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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got another great week of shows in Seattle, with a ton of variety. This is a city where you can see a good show just about every night of the week, and this one is no exception. Starting on Monday night, we’ve got some great Northwest connections back in town with former Fleet FoxRead more…

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Pickathon 2011 preview

This year’s Pickathon festival is just around the corner, starting this Friday August 5th and continuing through the weekend, wrapping up Sunday the 7th. The festival features an all-star lineup of indie roots and Americana, featuring Mavis Staples, Black Mountain, Bill Callahan, Califone, Thao, Fruit Bats, Vetiver, Damien Jurado, The Sadies, Laura Veirs, Alela DianeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Now that the City Arts Fest has come and gone, it looks like there might not be any big music events or festivals around the Northwest for a while. It should start raining and getting cold soon though, so at least we have that to look forward to. Despite the Summer/Fall festival season coming toRead more…

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Thursday Music News Revival

Animal Collective has just released a new video for their song “Bluish.” Don’t worry, it meets all the expectations for trippiness and artistic merit we’ve come to expect from the group:

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Live Video: Musicfest NW, Day 1

From the first day of our broadcast from the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland during Musicfest NW: Laura Veirs, Phantogram, The Cave Singers. Plus, a special impromptu performance by Black Prairie, a collective of Portland musicians including Christopher Funk, Nate Query, and Jenny Conlee of The Decemberists along with violinist Annalisa Tornfelt (who also playedRead more…

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Musicfest NW Day 1 performances available now!

You can now listen to the sessions recorded yesterday duirng KEXP’s broadcast from Musicfest NW by heading over to our Live In-Studio Performances page. Check out the full sets by Laura Veirs, Phantogram, and The Cave Singers from the gorgeous Doug Fir Lounge now: Laura Veirs Phantogram The Cave Singers Check back later for today’sRead more…

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Musicfest NW, Day 1: Laura Veirs

Laura Veirs looks more like a poet than a musician, and though one could argue this is true, her music is far more substantial and textured than the simple acoustic guitar playing and singing you might expect from someone that wears glasses and looks like they work in a library. Veirs, though not from aRead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from March

March was a busy month for KEXP as we were gearing up for and attending South By SouthWest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. And let’s face it, most of the bands we love here at KEXP were doing the same thing. In addition to SXSW, we also had to take care of ourRead more…

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Out This Week 1/12

The first big releases of 2010 are out of this world… sometimes literally! Vampire Weekend‘s highly anticipated followup to their breakthrough debut, Contra, finds the band still rooting through the African soil as they maintain, but expand, their signature sound. Indeed, the sophomore effort, which has already won over even the most potentially jaded reviewers,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Laura Veirs – Sleeper In The Valley

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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. This week, in the spirit of Thanksgiving, we would like to thank our local musicRead more…

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