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KEXP Q&A: Kelton Sears of Kithkin

Fresh off releasing their new album, Rituals,Trances & Ecstasies For Humans in Face of The Collapse, and their recent energized performance at Sasquatch Music Festival, Kithkin are continuing their reign as the Cascadian Princes of Forest Rock. The first single off their new record, “Altered Beast”, is a big, screeching, Kanye-style produced track that breathesRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Hood-to-Hood 2014!!!

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. If you haven’t already called in sick to work on Friday yet, then do it now and get over to Ballard forRead more…

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Sasquatch 2014, Day 1: Kithkin

Some bands jump into their opening song and some bands literally jump into their opening song. After completing their own soundcheck at Sasquatch, Seattle band Kithkin quietly got into position on the sides of the stage and literally leaped – with Kelton Sears nearly pulling off the best scissor kick of the weekend – into “FallenRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2014

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 408 – Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2014: KEXP’s Afternoon Show hostRead more…

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Song of the Day: Kithkin – Altered Beast

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. Every Friday, we feature a song from a local artist. Today’s song, featured on the MiddayRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Young Reckless Hearts

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 402 – Young Reckless Hearts Midday show host Cheryl Waters,Read more…

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KEXP Q&A: Kithkin

Few Seattle bands put on as energetic and frenetic of a live show as Kithkin. In keeping with the fantastical woodland creatures they’re named for (from Magic: The Gathering), the group is even known to decorate the stages they play with fir trees and other forest paraphernalia. They are slated to participate in this year’sRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Reykjavik Calling 2013 @ Neumos 10/12

Over the past several years, KEXP and Iceland have developed a mutual relationship of sharing and caring, but no doubt we have been the greater beneficiaries considering the wealth of excellent bands we discover over there. At the end of October, we’ll begin our third year in a row broadcasting live during Iceland Airwaves andRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 2

Sunday at Bumbershoot 2013 was just about as good as it gets at Seattle’s hometown festival. Beginning with Kithkin’s tribal hair-cutting and ending with an incredible turnout in Key Arena for Death Cab For Cutie’s 10th anniversary performance of Transatlanticism and packing pretty much everything else in between, Sunday was a balanced collection of newRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot 2013 – Sunday

If you’ve seen any of their paper ads or television commercials this year, Bumbershoot‘s marketing slogan goes along the lines of “Possibly the most amazing lineup in the universe”. Roll your eyes if you must, but we think Bumbershoot isn’t too far off the mark. This year brings one of the best schedules we’ve seenRead more…

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