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R.I.P. Charles Bradley

KEXP is heartbroken to announce the passing of beloved soul singer Charles Bradley at the age of 68. The “Screaming Eagle of Soul” found a tumor in his stomach towards the end of 2016, but returned to the music world after an operation, including a stand-out set at the Sasquatch! Music Festival and a performanceRead more…

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KEXP Video Roundup: Bumbershoot Music Lounge Memories

Back in the day, before KEXP was on the Seattle Center campus, we would hold annual “secret” intimate performances from the Charlotte Martin Theatre during the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Nowadays, we have a spacious Gathering Space where pass holders can come see artists like Moon Duo, Crater, and The Maldives, and a luckyRead more…

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Forecastle Festival, Day 3: PJ Harvey, Weezer, Spoon, Adia Victoria, Conor Oberst, Foxygen, Charles Bradley

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Written by Morgen and Amie Schuler with help from Jane While LCD Soundsystem on day two was something I looked forward to for weeks, day three of the festival was by far the most jam-packed with big names and I couldn’t wait to get started. The soul man himself, the Screaming Eagle of Soul better knownRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017, Day 1: Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley is more than his music. He’s a Daptone Records institution, a life-affirming singer, and, as his organist, Mike Deller, introduced him to the crowd at dusk on the first day of the Sasquatch Music Festival, “The Screaming Eagle of Soul.” Anyone unfamiliar with the 67-year-old soul singer quickly became acquainted with the reasonRead more…

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Music That Matters: 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival Preview

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. 565 – 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival Preview Troy Nelson getsRead more…

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Bed Peace: A KEXP Video Roundup

John Lennon and Yoko Ono were certainly not the only ones singing for peace, and many have and will join them in the decades to come. As KEXP gathers for a Bed-In for Peace in the Gathering Space, starting at 8:00 AM, here on the blog, we’ve gathered some of our favorite songs about loveRead more…

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Songs of Freedom: KEXP Video Roundup for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Last night, a sold out crowd took over the Northwest African American Museum for the 17th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Party. As KEXP DJs Masa, Riz, Kid Hops, Alex, and Sharlese spun tracks, Seattleites of all races descended on the dance floor, a perfect way to celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther KingRead more…

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Music that Matters: The Best of 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. 545 – The Best of 2016 DJ Kevin Cole highlightsRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Atticus

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in tomorrow, Friday, December 16th from 6AM to 6PM PT to hear if your picks made the list. And check out all our DJs TopRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2016, Part 2

For the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2016 lists in anticipation of KEXP Listener’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2016, which we will reveal, and countdown on air, this Friday starting at 6AM. KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes asRead more…

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