Tag Archives: Chimurenga Renaissance

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015: Final Lineup Announce

Just when you thought this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party couldn’t get any better, today they added over 40 more bands to the line-up, including everyone’s Sasquatch fave, Father John Misty. Get ready for fun the weekend of July 24th through July 26th at the corners of Broadway and 12th Ave and E Pine StRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 11th: • Willis Earl Beal, Skin Lies, Rowe at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) • Songwriter Sessions: curated by Kris Orlowski at Barboza // 21+ (more info)

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Wednesday Music News

Who could forget that impassioned performance from Future Islands on the Late Show with David Letterman last year? (Watch it again here.) Letterman was so wow’ed, he brought the guys back last night where they performed their single “The Chase,” just released the other week for Record Store Day. As always, frontman Samuel T. HerringRead more…

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Immigrant Songs: Chimurenga Renaissance

Seattle duo Chimurenga Renaissance is generating heat in both International Music and Hip-Hop. They are musical royalty and prodigal sons who have managed to cross-pollinate the traditional and the modern, bridging two continents, two cultures, two generations and two genres. The band came about through collaborations between Tendai Maraire from Shabazz Palaces and Hussein Kalonji,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 2nd: • Kim Gordon’s Girl In A Band at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents Daniel Lanois, Rocco Deluca, Matt Bishop at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, March 3rd: • Mike McCready Presents The Young Evils, Star Anna, The Rockfords at The Tractor Tavern // 21+Read more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Origami Renaissance

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. 448 – Origami Renaissance Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole foldsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Chimurenga Renaissance – HomieZ (feat. Outspoken)

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. Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “HomieZ” (feat. Outspoken) by ChimurengaRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ El Toro

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks made the list. Perfume Genius // photo by Morgen Schuler (view set) DJ El Toro’sRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Darek Mazzone

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, December 1st • KEXP’s Wo’Pop Presents World AIDS Day w/ Chimurenga Renaissance and Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited at the EMP Museum // All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents Thee Oh Sees, Jack Name at The Crocodile [SOLD OUT] // All Ages (more info)

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