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Bumbershoot 2011, Saturday: Little Dragon

Fresh off the release of their third studio-album, Ritual Union, Swedish-band Little Dragon played a dusk set on the opening day of Bumbershoot 2011. A scarf shrouding her head, front-women Yukimi Nagano seduced the crowd with her sly vocals, gold leggings, and generally mysterious nature. At times, she seemed thoroughly hypnotized by the trio ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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Song of the Day: Little Dragon - Ritual Union

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on the AfternoonRead more...

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Out This Week 7/26

The pop stars and heavy hitters continue their mid-summer vacations, allowing some lesser known but still very exciting new releases to shine through. Perhaps the most anticipated release this week comes from Little Dragon, the Gothenburg-based group led by Swedish-Japanese singer Yukimi Nagano, who create dark, dancy electropop and are at their catchiest on RitualRead more...

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