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Northwest Music Community Remembers Chris Cornell

Word of Chris Cornell‘s death late Wednesday night was a blow to the music community, but for Seattle it feels even more personal. Cornell was a cornerstone artist for the Northwest. From Soundgarden to Temple of the Dog and Audioslave to his solo work, Cornell helped define the “Seattle sound” with his iconic voice. TryingRead more…

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Upstream Music Fest + Summit: Full Lineup Announced

On May 11-13, Upstream Music Fest + Summit will descend upon Pioneer Square with over 300 local and national acts. Back in February, the first wave of artists whet our appetites with names like Flying Lotus, AlunaGeorge, Shabazz Palaces, Beat Connection and Snarky Puppy. Now it’s finally here — the full lineup!

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Nate

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 16th from 6AM to 6PM PT to hear if your picks made the list. And check out all our DJs TopRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, November 21st: Mr Little Jeans, Trace, Neu Yeuth at The Sunset (more info) MNDSGN, Swarvy at Barboza (more info) Temple of the Dog, Fantastic Negrito at the Paramount Theatre (more info) Seu Jorge Presents: The Life Aquatic A Tribute To David Bowie at Benaroya Hall (more info) Tuesday, November 22nd: Ethan J. Perry &Read more…

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In Stores Now 9/5

It’s Labor Day weekend, and the new releases are working hard. Highlights include the latest from Asheville, NC-based artist Angel Olsen. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release “continues to head in a more electric, rock-oriented direction on her excellent third album, combining elements of raw classic-rock, moody soul, ’60s girl-group pop, psych-rock, atmosphericRead more…

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Music That Matters: Pacific Northwest Roundup, Part One

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. 440 – Pacific Northwest Roundup, Part One Audioasis host DJRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Nate

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, March 3rd • B.B. King, Ayron Jones & The Way at the Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info)

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Out This Week 2/11

There’s lots to love in the record stores this Valentine’s Day week, like the aptly titled Hotel Valentine, the first release in fifteen years from New York City duo Cibo Matto. If you’re in a more somber mood, check out the album Benji from Sun Kil Moon aka Mark Kozelek (ex-Red House Painters), featuring guestRead more…

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Live Video: Helms Alee

For just three people, Seattle metal trio Helms Alee make a big noise. Performing tracks off their third album Sleepwalking Sailors, they rocked the KEXP studios with their pounding rhythms, insistent vocals, and heavy guitar riffs. How do they do it? “We don’t use our heads, basically,” laughs drummer Hozoji Annie Matheson-Margullis (aka Hozi). WhateverRead more…

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