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Monday Music News

Cut Copy released their new single in the most novel way I’ve heard in a long time — at Pitchfork, you could claim a vinyl copy of the single as long as you were one of the first 120 to arrive. The one-sided record was then cut and pressed before you, and engraved with theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we have a great list of shows to tell you about. Starting the week with 3 great shows at Neptune Theatre with Sparks on Monday night, James Blake on Tuesday night, and  Purity Ring on Wednesday night. Marnie Stern, SISU, and Heavy Petting are also at Barboza. On Thursday, The Thermals, Wimps, and La Luz are at Neumos,Read more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top Ten Albums of 2012, Part 1

You’ve already seen what the KEXP DJs have picked for their Top 10 Albums of 2012 (here), but what about all of the people who support our programming and every element of what makes KEXP mighty? There are many dedicated souls who operate KEXP on a daily basis — full-time and part-time staff, quarterly interns,Read more…

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KEXP at Pickathon, Part 1

I’m just going to say it outright: Pickathon is incredible. The scenic location on the hillside of Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, just a quick commute from Portland, and facing Mt. Hood; the tasty and more than reasonably priced food; the free and plentiful water; the like-minded local purveyors and peddlers; the environmentally friendlyRead more…

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Pickathon 2012 Schedule Released!

Pickathon 2012 is only a little over a month away, but you can start planning your weekend right now! The schedule for the Portland, Oregon event was released this morning, and alongside the set times for all of its great acts, they’ve announced a slew of previously unannounced non-musical activities to make this year’s PickathonRead more…

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Live Video: Dr. Dog

A week after the release of Be The Void, Dr. Dog stopped by KEXP on Valentine’s Day to perform a lovely set (that night, they played a great show at Neumos, which you can catch photos from here). With their new album, Dr. Dog continues to move towards a more straightforward indie folk-rock. Be TheRead more…

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Music News: Pickathon 2012 Lineup Announced

The lineup for Portland’s Pickathon Music Festival is now out! Headlining the festival will be Neko Case, Dr. Dog, Blitzen Trapper, and Kitty, Daisy & Lewis. Also featured at the festival will be rock and folk-rock acts like The Cave Singers, Handsome Furs, The Barr Brothers, The Mynabirds, Langhorne Slim, and Vieux Farka Touré. TheRead more…

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Live Review: Dr. Dog @ Neptune Theatre

photos and review of Chad Syme Dr. Dog’s Seattle stop on their “Be the Void” tour was sold out and packed the Neptune Theatre to its gills. The energy in the crowd was instantly contagious, and the environment of the retrofitted theater was perfect for this show. Even an hour or more before Dr. Dog’sRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Quite possibly invigorated after his recent split with Zooey Deschanel, Death Cab For Cutie front man Ben Gibbard has rallied the troops and will be playing a slew of dates around the globe beginning in February. The North Amercian leg of the tour will kick off in April and feature Youth Lagoon opening a numberRead more…

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Live Video: Dr. Dog

Too quirky to take too seriously, yet much too talented to take for granted, Dr. Dog stopped by our studio and performed four tracks off their 2010 release, Shame Shame (Anti-). The Philadelphia group, who have shared a tour with Seattle’s own Cave Singers, bring to the table a polished take on a familiar vintage sound. TheRead more…

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