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Out This Week 8/2

Our guests yesterday, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, have returned after four years with their fourth album, and no doubt it was well worth the wait. I’ll admit that as much as I loved Jesse’s smoky voice and guitarist Phil Wandscher’s haunting western twang, I doubted there was much room for the band toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

KEXP and Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural begin this weekend, with two free shows — Friday night with The Maldives, Hey Marseilles, Black Whales, and all day Saturday with Fool’s Gold, Rainbow Arabia, Capsula, Virgin Islands, Mad Rad — but there’s a lot else going on, including a full weekend outside of Portland atRead more…

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Song of the Day: Fruit Bats – Tangie & Ray

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

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Ezra Koenig Covers Paul Simon

Vampire Weekend‘s Ezra Koenig has turned his considerable talents to the tribute game, covering Paul Simon‘s 1972 track “Papa Hobo” for new film Ceremony. The rest of the film’s soundtrack, curated by Fruit Bats‘ Eric D. Johnson, features contributions from The Animals, Pete Townsend, and Star. Hear the Koenig cover (via Stereogum) and watch theRead more…

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Andy Kotowicz Family Foundation Benefit Shows & Giveaway

Father, husband, label man, and music lover Andy Kotowicz, 37, tragically lost his life over a month ago. The Sub Pop VP of Sales and Director of Marketing left behind a city of music and a community of friends. In honor of Andy’s legacy, three benefit concerts are planned to take place tomorrow night, Dec. 4th,Read more…

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Live Review: Blitzen Trapper, Fruit Bats & Seabear @ City Arts Fest, Showbox 10/22

To be completely honest, I was most excited to see Seabear on this incredible bill showcasing some of the best in indie-folk. Seabear is from Seattle’s sister city, Reykjavik, Iceland. Fresh off of the 2010 Iceland Airwaves Festival, Seabear performed a set of contagious folk rock with a seven-member stage presence, equipped with keys, mini-baritone,Read more…

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Live Video: Fruit Bats and The Moondoggies at the Mural

For those of you who missed out on the fantastic last weekend, Concerts at the Mural, presented by KEXP and Seattle Center, with Fruit Bats, The Moondoggies, and Johnny and the Moon , here are a few videos to help you feel like you were there. Check out photos here too. Thanks to all whoRead more…

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Photos from the last night of Concerts at the Mural with Fruit Bats, The Moondoggies & Johnny and the Moon

This past weekend, Fruit Bats, The Moondoggies, and Johnny and the Moon wrapped up a month’s worth of Concerts at the Mural, presented by KEXP and Seattle Center and consisting of four Friday evenings with nine total bands, plus six more bands during KEXP’s 7th annual BBQ. We’re all extremely sad that it’s over butRead more…

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Concerts at the Mural: Live and free tonight with Fruit Bats, The Moondoggies & Johnny and the Moon

Don’t worry, the clouds will break in time for the final show in the Concerts at the Mural series, presented by KEXP and Seattle Center. Three for free tonight, as Fruit Bats, The Moondoggies and Johnny and the Moon all take the Mural Amphitheater stage. If you subscribe to our Song of the Day podcasts,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Fruit Bats – The Ruminant Band

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “The Ruminant Band” by FruitRead more…

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