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Local Artist Spotlight: Caspar Babypants

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week we’re highlighting Seattle children’s music project Caspar Babypants, who play KEXP’s Music Heals: Beyond Cancer this Thursday from 6 to 8 PM in the KEXP Gathering Space. Savvy Seattlites will quickly recognize Chris Ballew, akaRead more…

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In Stores Now 8/21

Brooklyn-bred band Grizzly Bear return with their fifth LP, a release KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “an adventurous set of densely layered and intricately arranged prog-pop, featuring a punchier, more beat-driven sound to more forcefully drive home the band’s dark, imagistic lyrics of decay and alienation.” Long-running Madison, WI-based group Rainer Maria return withRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Chautauqua Music Fest 8/4 – 8/5

This weekend, Friday, August 4th and Saturday, August 5th, the Chautauqua Music Festival takes over the Vashon Eagles on Vashon Island. The festival was founded to benefit elementary and middle school arts programs on Vashon Island. To date, Chautauqua has raised over 14,000 dollars to “help augment [Vashon schools’] ability to ensure every young, promisingRead more…

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International Clash Day 2017: The Covers

Artists need The Clash as much as the rest of the world. The legendary band help shape the ideas of not just fans but future generations of musicians. We didn’t have to ask twice for a few core KEXP artists to perform some of their favorite Clash songs for the fifth annual International Clash Day.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, November 15th: Street Sounds on KEXP Presents Denzel Curry at Neumos (more info) The Orwells, Dante Elephante at The Crocodile (more info) Cherry Poppin’ Daddies at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley (more info) Jenny Hval at Kremwerk (more info) Queensrÿche, Armored Saint, Midnight Eternal at The Showbox (more info) The Gotobeds, Private Room, Listen Lady atRead more…

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Video Roundup: Be Bald And Be Free Day

Take off those toupées: it’s annual Be Bald and Be Free Day, a day to celebrate those shiny domes of yours! Although, now that I think about it… isn’t everyday “Be Bald and Be Free Day”? You must save so much money not having to buy shampoo, conditioner, mousse, hairspray, straightening irons, blow dryers, andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, May 10th: KEXP Presents Bob Mould, Mike Krol at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) Mayer Hawthorne at Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) Dungen, Boogarins at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info)

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 2nd: • KEXP & Seattle Goodwill present Ivan & Alyosha, Lemolo, Evening Bell at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, May 3rd: Floating Points, Idris Ackamoor, The Pyramids at Neumos // 21+ (more info)

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, November 24th: • Oneohtrix Point Never, James Ferraro at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Minus The Bear, Murder By Death, Aero Flynn at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Taj Mahal Trio at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley // All Ages (more info) Wednesday, November 25th: • KEXP Presents Thunderpussy, Nightmare Fortress,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a great list of shows for you this week. On Monday night we start with Local Natives and Superhumanoids at Neptune Theatre, and then we’ve got a Fundraiser for Kris Orlowski & Band at Tractor Tavern with Allen Stone, John Roderick, Meagan Grandall, Wayfarer, Matty & Mike Gervais, Jacob James, Daniel Blue, andRead more…

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