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Scene and Unheard: Tacocat, Case Studies, Erik Blood, Spoonboy and more!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see - from jazz at a coffee shop or theater, to a grunge show at a DIY space, to a major act at any one of our large venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new, maybe you heard oneRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more...

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Artist Profile: Erik Blood

When a 4-year-old, Erik Blood began sneaking 45-rpm records from his sister’s room and listening to them while she slept, a future was being formed. Music shapes us like few elements can. The sounds, words, and images associated with certain songs can leave lasting impressions that often influence who we become. For Blood, this earlyRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We start off the week with a bang! On Monday night you’ve got your choice between three great shows. English band Spiritualized are performing at Neptune Theatre, Dublin Ireland’s Little Green Cars are with The Horde & The Harem at Neumos, and Fitz & The Tantrums play with Bear Mountain at Columbia City Theater. On Tuesday, Jessie Ware is at theRead more...

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Album Review: Vox Mod - SYN-ÆSTHETIC

While space may be the final frontier, the cosmos also appear to be the creative studio of electronic producer Scot Porter, a.k.a. Vox Mod. On the debut full-length, SYN-ÆSTHETIC, Vox Mod’s galactic production and otherworldly synths hover over beats launched from sci-fi sequencers transporting listeners on a sonic joyride. Joining the voyage is a diverse groupRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Dancing on the Valentine: A Cure for Leukemia

Join KEXP, CityArts, and Neumos in supporting the 8th edition of Dancing on the Valentine: A Cure for Leukemia — A Tribute to The Cure and Fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society . On February 9th at Neumos some of our favorite Seattle bands will be covering songs by The Cure. The lineup includesRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

What a great week for shows, including a first look at the 2013 Sasquatch! lineup with a Launch Party & festival announcement on Monday night at Neptune Theatre with Built to Spill, Cody ChesnuTT and a surprise guest! If that wasn’t enough excitement, Ben Folds Five and Nataly Dawn are at Showbox at the Market. On TuesdayRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Nate

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If you didn’t get too worn out from City Arts, we’ve got some fun choices ahead this week. We’ve got the 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival with Bobby Previte’s Silent Way Project and Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble at Triple Door on Monday, and then Flying Lotus, Teebs, and Jeremiah Jae at Neptune Theatre on Tuesday.Read more...

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Out This Week 8/7

Instinct, the full-length debut of Niki and the Dove, now finally available on CD, tops this week’s list of new releases. Like fellow Swedish artists The Knife and Lykke Li, the Swedish duo combine ’80s synth-pop, dark post-punk and dancy funk on what our Music Director, Don Yates, praises as “well-crafted songs with twinkling, etherealRead more...

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