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Friday Music News

Compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley Earlier this week, Julian Casablancas + the Voidz wrapped up their North American show with a guest-star-studded hometown performance at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Not only did Seattle’s own Shabazz Palaces jump on stage for the Tyranny track “Father Electricity,” but Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes) joined the bandRead more…

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Sasquatch 2014, Day 1: De La Soul

“Put your hands up if you love hip-hop!” shouted De La Soul as they opened a killer set of their career spanning hits cherished by fans of old and probably more than a few brand new fans. New York hip hop band of the last 25 years, De La Soul truly are masters of theRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2009 photos

Several KEXP photographers roamed of the grounds of the Bumbershoot 2009 Music and Arts Festival, capturing the energy of the live performances, the sometimes bizarre spectacle of the artists and fans, and the enthusiastic spirit that makes Bumbershoot one of the greatest festivals in the country. Here’s one perspective, through the eyes photographer Jim Bennett:Read more…

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Bumbershoot Preview: De La Soul

by Chris Estey “My favorite new band!” Russell Simmons once proclaimed. Billboard praised “Plug Tunin’” on its release as a song that would “knock you for a loop.” And they brought “3 Is A Magic Number” to rap music in both personal affirmation, musical soul, and mystical suggestion. De La Soul changed hip-hop forever 20Read more…

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