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Live at SXSW: IE9 Launch Party with Yeasayer, The Head and the Heart, and Fences

KEXP visited the all-new Austin City Limits studios at South By Southwest for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 launch party. Besides the software showcase, there was also a packed crowd for live performances by Fences, The Head and the Heart, and Yeasayer. See the full gallery from this amazing performance here! Fences:

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s going to be a really busy week for live music around Seattle. Even without the highly anticipated Decibel Festival and the 23rd Annual Rockabilly Ball, there are some heavy hitters making their way through the Northwest. Here’s a quick rundown: Tuesday, September 21st HOT HOT HEAT with 22-20s and Hey Rosetta @ Chop SueyRead more...

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Bumbershoot Photos from Sunday 9/5/10

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Wowzers, there were a lot of bands at Bumbershoot at the Seattle Center on day two. We have some great images here from a little Courtney Love to a lot of Weezer. So many bands we just don’t have the time to explain them all! (You should know all these great performersRead more...

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Live Review: Fences @ Bumbershoot 9/5

Sunday 6.45pm EMP Sky Church The quote “Forever Bummed” on Fences’ MySpace page may give you some clue as to what to expect from local singer-songwriter Chris Mansfield and his musical leanings. His songs probably aren’t going to be used to sell candy or chocolate milk anytime soon; instead they’re jaded, melancholy, intensely personal affairs.Read more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Fences

Heavily tattooed Seattle singer-songwriter Christopher Mansfield (aka Fences) is set to release his highly anticipated debut album later this month. Although laden with sorrowful lyrics about the tragic tales of love and relationships gone bad, Mansfield’s wonderful voice just can’t help but elevate the mood of the music to “somewhat optimistic”. And while some musiciansRead more...

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide to Bumbershoot - Sunday

If Saturday was a day for female vocalists, Sunday seems like it’s a “Where are they now?” episode of bands we loved in the 90s or early 00s, but for whatever fell out of the forefront of our consciousnesses in recent years. Weezer, Hole, and The Dandy Warhols will all be occupying prime-time slots, andRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Friday

The 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party kicked off in a HUGE way with MGMT, Yeasayer, Holy Fuck, Shabazz Palaces, Bear In Heaven, and Macklemore packing the streets at the main stage. Meanwhile, bands Fences, Police Teeth, Unnatural Helpers, and Champagne Champagne were blowing up the stage at Neumos. This set also features USF and HelmsRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from March

March was a busy month for KEXP as we were gearing up for and attending South By SouthWest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. And let’s face it, most of the bands we love here at KEXP were doing the same thing. In addition to SXSW, we also had to take care of ourRead more...

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Song of the Day: Fences - Sadie

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 songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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GIVE Benefit @ The Crocodile tonight!

Holiday cheer and goodwill is in the air, and along with it comes the overwhelming influx of holiday music retailers are using to manipulate you to spend, spend, spend. In spite of their efforts, it’s a great time to give, give, give, and get a dose of sonic relief from the holiday scramble and doRead more...

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