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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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Out This Week 3/10

This week, soulster Matthew E. White unleashes his sophomore full-length Fresh Blood, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes as “a well-crafted set of soul-inflected pop, featuring a warm, full-bodied though intimate sound, impeccably arranged with lush strings, soulful horns, piano, soft vocals and effervescent harmonies.” (Hear for yourself when White is LIVE on KEXPRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/1

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, September 1st: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon: Jack White (R) Jimmy Kimmel Live: BobRead 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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Event Spotlight: Sea-Tac Airport Music Initiative Launch

This weekend, the City of Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport invite you to Experience the City of Music. Join us on Saturday, January 28, for the Sea-Tac Airport Music Initiative | Experience the City of Music Launch Party with free performances to celebrate this new initiative showcasing the Northwest region’s music culture throughout the airport. ThisRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Of course all the talk this week will be about the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, featuring headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at various venues around town. Additional artists include  Shabazz Palaces, Campfire OK, The Fucking Eagles, Grand Hallway, The HelioRead more…

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Listen to Capitol Hill Block Party sets on KEXP

While KEXP was broadcasting from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during the Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, there were four other stages of live bands performing throughout the day and night, with bands like Explosions in the Sky, Battles, Ghostland Observatory, Thurston Moore, My Goodness, and many others. If you were listening thisRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 25 I think we are all still recovering from the Block Party today. Tuesday, July 26 *Fences @ Sonic Boom Records (Ballard) (FREE) (info) Fresh off an amazing performance at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Christopher Mansfield (aka Fences) plays a much smaller stage at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. Come check outRead more…

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again — for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more…

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