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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 26th • SIFF Presents Strictly Sacred: The Story of Girl Trouble at SIFF Cinema Uptown // All Ages (more info)

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Sasquatch 2014, Day 2: Chastity Belt

With a name like Chastity Belt, there has to be an amount of self-awareness with your music, and the Seattle quartet definitely have it. However, that doesn’t mean self-seriousness, which is what Gretchen Grimm, Lydia Lund, Julia Shapiro, and Annie Truscott definitely don’t have. Some of the Sasquatch weekend’s best performances have been on theRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Cairo Vibrations Fundraising Party 5/10

Wake the kids, call the neighbors, ‘cause the show this Saturday, May 10, at Cairo is shaping up to be one helluva springboard to get the summer season here in Seattle up-and-running. How, you ask? Well, other than the killer lineup (more on that in a sec), the beloved Capitol Hill all ages venue andRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Julia Shapiro and Lydia Lund of Chastity Belt

Seattle’s Chastity Belt play energetic indie rock ‘n roll. They are sarcastic, sharp and both complex and simple all at once. They are also an all-female band. But does gender matter when it comes to the music they produce? Does it matter for the bands Childbirth, Lemolo or La Luz? You get the sense it’s something they jokeRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Masha Alyokhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot were guests on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. Despite the language barrier, the two were able to keep up with Colbert’s quips via a translator. Watch parts one and two of their interview below. [Pitchfork]

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Album Review: Childbirth - It’s A Girl!

Seattle’s feminist rock scene has a beautifully rich history at this point, and it’s a total blast to see where the kids are taking it. Three bands in particular have, hand in hand, brought the noise consistently for the last couple years: Chastity Belt, Tacocat, and Pony Time. These three acts have each spun SeattleRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Girls That Shred Benefit for Skate Like a Girl

KEXP is proud to sponsor Girls That Shred, a benefit concert for local grassroots organization Skate Like a Girl, on Friday, January 10th at the Vera Project with Chastity Belt, TacocaT, Atomic Bride, Summer Babes, Lures, and our own KEXP DJ Sean.

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Sean

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Tune in on Thursday, December 19th for KEXP’s One-Day Radio Rally as we countdown the top albums of the year, as voted on by KEXP listeners. Chastity Belt, 12/29/2012 //Read more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more...

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Scene and Unheard: Sick Sad World, Health Problems, Lié, Help Yourself Records and More!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see - from jazz at a coffee shop or theater, to a grunge show at a DIY space, to a major act at any one of our large venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new, maybe you heard oneRead more...

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