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Live Review: Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 8/8/14 - 8/10/14

words by Taylor Snowberger / photos by Stacy Cornett edited by Victoria Holt If San Francisco is a special place, then wouldn’t a music festival in the heart of San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park be meta-special? According to many of this year’s Outside Lands artists, performers and attendees, the answer is yes. Everything fromRead more...

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TV Eye: Week of 6/30

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 30th Jimmy Kimmel Live: Royksopp & Robyn Conan: The Haden Triplets Tuesday, July 1stRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Washed Out shined brightly on Late Show with David Letterman last night, stopping by the show to perform the track “All I Know,” from their most recent release Paracosm. They’ll be returning to Seattle on Friday, January 31st to play Little Big Show #8 with Kingdom Crumbs and Kisses. 100% of ticket sales benefit ReelRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Alex

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

If you haven’t seen this yet, allow me to do the honors. Seth Rogen and James Franco have pulled off the most wonderful spoof of Kanye West‘s “Bound 2″ music video. The way these two gaze into one another’s eyes is nothing short of magical. If only Kim Kardashian and Kanye had this much genuineRead more...

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Friday Music News

Oneohtrix Point Never, a.k.a. Daniel Lopatin, has shared an killer, new psychedelic track called “Zebras.” The Brooklyn based musician never ceases to amaze with the complexity of his music. This should tide fans over until the release of his album R Plus Seven on October 1. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

After selling out their first show (Dec. 12) at Key Arena in just 15 minutes, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis decided to add a second performance on December 11. That one sold out in two hours. The guys have so much love for their hometown that they’ve now added a third show, this one is setRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Here’s one of the most unexpectedly amazing mash-ups you’re likely to hear. Music producer Mr. Troublesome is working on a new mash-up album called What’s a Black Beatle that will be released later this summer. Today we have the first single, “Southside My Dear,” which features Kanye West‘s hit “Southside” and The Beatles‘ classic “MarthaRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Songs About the Cold

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. The weather has taken a turn for the cold, so this week were looking at songs about the cold. Seattle cold isRead more...

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Album Review: The Man With the Iron Fists OST

With The Man With the Iron Fists we get to see Wu-Tang Clan member and spiritual leader RZA do something he’s always wanted to do: make a ridiculously awesome, totally kickass kung fu movie. The premise is classic Shaw brothers material: a small village in imperial China becomes the central location of attempted heist byRead more...

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