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Album Premiere: Israel Nash – Israel Nash’s Silver Season

Plum Creek Sound at Dripping Springs in Texas Hill Country – it sounds like the setting of a story too idyllic to be true. And it almost is. There, in a Quonset hut studio on his own 15-acre ranch about 20 miles outside of Austin, Israel Nash has recorded a work of heart-swelling beauty. TheRead more…

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Bumbershoot Day 2: Israel Nash, Chimurenga Renaissance, The Melvins, Lee Scratch Perry, Punch Brothers

The weather was still shades of gray on Sunday, but overall promised to cooperate a bit more than the deluge of Saturday. The second day of Bumbershoot kicked off with the big, warm country rock sounds of Israel Nash. Nash plays very much in the tradition of Neil Young, and marries swelling rock with pedal steelRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot Music Festival

Labor Day weekend is upon us, which in Seattle means Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival! This long-running festival enters its 45th year of music, comedy, literary events, and more at Seattle Center. As we prepare to move into that location ourselves, this year KEXP won’t be broadcasting from the festival like we have in yearsRead more…

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Monday Music News

Texas-based artist Israel Nash returns this fall with his fourth album of ‘70s-inspired, psych-tinged folk-rock titled Israel Nash’s Silver Season. Get a first listen with the single “Strangers” below. The album was recorded in Nash’s recently-built Plum Creek Sound studios. Israel Nash’s Silver Season hits stores on October 9th on Loose/Thirty Tigers. [Flood]

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Watch Live Streaming Video from Pickathon!

This weekend, on July 31st through August 2nd, Pickathon, the Northwest’s premiere roots festival, returns to the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon. And once again, you’ll be able to watch the whole thing happen thanks to the festival’s live video webcast. From your very own porch, couch or office, you can see and hearRead more…

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Pickathon 2015 Initial Lineup Revealed!

Don’t let the name fool you. Pickathon isn’t just about banjos and guitars… well, not just, anyway. Among a roster of today’s best purveyors of old timey sounds, you’ll find many KEXP favorites of hip hop, soul, R&B, garage and indie rock, dazzling audiences of all ages each year on the sunlit wooded hillside ofRead more…

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KEXP Premiere: Israel Nash – Fearless

Last month, in a powerful, heartfelt and sonically stirring set live in the KEXP studio, Israel Nash and his band had given it their all… well, just about all, anyway. The Dripping Springs, Texas-based musician and his band re-entered our studio shortly after their live session was over and practiced their own version of PinkRead more…

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Live Video: Israel Nash

A “rain plan” is practically unknown in the Northwest. It rains here too frequently, but rarely fervently, for anyone to need that kind of contingency. Instead, for us rain plans are active ones, scenarios for doing and being. Maybe that’s why Israel Nash‘s 2014 album, Rain Plans, gripped us so firmly. His music seems toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 10th: • Dr. Dog, Hanni El-Khatib at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Ariel Pink, Jack Name at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Lucinda Williams at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • KEXP’s Wo’Pop Presents Dengue Fever, The Spider Ferns at The Triple Door // All AgesRead more…

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Out This Week 8/19

After a blistering in-studio session at KEXP, young Benjamin Booker has released his self-titled debut album, which KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates calls “a powerful blend of energetic garage rock and postpunk with gritty blues and soul, featuring a variety of visceral songs with explosive guitar riffs, rollicking organ and often-frenetic rhythms accompanying Booker’s raspyRead more…

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