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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from September

KEXP was very, very busy in September as we hosted live performances at Bumbershoot (Seattle) from the KEXP Music Lounge, along with live performances at Music Fest NorthWest (MFNW – Portland). On top of those we were still able to squeeze in quite a few quality live performances at our in station studio. [Pictures fromRead more…

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Live Video: Cloud Cult

Okay, maybe they’re not cult-like, but Minneapolis band Cloud Cult sure have their fervent followers. And it’s not hard to see why: their albums and live performances are transcendent. On stage, including two string players, trombone, french horn, and two live painters — in addition to the standard guitar,drums and bass — the eight membersRead more…

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Out This Week 9/14

This is one of those weeks when you just throw up your hands and accept that you’re just not going to have any more money after you see what’s waiting for you at the record store today — The Black Angels, Cloud Cult, Blonde Redhead, Grinderman, Junip, The Drums, The Walkmen, The Vaselines, Justin TownesRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s an admittedly thin docket of live shows this week, but with the Northwest still basking in the afterglow of MFNW, Bumbershoot, and plenty of other great artists making their way through the area recently, I think we can live with a down week. Get ready to get back out next week though, as VampireRead more…

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Cloud Cult – Unexplainable Stories

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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. Each and every Friday, we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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Happy Earth Day, love Cloud Cult

Today, Cloud Cult is celebrating Earth Day with the release of their new EP, Running with the Wolves. Long a favorite with KEXP listeners and staff, the Earth conscious Minnesotans have for years maintained an environmentally responsible lifestyle — operating their own Earthology Records on songwriter Craig Minowa’s geothermal-powered organic farm, offsetting carbon use withRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Easily a highlight from the 2007 Live at KEXP Volume Three compilation, if not from the entire series thus far, is Cloud Cult‘s unique electronic/acoustic hybrid version of Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man.” The Minnesota band and longtime supporters of independent radio have recently recorded a studio version of the song for their new 4-songRead more…

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Out This Week 12/8

Most of what you’ll find on Largehearted Boy’s list of new releases this week are box sets, vinyl reissues and remastered albums, including that sweet 16 GB green apple-shaped USB drive containing 17 remastered Beatles albums (but you better hurry because those things are going fast!). Other great looking reissues include 2-CD sets from CameraRead more…

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2009 Countdown: Best Cover Songs

On Sunday, we counted down what KEXP listeners said were the Best Cover Songs ever. hands down. You picked Nirvana’s rendition of the classic bluegrass tune, “Where Did You Sleep Last Night,” and while Christina Aguilera’s “Beautiful” may have climbed to number 2 on Billboard’s top 100 in 2003, Clem Snide’s version scored spot #41 onRead more…

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Live Review: Cloud Cult @ Neumos 5/8

review by Jim Beckmann photos by Brittney Bush Bollay Nearly a year to the day after their last performance in Seattle, Cloud Cult played to another sold out crowd at Neumos on Friday. I’m not sure why that surprised me, since after all they are a fantastic live band with a huge Seattle fanbase, andRead more…

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