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Live Review: John Carpenter at Paramount Theatre 6/14/16

At a particularly triumphant moment in his Paramount debut, John Carpenter looks out at the crowd and smiles. “All my career I’ve made horror movies”, he laughs, while the crowd, obviously, shouts and cheers and screams in acknowledgement. “I love horror movies”, he smiles, “and horror movies will last forever”. The cheers go up asRead more…

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Video Roundup: KEXP’s 13 Creepiest Clips for Halloween

How to make an already-eerie song even creepier? Try one of these 13 spooktacular clips, chosen for you by KEXP for Halloween! Proceed with caution though: some of these music videos are pretty disturbing, and not even those fun-size candies will comfort you!

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Satan Said Dance: Six Songs for the Devil on Halloween

October 31st. It’s a day for candy, costumes, and pumpkins, right? Well, if ’80s slasher films have taught us anything, it’s also a time for Satan to take your soul, or something, right? (Unless you’re a virgin teen… isn’t that how it works?) While the origins of Halloween have no definitive version — some sayRead more…

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Album Review: John Carpenter – Lost Themes

This week, Sacred Bones invites a second filmmaker into their musical midst. Much like his label predecessor David Lynch, John Carpenter has influenced numerous generations across every genre with both his films and his music. Afrika Bambaataa sampled the Assault on Precinct 13 soundtrack on “Bambaataa’s Theme”. Chromatics paid homage on tracks like “Tick ofRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Halloween 2013!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s Halloween season again. Time for all things spooky like witches, spiders, and bats which all tie in together. The image ofRead more…

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Keeping Real Music Alive: Death Waltz Recording Company

Supporters of KEXP know that listener-powered radio is a pretty incredible institution. At KEXP, we create a community of artists who all work in conjunction with each other for mutual gain. Without our favorite records, KEXP DJs would have nothing to play. But without KEXP’s help as a tool to expand listenership and garner deservedRead more…

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Photos: 2012 KEXP Halloween Open House

The 2012 KEXP Halloween Open House was a great start to everyone’s All Hallows’ Evening, with music, skeleton crafts, delicious cupcakes (courtesy of Trophy Cupcakes), and a photo booth where staffers, listeners, and their kids took pictures in a wide variety of costumes. View pictures of some of those who dropped in, including people dressedRead more…

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Photos: KEXP’s Halloween Kids Dance Party

photo by Brittney Bollay

Last Sunday, KEXP treated dozens of families to a fun-filled afternoon at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. At this year’s Halloween Kids Dance Party, KEXP DJs and volunteers helped kids craft tissue ghosts, hand puppets, and straw dolls.

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KEXP Halloween Video Roundup

Leaves are falling, days are getting darker and Halloween is once again upon us. It also means kids, candy and costumes everywhere. At KEXP today, we invite you to our annual Halloween Day Open House. Drop by between 10AM and 5PM in costume with your kids for trick-or-treating, special treat selections provided by Trophy Cupcakes,Read more…

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Halloween!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we take a look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Halloween is just around the corner so this week we are looking at spooky songs. Happy Halloween! As you probablyRead more…

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