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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ El Toro

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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Live Video: KEXP at CMJ, Day 2

The second day of our live broadcast from Ace Hotel New York, sponsored by Toyota Free Yr Radio, was filled with some of the very best bands performing the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival. Brooklyn trio Widowspeak started the morning in the lobby of the Ace with a moody yet charming set ofRead more...

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KEXP @ CMJ 2011, Day 2: Dum Dum Girls

“I’m for real,” she says, that reality stinging sweetly because she seems too good to be true. Dum Dum Girls started out great - Dee Dee (Kristen Gundred) telling Iggy that girls can be basement-huffing, broken-heart, beat-on-the-brat bomp rockers too with the Ramone-esque use of the name (Pop’s song was “Dum Dum Boys”) - andRead more...

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KEXP’s CMJ Broadcast Preview!

KEXP is thrilled to announce our 2011 CMJ broadcast showcase! KEXP, partnered with Toyota Free Yr Radio, will be returning to New York City for a live broadcast during the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival to host a series of intimate live performances in the lobby of the Ace Hotel New York startingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Rocktober is finally here and as usual, we’ve got an impressive array of shows lined up for the week, including the much beloved Reverb Festival. Monday starts with a good old fashioned hoe down with Hank 3 at the Showbox, on Tuesday the re-emergence of the Neptune continues with CSS and MEN, and The PainsRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Guided By Voices have been touring all year, and while they’re supposedly wrapping up their reunion this month, they’ve also announced the imminent release of a new album. Let’s Go Eat The Factory is set for release on Jan. 1, 2012 and will feature the “classic” GBV lineup of Tobin Sprout, Mitch Mitchell, Kevin Fennell,Read more...

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s been real, R.E.M.

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Song of the Day: Dum Dum Girls - Coming Down

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s song featured on TheRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Remember the Sony distribution warehouse that caught on fire during the London riots earlier this month? The one that contained over 3.2 million items that were burnt to a crisp? Though originally thought to be an unfortunate but circumstantial result of the riots, new evidence suggests that the blaze might not have been a resultRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 7/20

Our guests today on the Afternoon Show, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, just released an amazing new video for his inspirational song “Wings”: M83 mastermind Anthony Gonzalez has been teasing us about his new album for some time, but now fans can finally get their first taste. New track “Midnight City” can be had for theRead more...

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