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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017: Our Scene Can Be Your Life

“Seattle owns the future and they don’t know it,” composer Ron Jones tells a crowd at WaMu Theater during the second day keynote of the Upstream Music Fest + Summit. There’s a bite to his words, feeling like equal parts admiration and condemnation. A native to the Northwest who relocated to Los Angeles, he went outRead more…

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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017, Day 1: Jeremy Enigk

Day one from our Upstream Music Fest & Summit coverage closed off with an intimate, gorgeous performance from Jeremy Enigk (Sunny Day Real Estate, The Fire Theft), who is no stranger to the KEXP airwaves. Performing mostly tracks off his 1996 debut record, Return of the Frog Queen, Enigk was joined by a handful of talented local musicians,Read more…

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KEXP’s Upstream Music Fest + Summit Broadcast in Pioneer Square Begins!

Today begins KEXP’s coverage for 2017’s Upstream Music Fest + Summit from the Little London Plane in Pioneer Square. For the next three days, KEXP will broadcast programming, as well as exclusive live performances, all from our second home in Downtown Seattle between Occidental Ave & S Jackson. Join us for all-ages sets today from COSMOS, MASZER, TheRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Upstream Music Fest + Summit 5/11-13

It’s easy to take the Northwest’s thriving local music scene for granted. Each day it  feels like a new artist is popping up. From snarky indie rockers to enigmatic rappers and avant garde electronic artists, there’s always some incredible new act to be discovered. If you’re not keeping your ear to ground, you might be missing outRead 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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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 20th: Holy Wave, Kingdom of The Holy Sun, Hihazel at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Toots and the Maytals, DJ Darek Mazzone at The Showbox // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, June 21st: Earshot Jazz Festival presents John Hollenbeck’s Claudia Quintet at Poncho Hall // All Ages (more info) Yukon Blonde, The Zolas,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Talk about “a movie script ending”: in the brand new music video from Death Cab for Cutie, frontman (and future KEXP guest DJ) Ben Gibbard stars as a film director, shooting an action movie. Watch the brutal slow-motion footage for the track “Black Sun” below. Their forthcoming release Kintsugi hits stores March 31st via Atlantic,Read more…

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Behind Local Music – The Best of 2009 Local Song of the Day podcast artists

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. Each and every Friday KEXP offers a song by a local artist for their Song of the Day podcast series. I am fortunate in that I get to write about these songs and provide behind the sceneRead more…

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Live Video: Jeremy Enigk with the Seattle Rock Orchestra

To celebrate his record release of his latest solo album last month, Jeremy Enigk brought together the 13-piece collective the Seattle Rock Orchestra to perform with him at The Triple Door. Enigk, who many fans might know from his days with Sunny Day Real Estate and The Fire Theft, played five songs from OK Bear,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Jeremy Enigk – Life’s Too Short

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 AfternoonRead more…

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