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KEXP Hits 300 Million!

Videos views, that is! KEXP’s YouTube channel just surpassed 300,000,000 video views of our own in-house produced content. With a very small team of dedicated producers and volunteers, we uploaded over 350 individual sessions in 2014 alone and are still working on more that we’ve filmed! Among them are some amazing sessions with some reallyRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Janice Headley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014. 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 2014, as voted on by KEXP listeners! Cibo Matto // photo by Victoria Holt janice’sRead more…

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Live Video: Courtney Barnett

She’ll haunt your dreams and shreds guitar with the best of them, so its no surprise Courtney Barnett chose Freddy Krueger as her alter ego on Halloween. The whole band, in fact, took to the holiday with gusto, dressing up for their in-studio set at KEXP in some inconvenient but very entertaining costumes. Still, theyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Conor Oberst stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live for a fantastic performance of “Zigzagging Toward the Light,” off his most recent release Upside Down Mountain. Check it out below. You can also watch his KEXP session here, and keep track of all these late-night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column! [Consequence of Sound]

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 27th • The Kills, Baby In Vain at the Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • BIG K.R.I.T., Two-9 at the Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Ballet School at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, October 28th • KEXP Presents Pond at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info)

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Wednesday Music News

Adorable Aussie Courtney Barnett stopped by The AV Club recently for a stab at their “Undercover” series, where bands cover songs from a predetermined list. Watch her and the Courtney Barnetts (yes, that’s her band’s name) tackle the ’90s anthem “Cannonball” by The Breeders. They’ll be back in the States soon, playing Friday, October 31stRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Favorite Recent KEXP In-Studios!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. The weather here in Seattle is out of control super summer awesome. And what makes a sunny summer day even better? BrandRead more…

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Video Roundup: Pickathon 2014

This Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd marks the 16th Annual Pickathon Music Festival at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, and every year, the festival continues to live up to its city’s name! The festival features a line-up of over fifty joy-inducing bands — including The War on Drugs, Warpaint, Valerie June, Foxygen,Read more…

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Live Video: Courtney Barnett

Courtney Barnett may prefer the mundane, but that doesn’t mean we have to. In the songs on her debut album, The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas, really two early EPs mashed together, the young Australian singer-songwriter relates with hyperfocus the details of a day or of moments of average significance — a failedRead more…

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Friday Music News

North Carolina band The Rosebuds are joined by Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Matt McCaughan on their new track “Blue Eyes.” Vernon also produced the indie pop outfit’s entire new album Sand + Silence, which drops on August 5. “Blue Eyes” is bright and dynamic, the perfect summer jam. [Pitchfork]

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