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Barsuk 15, Day 4: Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Ben Gibbard, Rocky Votolato, & Laura Gibson

This week we celebrate the 15th year of one of Seattle’s favorite hometown labels: Barsuk Records! Since its birth in 1998, Barsuk has helped create a platform for dozens of great bands, from the Pacific northwest and otherwise, to get off the ground and put forth incredible music. Even in the decade and a halfRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

With November gently rolling in there’s no excuse not to go out and see some live music in Seattle. The week starts slowly with a couple local shows and just builds from there. Tilly and the Wall are at Neumos on Monday night, and Those Darlins’, Heavy Cream, and The Mad Caps are at SunsetRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Boy, do we have a fantastic week of music ahead. Things start off with a bang as local favorites Telekinesis play the Crocodile with The Young Evils and Caveman. On Tuesday, there’s a great triple bill with one of our favorite bands of the year - Grouplove, joined  by The Lonely Forest and Chain GangRead more...

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Live Review: Jesse Sykes and The Sweet Hereafter w/ The Sadies @ Showbox at the Market 8/4

Last week, Seattle’s Jesse Sykes and the Sweethereafter celebrated the release of their latest album, Marble Son, at the Showbox at the Market to a small but adoring crowd. Toronto-based band The Sadies, donned in sharp Western attire, started the night’s music with a set full of instantly impressive guitar-work and a song-writing genre thatRead more...

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Live Video: Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter

We’ve been featuring Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter quite a bit this week -- first as a top highlight in our Out This Week feature and then as a Song of the Day podcast -- but all this attention is for good reason: Marble Son, the band’s first release in four years, is aRead more...

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Song of the Day: Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter – Pleasuring the Divine

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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Pickathon 2011 preview

This year’s Pickathon festival is just around the corner, starting this Friday August 5th and continuing through the weekend, wrapping up Sunday the 7th. The festival features an all-star lineup of indie roots and Americana, featuring Mavis Staples, Black Mountain, Bill Callahan, Califone, Thao, Fruit Bats, Vetiver, Damien Jurado, The Sadies, Laura Veirs, Alela DianeRead more...

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Out This Week 8/2

Our guests yesterday, Jesse Sykes & the Sweet Hereafter, have returned after four years with their fourth album, and no doubt it was well worth the wait. I’ll admit that as much as I loved Jesse’s smoky voice and guitarist Phil Wandscher’s haunting western twang, I doubted there was much room for the band toRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

KEXP and Seattle Center’s Concerts at the Mural begin this weekend, with two free shows -- Friday night with The Maldives, Hey Marseilles, Black Whales, and all day Saturday with Fool’s Gold, Rainbow Arabia, Capsula, Virgin Islands, Mad Rad -- but there’s a lot else going on, including a full weekend outside of Portland atRead more...

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