided by Vera’s screenprint collective, Vera at the Waterfront will take place from 3PMRead more…

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Music That Matters: Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2016

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. 513 – Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2016 Whether you’re attending inRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 22nd: • MIGOS, Rich the Kid, Skippa the Flippa at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Julien Baker, Generifus at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info) • MRCH, Sister Girlfriend, Caargo at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, February 23rd: • KEXP Presents Parquet Courts at Neumos // AllRead more…

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Photos: Reykjavik Calling 2015 at Neumos

Last weekend saw the return of Reykjavik Calling, the annual showcase featuring artists from sister cities Reykjavik and Seattle. Each year, KEXP curates the bill, selecting likeminded artists whose complementary styles might lead to fruitful collaboration. This year, we made our choices with a mind toward Iceland’s 2015 centennial of women’s right to vote inRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling 2015

This Saturday, October 10th, KEXP presents the Sixth Annual Reykjavik Calling at Neumos, a free showcase pairing artists from Iceland’s burgeoning music scene with your favorite Seattle musicians. Local artist Briana Marela opens the show. Though based here in Seattle, she recorded her most recent album in Reykjavic, with Sigur Rós producer Alex Somers. TheRead more…

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Music That Matters: Spotlight on Decibel Festival 2015

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. 478 – Spotlight on Decibel Festival 2015 DJ Alex shinesRead more…

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Out This Week 8/24

The latest from Australian band Royal Headache doesn’t hurt KEXP’s ears: our Music Director Don Yates calls it, “another first-rate set of urgent, soul-steeped garage-rock and post-punk, combining buzzing guitars and energetic rhythms with emotive lyrics and lead singer Shogun’s gritty, soulful vocals.” Dirty Projectors bassist/vocalist Angel Deradoorian, or just Deradoorian, releases her solo debut,Read more…

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Live Video: Briana Marela

Although the title of Briana Marela‘s debut derives from a kids book about the physical world around us, the album itself best describes our state of adulthood in immaterial ways. In recording All Around Us, the Seattle native sought the elven shores of Iceland and the sprightly touch of Sigur Ros producer Alex Somers, whoRead more…

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