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Music That Matters Podcast: Jump and Shout

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 390 – Jump and Shout The Midday Show’s Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This Sunday is our annual Father’s Day Kids Dance Party — with DJ sets from Kid Hops and DJ Rhythma, dancing with the Vicious Puppies crew, crafts and more — but the kids don’t get to have all the fun, as there’s plenty of great music in clubs this week. On Monday, Portland’s Black PrairieRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Dan Deacon will release “Konono Ripoff No. 1″ as an exclusive run of 500 hand-numbered 7″ for Record Store Day on the 20th. Deacon has played the song live in recent months but this will be the first time it’s been released. The song is performed by two different pairs of drummers — the A-sideRead more…

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Out This Week 1/15

Things are picking up! In the world of new releases, that is. 2013 has fully arrived, and as you head back to work, school or whatever your day-to-day, it’s time to put record shopping back into your regular routine. The shelves of your favorite record shops are now being lined with anticipated new LPs, likeRead more…

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Monday Music News

M.I.A.‘s much-anticipated album Matangi has been rejected by Interscope for being “too positive”. The album was supposed to be released last month, but now with apparently some “darkening up” needed, the release is expected around April 15th, in time for the Tamil New Year. It turns out M.I.A.’s ex-manager, whom she fired, is now theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 8th DOOMTREE feat. P.O.S. and Dessa @ Neumo’s For the first time ever, all seven members of Minneapolis’ Doomtree collective — including KEXP favorites P.O.S. and Dessa — are touring… and performing… together. Expect solo sets and group jams. (8 pm, $13.50 adv, All Ages, Bar w/ID) Dessa – Children’s Work: Tuesday, NovemberRead more…

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Live Video: Sessions at The Woods during MFNW

During Musicfest NW a few weeks back, KEXP presented stripped down and acoustic sessions at The Woods, a former funeral home turned music venue in Portland. This free showcase was open to the public but not part of our MFNW broadcast. Instead, we filmed six incredible bands, including three local to Portland, for everyone whoRead more…

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KEXP Sessions at The Woods, MFNW 9/11/10

This weekend, after our successful broadcast from Portland’s Doug Fir during Musicfest NW, we headed over to The Woods for a day of mostly acoustic, intimate performances by a handful of bands, including Crooked Fingers, Free Energy, AgesAndAges, The Mynabirds, The Builders & the Butchers and Typhoon. You’ll soon be able to watch videos fromRead more…

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KEXP Sessions at The Woods today!

Join KEXP today in Portland as KEXP presents a series of acoustic sessions by artists performing during Musicfest NW at The Woods, a former funeral parlor located in the center of the historic Sellwood District. These sessions are free and open to the public (though 21+). No sign up necessary. Space is limited. First come,Read more…

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KEXP at NXNE: Showcase at Horseshoe Tavern 6/17

KEXP’s unending quest for new musical discovery takes us to some interesting countries and cities. Last week week, we got a chance to visit Toronto, Ontario, and attend the 2010 North by Northeast conference and even host our own showcase at the Legendary Horseshoe Tavern with Elliott Brood, The Ghost Is Dancing, Warpaint, Free Energy,Read more…

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