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Tuesday Music News

Drive-By Truckers have shared some new details about their upcoming album American Band (out September 30). The Southern rockers drew inspiration from last year’s mass shootings in South Carolina and Oregon and our country’s relationship with the NRA. Listen to the albums first single “Surrender Under Pressure,” which is about the struggle to remove theRead more…

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Come to Daddy: A KEXP Father’s Day Video Roundup

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: dads got it rough. Even back in 2012, DJ John Richards noticed “most songs about dads are written from the voices of estranged men lamenting about what their fathers did wrong.” (Cat’s in the Cradle, anyone? Ouch.) And that creepy Aphex Twin song isn’t exactly titledRead more…

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The Challenge Is Coming …

Hood-to-Hood 2016 map

Who among you will fight for the music? KEXP’s Annual Hood-to-Hood Challenge coincides with our One-Day Summer Fund Drive this Friday, June 10. But why wait? Show your civic pride now and help your neighborhood take an early lead in the 2016 Hood-to-Hood Challenge. Starting today, when you donate to power great music on KEXP,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 27th: • Vomitface, So Pitted at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info)

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Video Roundup: Happy Thanksgiving 2014

It’s that time of year to reflect on the things you’re grateful for while eating copious amounts of food. KEXP has your soundtrack for all of that and more! Check out our Video Round-Up below, and be sure to tune in to The Afternoon Show on KEXP as guest DJ Brian Foss serves up aRead more…

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Live Video: Drive-By Truckers

Firing on all cylinders, Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley of Drive-By Truckers zipped over to the KEXP studio to play a couple of their songs off their newest album, English Oceans. With an eight-string, robust Kay Vintage guitar and silvery crooning, the two displayed their stripped-down prowess, illustrating not only the group’s talented guitarists, butRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Father’s Day

Forget ties or golf clubs — for a KEXP Dad, we’re celebrating Father’s Day with a video roundup, featuring everything from folk to electronic. Music is one of the first ways we bond with our fathers: from listening to records together, having the radio on in the car on the way to school, or maybeRead more…

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Live Review: Drive-By Truckers with Shovels & Rope at Showbox SoDo 4/23

photos and text by Matthew B. Thompson Southern charm and rock ‘n’ roll descended upon the Showbox SoDo on a rainy Wednesday night. Drive-By Truckers headlined a nearly sold out show supporting their latest album: English Oceans. Concert-goers filled the cavernous hall as the Charleston, SC, based Shovels and Rope took the stage roughly anRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Young Reckless Hearts

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 402 – Young Reckless Hearts Midday show host Cheryl Waters,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Drive-By Truckers – Pauline Hawkins

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Pauline Hawkins” by Drive-ByRead more…

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