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Live Around Town This Week

  Monday, July 11 *Graffiti6, Jupe Jupe @ Chop Suey (info) Graffiti6 is a collaboration between singer-songwriter Jamie Scott and songwriter-producer TommyD, both London-born multi- instrumentalists who began making music together in 2009 and decided to call the resulting collaboration Graffiti6. ($10, 8pm Doors / 21+)

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 2 FLEET FOXES @ The Moore The shows everyone has been waiting for are finally here. Local and now national indie folk darlings Fleet Foxes will celebrate the release of their sophomore LP Helplessness Blues with two sold out shows at The Moore. The album will be officially released on Tuesday, but mostRead more…

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Live Video: Jessica Lea Mayfield at SXSW

Singer/songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield specializes in a mournful blend of folk rock and alt-country, with songs that are as moving as they are rustic. Songs like “Kiss Me Again” call to mind Midwest farms and sprawling countryside, without losing the intimate feel of a a dimly lit dive bar. She began playing music as earlyRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW, Day 3 Performances Online Now!

Though we were sad to be done, we were happy to end our broadcast from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin during SXSW on a strong note, with lineup of musically diverse guests. Steve Wynn & The Miracle 3 showed up all the newbies by tearing it up with a fiery set of good ol’Read more…

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KEXP at SXSW, Day 3: Jessica Lea Mayfield

Jessica Lea Mayfield has come a long way from her dank origins playing for tips and free pizza in Kent, Ohio. Since its release, she’s garnered critical acclaim and features on Starbucks compilations. But this isn’t your everyday singer-songwriter. Her debut album, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, was produced by Dan Auerbach (of The Black Keys),Read more…

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KEXP @ SXSW Preview

Next week, KEXP is broadcasting live from Austin, TX, during the 2011 South by Southwest Music Conference, running March 16th through the 18th. We are broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, where we’ll bring you exclusive live sets from Wild Flag, The Head and the Heart, The Black Angels, Yuck, Steve Wynn & The MiracleRead more…

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Out This Week 2/8

Like the devastating speed of his tennis-playing namesake’s forehand, the British dubstep producer James Blake has rocketed to the top of KEXP DJs’ playlists and fans’ requests in just over a year. After releasing three EPs in 2010, the 21-year old Blake is offering today the U.S. version of his full-length, multi-genre self-titled debut, whichRead more…

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No Depression Festival interviews and photos, Part 1

Marymoor Park this past Saturday was the perfect venue — and on a warm and sunny summer day, no less — for the first of what we hope to be a long running series of the No Depression Festival. The rootsy lineup featured both rising and beloved stars of alternative Americana: Gillian Welch and DavidRead more…

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Thursday News Thread

On July 11, Marymoor Park will host the inaugural No Depression Festival. Along with bigger name acts like Iron & Wine, Gillian Welch and Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson Hood, are KEXP favorites like Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter, Justin Townes Earle, and Jessica Lea Mayfield, as well as a Seattle roots “super group” including StarRead more…

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Interview with Jessica Lea Mayfield

    interview by RJ Cubarrubia photos by Laura Totten At 19, Ohio native Jessica Lea Mayfield has already toured with The Black Keys (it helps when you’re old friends with Dan Auerbach), been to Europe, and released a critically acclaimed debut album, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, filled with beautiful folk music tinged with subtleRead more…

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