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Music That Matters Podcast: Make Good Choices

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. 391 - Make Good Choices The Afternoon Show’s Kevin ColeRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Don Slack

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

Congrats to Seattle band La Luz, whose first music video from their debut, It’s Alive, is currently being premiered on Entertainment Weekly’s website. The Carlos Lopez-directed video for “Big Big Blood” embraces the dark side of the group’s 60′s surf sound with its aptly retro horror show imagery. [Entertainment Weekly]

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Thursday Music News

The National were almost cut from the soundtrack for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, for reportedly “being too dark.” Their contribution, which you can hear below, was originally titled “Dying Is Easy.” As frontman Matt Berninger revealed to NME, “The song almost didn’t make it because it was too dark for The Hunger Games soundtrack,Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

We’re sad to report that local rising surf band La Luz were in a severe accident that totaled their van, destroyed their gear, and incurred injuries to the band members. For those who feel compelled to help the band get back on their feet, their label Hardly Art has set up a Paypal account forRead more...

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Monday Music News

Seattle band La Luz debuted a new track today from their upcoming album, It’s Alive on Hardly Art. “Pink Slime” is full of deliciously eerie organs and perfectly synced four part doo-wops. Combine a plot about a cool girl gang and a spooky beach party and you would probably end up with La Luz as theRead more...

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KEXP Q&A with La Luz

La Luz is one of Seattle’s hottest groups. Comprised of Shana Cleveland, Marian Li Pino, Abbey Blackwell and Alice Sandahl, the four-piece, known for its alluring combination of doo-wop and surf rock, is putting out work left and right and even inventing a new way to watch a show: with audience members soul-training down theRead more...

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Doe Bay Fest 2013: Day Two

Words by Tara Kelly Kearns & photos by Morgen Schuler I woke up in my tent bright and early on Day Two of the 6th Annual Doe Bay Fest to the sound of the Caffe Vita espresso grinder, which was conveniently located near me and just outside of the Artist’s Cabin. The sky was overcast,Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s La Luz will be releasing their LP It’s Alive on Hardly Art this fall - and today they’ve released “Big Big Blood”. “You’re like me, no where to be”, croons Shana Cleveland - the track is so delightful in how it mixes old school riffs with bad girl bossiness.  [Pitchfork]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Saturday w/ La Luz, YourYoungBody, Big Freedia, and Onuinu!

After wrapping up Saturday brunch Capitol Hill was again swarmed for the Capitol Hill Block Party. Luckily, the line-up was jam packed with great music. Taking full advantage of the easy-going mid-afternoon crowds that make early time slots so enjoyable for fans, we were able to get right in front for La Luz, whose crooningRead more...

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