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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Tim

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Michele Myers

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more...

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Live Video: KEXP at MFNW, Thursday

Last weekend, KEXP followed up the Seattle broadcast during Bumbershoot with another broadcast from Portland during MusicfestNW. Live from the Doug Fir, we hosted 12 more fantastic bands, including Explosions in the Sky, The Horrors, The Antlers, and Rhett Miller. We kicked off our first day with Swedish group Little Dragon, who stripped down theirRead more...

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MusicfestNW 2011, Thursday: Little Dragon

Little Dragon is a quartet based out of Sweden comprised of vocalist Yukimi Nagano, Hakan Wirenstrand on keys, bassist Fredrik Kallgren Wallin and drummer Erik Bodin. In late July 2011, Little Dragon released their third studio album to largely positive critical acclaim, including a peak Billboard chart position of 78 (#4 in the dance/electronic category.)Read more...

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MFNW 2011 begins!

KEXP is broadcasting for the next three days live from the Doug Fir Lounge during Musicfest NW. Tune in from 10AM to 6PM Thursday and Friday, and from noon to 6PM on Saturday for live sets from The Horrors, Sebadoh, Little Dragon, Explosions in the Sky, and many others. Get more information here. The crowdRead more...

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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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