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Wednesday Music News

David Bazan has announced on Twitter that his beloved late ’90s and early ’00s Seattle band Pedro the Lion will be reuniting for four shows, two in Seattle and two in Portland this December. A full US tour will follow. Pedro the Lion broke up in 2006, after releasing four albums, the classic being 2002’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Arcade Fire have been touring behind their latest album Everything Now, released earlier this summer. At some of those shows, including Lollapalooza, they’ve covered John Lennon’s 1973 song “Mind Games.” They’ve now done an official studio recording of the cover for the latest installment in the Spotify Singles series. The cover is relatively straightforward, with an added signatureRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2017, Day One: Dude York

Punk trio Dude York has made a name for themselves in Seattle for being a guarantee for at least a half hour of overflowing joy. As “America’s Band,” they cannot tell a lie and totally followed through on the promise on Day One of the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Even when they had technicalRead more…

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10 Local Bands to Check Out at Bumbershoot

Bumbershoot has been a local institution since 1972. Ask anyone who’s lived here for even a few years and they’ll likely be able to talk off your ear with stories of their first experience at the fest in Seattle Center. In 2017, the arts and music festival is continuing strong for another weekend under theRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Dude York

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we’re featuring Seattle indie rock outfit Dude York, who play Ballard Seafood Fest this Saturday night. Dude York is funny. Not like “peculiar” funny, but “haha, that’s a good joke” funny. Since they emerged inRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Ballard Seafood Festival 7/7-9

Ballard and seafood are practically synonymous. Before the neighborhood became synonymous with hip bars and a thriving music scene, it was all about fish. Personally, I come from a lineage of family who left their homes and sought out Ballard. My grandfather worked out on a tugboat and his father before him fished for a living. Now IRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Videoasis at Northwest Film Forum 5/24

Remember spending nights staying up watching MTV, waiting for your favorite video to come on? Over three decades after the network’s launch and the official dawn of the format for mainstream audiences, music videos have continued to be a major way for fans to interact with music. The Northwest has added to the pantheon over theRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Love & Hate, the sophomore release from soulful UK artist Michael Kiwanuka was a fave for many KEXP DJs last year. (It was even a nominee for the prestigious Mercury Award in 2016.) Kiwanuka revisits the release with a video for the track “Cold Little Heart” — watch below. The video was directed by DavidRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Seattle’s own Perfume Genius (real name: Mike Hadreas) has announced a new album and a new tour for 2017. The still-untitled LP will be his first since 2014’s Too Bright. He kicks it all off in magical Marfa, TX for the Marfa Myths Festival, in a special performance collaborating with Weyes Blood, and for theRead more…

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Music that Matters: The Burrito Money Podcast

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. 548 – The Burrito Money Podcast John Richards presents aRead more…

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