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Taking offense to a bad Pitchfork review is akin to yelling at the clouds for floating up above and about as effective. But tell that to Father John Misty. Former Seattle resident Josh Tillman launched into a tweeting tirade after online indie tastemakers gave his recent album, Fear Fun, a decent 7.3 rating. (Josh, weRead more…

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Song of the Day: Father John Misty – Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the MiddayRead more…

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Live Review: Cat Power and J.Tillman @ City Arts Fest, 5th Avenue Theatre 10/23

Playing at the magnificent 5th Avenue Theatre in downtown Seattle, J. Tillman and Cat Power put on a splendid show full of heartfelt rock ballads. J. Tillman (first name Joshua) started off the night with a half-hour set of acoustic songs, many telling interesting stories similar to Fleet Foxes’ lyrics, of which he is currentlyRead more…

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Live Review: Phosphorescent with J.Tillman and Group Love @ Crocodile 7/31

Last Saturday the amazingly talented and scruffy Mathew Houck and his band Phosphorescent descended on Seattle for a single performance at the world-famous Crocodile Cafe. I guess it’s not actually the Crocodile “Cafe” anymore — that place had a tiny stage and a pesky pole smack dab in the center of the floor. The newRead more…

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Song of the Day: Final Spins – Let Me Fall

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more…

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Song of the Day: J. Tillman – Steel on Steel

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. Each Friday spotlights local musicians. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, isRead more…

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Album Reviews: J. Tillman & The Bird and The Bee

J. Tillman – Vacilando Territory Blues Joshua Tillman is an undeniably talented musician. Tillman, who moonlights as the drummer for Fleet Foxes, has been releasing terrific solo albums for the last four or so years. His latest, Vacilando Territory Blues (released January 20th on Western Vinyl), does not disappoint. In Vacilando Territory Blues, it’s easyRead more…

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Out This Week 1/20

Animal Collective‘s new album cover deserves to be viewed larger than life. Just roll your eyes across this bad boy and feel the underwater movement the band tried to emulate in the recording of today’s release, Merriweather Post Pavilion (apparently, it was the lagoon at the outdoor venue in Maryland that inspired the concept). Freaky…Read more…

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