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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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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Brian Foss

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015. Click here to check out other lists from our DJs, staff, volunteers, and interns, and click here to see the Top 90.3 Albums of 2015, as voted on by KEXP listeners! Brian Foss’ 2015 Top Ten Albums artist albumRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 3

This week, as we continue to post KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, we also want to share the favorites of KEXP’s staff, volunteers and interns, the many many dedicated people who work behind the scenes at KEXP, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. We’ve already shared Part 1 and PartRead more…

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Out This Week 10/5

Lots of great local releases this week, including the sophomore full-length from Seattle supergroup Childbirth, featuring members of Chastity Belt, TacocaT and Pony Time. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “a strong set of snarky garage-punk with primal, grungy guitar lines and pounding rhythms accompanying Julia Shapiro’s sarcastic vocals and the band’s biting, often-hilariousRead more…

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Song of the Day: Childbirth – Nasty Grrls

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. This week’s songs come during the 2015 Fall Fundraising Drive. Today’s song is “Nasty Grrls” byRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s only 73 seconds long, but this mini-trailer has us very excited for the eagerly-awaited sophomore release from UK group Savages. In the clip, none other than Henry Rollins (??!!) reads from Phyllis Rose’s Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker In Her Time as new music from the band plays in the background. The album is scheduledRead more…

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Music That Matters: Eat Dirt

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. 472 – Eat Dirt Brian Foss, host of Sonic ReducerRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

By the time this gets posted, Mac DeMarco‘s Brooklyn backyard will be overflowing with fans. Last night, the charismatic artist invited everyone over to 153 Morgan Avenue to hear unreleased music that he’ll be blasting from his car stereo (presumably his forthcoming mini-album Another One out on August 7th via Captured Tracks). He also offeredRead more…

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Live Review: Tacocat, Chastity Belt, S, and Childbirth at the 2015 EMP Pop Conference 4/17/15

The EMP Pop Conference covers a lot of ground in its panels, discussions, and presentations – where else could you find programming covering both a Missy Elliott retrospective and a roundtable seeking to find out what the worst song ever is? – so it only makes sense that for its Seattle artist showcase, it would tryRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: 2015 EMP Pop Conference, April 16–19

Festival season might have just kicked off in the Californian desert, but there’s another major musical gathering going on this weekend – the fourteenth annual EMP Pop Conference. This year’s conference is titled Get Ur Freak On: Music, Weirdness, and Transgression, and across the numerous roundtables, presentations, and panels, a wide range of critics, academics,Read more…

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