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Sasquatch 2013, Day 3: DIIV

At around 3 o’clock, I made my way to the fairly full audience of the Bigfoot stage to catch Cole Smith’s (of Beach Fossils) project DIIV. Little did I know I was in for one of the more sun drunk performances I would see - and I mean that in the best and most innocentRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Farewell, Kevin Ayers. The co-founder of the pastoral prog-rock group The Soft Machine in the late 60s and celebrated solo artist died two days ago in his sleep. Ayers had came out of a 15-year reclusive existence in France in 2007 to release The Unfairground, on which he collaborated with members of Neutral Milk Hotel,Read more...

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Friday Music News

Brooklyn dream-rockers DIIV made their network television debut on Letterman last night. Zachary Cole Smith & Co. played a frantic rendition of “Doused,” the penultimate track on their outstanding debut album, Oshin. Watch the “fantastic” Letterman performance below.

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Wednesday Music News

The Drums‘ frontman Jonny Pierce has dropped a video for “I Didn’t Realise”, which will be released early next year on his first album as a solo artist (title and exact release date are still unknown). The pop song is, as you might expect when a member of a band goes solo, more electronic thanRead more...

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Live Video: DIIV at CMJ

It was the longest wait of the KEXP broadcast at CMJ. As we were midway through hosting a dozen bands at Union Square Ballroom during the 2012 CMJ Music Marathon, on Thursday afternoon a packed house stood eagerly waiting for DIIV to come on. Missing drumsticks were the culprit, but once new ones were acquired,Read more...

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KEXP at CMJ 2012, Day 2: DIIV

Dark and dreamy indie-rock sensation DIIV started out in 2012 as the solo project of frontman and Beach Fossils guitarist Zachary Cole Smith. A year and one critically acclaimed debut album later, DIIV has emerged as the latest ambassador of Brooklyn’s sound, although they pack a significantly heavier punch than some of their forgotten predecessors.Read more...

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Out This Week 6/26

You’ll find plenty of great new music for the long days and late nights of summer among this week’s new releases. aA reunited Beachwood Sparks offer sunny Cali vibes on their first album in 11 years, featuring a warm blend of folk, pop, and mellow psychedelia -- just right for kicking back on your lawnRead more...

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Song of the Day: DIIV - How Long Have You Known?

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day┬ápodcast 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 the Midday ShowRead more...

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