Tag Archives: Dr. Dre

KEXP Q&A: J. Pinder

Seattle artists often talk about the beauty and inspiriting nature of the Emerald City, that leaving town for a while is understandable but there is always that hope of returning home. This is no different for Seattle native J. Pinder, but it’s not every day a young rapper has the chance to work in LosRead more...

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Album Review: Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city

When Kendrick Lamar decided to call his major label debut (and second album overall) a short film, he didn’t do it lightly. It is a daunting task to undertake the creation of a story album with singles that both fit in with the story arc and can play on the radio with zero context, andRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Hip hop

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

The much-talked-about auction for Bob Dylan’s handwritten lyrics for “The Times They Are A-Changin’” wrapped up with “collector” Adam Sender bringing home the treasured piece of music history for just north of $422,000. As a certain intrepid archaeologist might cry, “Those belong in a museum!”

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Monday Morning News Fix

Big news on the Sasquatch! front. Foo Fighters have been announced as the 2011 headliners. Not only that, but 2011 will see the festival, held annually at The Gorge, expand to four days. I guess they are anticipating too much good music for only three, but time will tell what kind of toll a four-dayRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

The 2010 Sasquatch! Music Festival lineup has been announced and features a million bands you probably want to see, including KEXP artists Pavement, Vampire Weekend, Band of Horses, The National, Passion Pit, Nada Surf, The New Pornographers, The Hold Steady, The xx, Dirty Projectors, The Long Winters, The Mountain Goats, Brother Ali, Mayer Hawthorne, Why?,Read more...

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Thursday News Threads

CMJ just announced the initial lineup of the 2009 Music Marathon. Hundreds more bands will be announced in the following weeks, but among those performing at various showcases and club around NYC on October 20th - 24th are many you’ll hear on KEXP: Broadcast, School of Seven Bells, Atlas Sound, Japandroids, The Budos Band, Suckers,Read more...

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