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Monday Music News

Fresh off a hip-shaking set at Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, Father John Misty has announced another leg of tour dates behind this year’s Fear Fun. After spending the rest of July and August making further festival appearances, he’ll embark on his own headlining tour in September, including stops at Portland’s Wonder BallroomRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party: Day 1

by Ian Robinson and Jacob Webb Father John Misty - 4:00 - Main Stage “When I was kid, my dad, my brother, and I would play a block party”, said Josh Tillman near the beginning of his set, “we’d play ‘Louie Louie’ for 35 minutes, the chorus of ‘Wild Thing’ for 45 more, and thenRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

For those who didn’t get their Coachella fix this year (or didn’t get tickets to next year’s fest), festival promoter Goldenvoice has a solution: the S.S. Coachella. Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in December, the ship sails to the Bahamas and Jamaica, and while in transit, the cruise will host performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,Read more...

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Video Preview: Capitol Hill Block Party

Warm summer weather has finally reached Seattle, just in time for the Capitol Hill Block Party! Showcasing over 100 artists, CHBP is a perfect time to discover a new artist in between sets from your current favorites. To help you make scheduling your weekend a little easier, we’ve gathered some videos previewing some of (butRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s Capitol Hill Block Party weekend and the Hill is going to be booming! We’ve got some other great shows to share with you this week as well. On Tuesday night,¬†Talib Kweli, J.Pinder, Raz, and DJ Vega The Virgo are at the Crocodile, J. Pinder has a free in-store at Easy Street Records inQueen Anne,Read more...

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What’s Your Summer Jam? KEXP DJs and Staff Share Theirs

Seattle can now claim a hold on summer as we reach post-80 degree weather this week! (Sorry, rest of the country, but we’ve earned this!) No matter where you are, though, or whether you’re sitting out on the beach, picnicking in a park, heading out on a long roadtrip or just chilling at home, you’reRead more...

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Live Video: Father John Misty

Order up for Seattle! “Latte sipping jams” from Father John Misty! Not just for the barista crowd, though, Josh Tillman (or J. Tillman as we used to know him) has reinvented, but also rediscovered, his persona in his energetic new Sub Pop released project. Less wandering hilltop priest, as his moniker suggests, and more LaurelRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Taking offense to a bad Pitchfork review is akin to yelling at the clouds for floating up above and about as effective. But tell that to Father John Misty. Former Seattle resident Josh Tillman launched into a tweeting tirade after online indie tastemakers gave his recent album, Fear Fun, a decent 7.3 rating. (Josh, weRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Check out the full recent live performance of Spiritualized¬†on Letterman - the band plays a heavy version of the track “Hey Jane” from upcoming album Sweet Heart Sweet Light. Notice that two things haven’t and will likely never change: Jason Pierce is wearing sunglasses, and David Letterman seems grumpy about something. Video here: In moreRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got another great week of shows in Seattle, with a ton of variety. This is a city where you can see a good show just about every night of the week, and this one is no exception. Starting on Monday night, we’ve got some great Northwest connections back in town with former Fleet FoxRead more...

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