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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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Record Store Day 2011: A KEXP User’s Guide

This Saturday, April 16, will mark the 4th annual national Record Store Day. Music fans all over the country won’t even think about accessing their iTunes music store, instead opting to gather in their local music dispensaries to celebrate the dispensaries themselves and the bounty of compressed, grooved vinyl that they make available to theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Like the weather overhead, the local live calendar hasn’t given Seattleites much of a reason to leave the confines of their homes as of late. There has, of course, still been a ton of good live music to see, but there haven’t been too many star-studded weeks as of late. That’s changing this week, asRead more...

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SXSW Photo Gallery, Again!

KEXP had the pleasure of catching so many bands at this year’s SXSW that we couldn’t fit them all into one post! Now, catch exclusive photographs from stellar performances by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Fences, Tea Cozies, Sol, Wild Orchid Children, and more! Check out some choice selections below and head over to the KEXPRead more...

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