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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling in the Gathering Space 10/14

The Pacific Northwest and the mid-Atlantic will converge again on Saturday, October 14th at Reykjavik Calling, presented by KEXP. As the musical leg of the Taste of Iceland festival — which celebrates its 10th anniversary this week — Reykjavik Calling pulls together some of the most exciting musical acts from Seattle and Iceland. As oneRead more…

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Music That Matters: Runcast, Vol. 8

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. 575 – Runcast, Vol. 8 The eighth installment of theRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: KEXPort at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik 7/14-7/15

Travel to the land of the midnight sun as we journey to Reykjavik, Iceland, once again to join our friends at Kex Hostel for a summer bash. KEXPort celebrates KEXP’s ongoing relationship (now in its sixth year, believe it or not!) with our similarly named hosts of our annual winter broadcast during Iceland Airwaves. WhereasRead more…

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Song of the Day: Fufanu – Sports

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is the title track by IcelandRead more…

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Music that Matters: Charm Assault

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. 556 – Charm Assault Cheryl Waters’ latest mix is equalRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling 2016

This Saturday, October 15th, KEXP presents the seventh annual Reykjavik Calling at Neumos. Just like previous years, we’ll be bringing you an evening with some of the best musicians and bands emerging from Seattle and Iceland… for FREE! All the way from Reykjavik, we welcome post-punk project Fufanu. Frontman Kaktus Einarsson always brings an exuberantRead more…

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KEXP Presents Taste of Iceland: Literature

KEXP is proud to once again be a part of the annual Taste of Iceland cultural extravaganza, and we’re kicking things off this Friday, October 14th from 6:00 to 8:30 PM with a special literary event in our Gathering Space. Renowned Icelandic literary critic and writer Gudmundur Andri Thorsson will be our special guest, presentingRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 10th: No Parents, White Fang, Birth Defects at the Vera Project (more info) Black Breath, Hissing, Of Corpse, The Vatican at El Corazon (more info) Earshot Jazz: Freddy Cole Trio at the Triple Door (more info) Orcas Island Film Festival at Orcas Island (more info) Tuesday, October 11th: El Sonido on KEXP PresentsRead more…

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Thursday Music News

How many indie rock dudes does it take to cover a Sharon Van Etten song? By our count, four, as footage has surfaced of a 2010 concert where Bon Iver‘s Justin Vernon, Bryce and Aaron Dessner of The National, and Colin Stetson covered her single “Love More.” Watch below. The footage comes from a MusicNOWRead more…

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KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, Day 1: Fufanu

Rounding out the first night of of KEXP’s Iceland Airwaves broadcast live from Kex Hostel is Icelandic punk band Fufanu. The band began life as techno outfit Captain Fufanu, but after the theft of the computer containing their record, they cut “Captain” from their name and jumped into a completely new genre. They’ve opted forRead more…

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