Tag Archives: Brite Futures

Music That Matters Podcast: Party Podcast with DJ Sharlese

Every day I think about partying. When I eat kale, I feel like I’m partying. When I look at the lead singer of The Drums, I feel like I’m partying. When I host my radio show Audioasis, I feel like I’m partying. I basically feel like I’m partying every minute of the day. A coupleRead more...

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Live Video: Dude York

2013 is going to be a great year for Seattle music, with so many new bands on the verge of blowing up. Seattle trio Dude York stands out among them with a promising 5-song EP released last June. Though band founders Peter Richards and Andrew Hall are such fans of their male moniker as toRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

There’s something for just about anyone this week and a ton of great local choices. On Monday night, things get awfully loud at the Crocodile with A Place To Bury Strangers, This Will Destroy You, and Dusted, while some of our favorite Canadian’s - Japandroids hit the stage at Neumo’s. Tuesday night, Posse, Big Eyes,Read more...

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EMP’s Sound Off! preview

Sound Off!

Responsible for showing the world The Globes, Brite Futures, The Lonely Forest, and many other KEXP favorites, EMP’s Sound Off! competition is a must know – especially if you live in the PNW. Now in its eleventh year, Sound Off! is an underage “battle of the bands” of sorts. Selecting some of the most promisingRead more...

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Northwest Artists Pick Their Best of 2011

In keeping with blog-age tradition (see: 2010, 2009, 2008), I checked in with some of my favorite local artists and asked what albums musically defined their 2011. Here are the results: Galen from Pickwick: Gardens and Villa Shabazz Palaces - Black Up Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues Chad Vangaalen - Diaper Island Eccentric Soul -Read more...

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Song of the Day: Brite Futures - Last Christmas

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. This week we are featuring songsRead more...

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Out This Week 11/1

The Day of the Dead it may be, but this week’s list of new releases hasn’t given up the ghost. In fact, you’ll find plenty of interesting new albums to draw you out to a record store near you. Among this week’s must-buys is the anticipated sophomore effort by British vocal powerhouse Florence + TheRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Happy Halloween from KEXP! We’ve got a frighteningly good week of shows lined-up for you, starting with our Halloween Open House at KEXP from Noon to 5pm. This would be a perfect time to drop by the station and try to scare one of the DJ’s! Follow up your daytime fun with an evening atRead more...

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KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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