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KEXP is the New Black: A Jenji Kohan Birthday Video Roundup

If you’re one of those devouring the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black, you’ve got this lady to thank: creator/writer/executive producer Jenji Leslie Kohan, who celebrates her 46th birthday today. And if you’re a KEXP listener who watches this show, you’ve surely recognized music from many KEXP artists woven into the sometimes horrifying,Read more…

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Live Review: Macefield Music Festival, Day 1

This past weekend, Macefield Music Festival presented a stellar lineup, with performances by more than 20 Seattle bands over the course of the 3-day celebration. A diverse set of music fans strolled the Ballard neighborhood to see shows from some of the biggest players in Seattle’s indie music scene. Friday offered the first glimpse at the impressiveRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2015, Day 2: Kinski, Giraffage, Zoolab, Toro y Moi

Day 2 of Capitol Hill Block Party started with more gray clouds and drizzling rain. But a packed lineup full of variety kept all gloomy feelings at bay. Local band Kinski kicked off the day with a birthday celebration and beat smiths Giraffage and Zoolab upped the energy in the late afternoon before Toro yRead more…

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Out This Week 6/2

Highlights this week include the latest from London/NYC-via-Atlanta trio Algiers. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes their debut as “an electrifying blend of edgy post-punk with soul and gospel, featuring a dark, haunting sound with ominous guitar squalls, icy synths, hypnotic drum-machine rhythms, gritty, soulful lead vocals, gospel-influenced harmonies and politically charged lyrics. Easily oneRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

A great list of shows ahead. Highlights of the week include The Black Angels at Neptune Theatre on Monday night, along with what could prove to be a very interesting Brings Our Sonics Back rally with Geo, Nacho Picasso, Grynch, Dyme Def, Jarv Dee, Tilson, Sam Lachow & Raz Simone, Neema, DJ Nphared and Hosted by Shawn KempRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

What a fantastic time of the year for shows in Seattle! As the weather heats up, so does the frequency of shows it seems. With just about something for everyone this week, we start off on Monday night with yet another great evening with Mudhoney, this time at Easy Street Records. Jamie Lidell, Empress Of, andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With Christmas fast approaching the choices are limited; however, we’ve got some amazing show selections for you this week. Starting on Monday night with the critically acclaimed Alt-J at Crocodile who will end up on many Top 10 Album lists at the end of the year. The Mountain Goats and Matthew E. White are at ShowboxRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This week as everyone gets geared up for Bumbershoot, we should also mention some other great shows going on out there. Starting with some heavy rock on Tuesday night at Neumo’s with Black Mountain and Quest For Fire, as well as a show at the Tractor with Joel RL Phelps & The Downer Trio, ChrisRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got a great week of shows ahead, starting with a very important benefit at the Tractor for the Victims Families of The Cafe Racer Tragedy featuring Wages of Sin, Bucharest Drinking Team, The Bad Things, Miss Mamie Lavona, Hounds of the Wild Hunt, The Great Um Millionaires Club, Dexter Street Stompers, Cast Iron Maidens. There’s alsoRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With a week of awesome weather (not just for Seattle, I mean period.) comes a very back-heavy bevy of both shows to go peruse and enjoy.  Hump Day sees Buffalo Death Beam, Yarn, Red Heart Alarm occupying the Tractor; Thursday, Sunset Tavern hosts a set by Ramona Falls, Land of Pines, and Natural Selection whileRead more…

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