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Song of the Day: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound - Howl

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. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Howl” by JC Brooks &Read more...

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Live at Bumbershoot, Day 1: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound

After their fantastic cover of Wilco’s “I Am Trying To Break Your Heart” went viral in 2010, JC Brooks rose to the top of the indie soul scene with a fresh vibe than channeled the classic Chicago bluesmen of old. His vintage soul arrangements balance old-school complexity and bluesy builds with some professional showmanship toRead more...

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Listen to KEXP from Bumbershoot Music Lounge

This weekend, KEXP returns to the Bumbershoot Music Lounge returns for a glorious seventh year bringing intimate performances from some of Bumbershoot’s biggest names and broadcasting them live. This year’s lineup features an incredibly diverse and talented group of artists, from electro-pop sensations Passion Pit to the legendary indie rockers Low to the Ethiopian funkRead more...

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Live Video: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound

There’s been some heavy live groovin’ happenin’ at KEXP lately. We’ve had Fitz and the Tantrums, Galactic, Escort and Chicago’s JC Brooks and The Uptown Sound all tearing up our studio in the past few months. Brooks and his pals recently joined DJ Kevin Cole on the Afternoon Show to spotlight songs from their blazingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

This week starts off with a bang with a show by the hugely popular Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men, at Showbox Sodo. If you’re a KEXP listener you know just how much we love this great Icelandic band. This is a can’t miss! Speaking of can’t misses, on Tuesday, THEESatisfaction is giving a free performance atRead more...

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Song of the Day: JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound - I Got High

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 AfternoonRead more...

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Out This Week 10/25

This week, the seven-year wait is over! Bad As Me, the latest from Tom Waits, tops this week’s list of new releases. For the typically idiosyncratic musical vagabond, the new album seems more of a journey through his previous styles than an outrageous step in a new direction -- and that’s not at all aRead more...

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