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Live Around Town This Week

Did everyone survive Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping last week? We certainly hope so because there’s plenty to do this week as we head into even more holidays in the busy December holiday schedule. We appropriately kick off Cyber Monday at Chop Suey with a fantastic electronic duo you need to check out: Africa Hitech. OnRead more…

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Local Natives Live @ Sasquatch! 2011

Los Angeles’ Local Natives have ridden a fairly large wave of popularity since their debut Gorilla Manor was released stateside in 2010 (the album saw a UK release the year prior). The band got the chance to prove why on the Sasquatch! Main Stage this past weekend, and they did not disappoint. Whether it wasRead more…

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Sasquatch! Saturday!

The first full day of Sasquatch, second of four really, has been amazing! The weather couldn’t be better and the bands fantastic. The lines were a bit long for those getting in, but once you got through, sunny weather and bands like Wolf Parade, Aloe Blacc, The Head and the Heart and many others awaited.Read more…

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from September

KEXP was very, very busy in September as we hosted live performances at Bumbershoot (Seattle) from the KEXP Music Lounge, along with live performances at Music Fest NorthWest (MFNW – Portland). On top of those we were still able to squeeze in quite a few quality live performances at our in station studio. [Pictures fromRead more…

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Thursday News Potpourri

Conor Oberst returns to his beloved Bright Eyes project with a new song and video for “Coyote Song,” the first song announced from the benefit compilation Sound Strikes Song. The country inspired piano ballad tackles some big topics with ease that only Oberst can pull off.

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Sasquatch 2010: Sunday

Sunday was supposed to be the sunniest, warmest day at Sasquatch, according to the advance weather reports, but instead it was cool, cloudy, and windy all day, with some rain showers rolling in by the evening. The weather didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits though, as there was so much to be excited about. Too much, really:Read more…

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Out This Week 2/16

February is full of surprises. One of them is the release of Gorilla Manor by Local Natives. The indie rock band’s debut album comes up with favorable reviews from tastemakers like Pitchfork. The quintet from California has been touring since 2009, playing different music festivals and making a very special appearance at KEXP’s broadcast inRead more…

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Musicfest NW: Local Natives

photos by Kyle Johnson intro by Christy Thacker The Local Natives may be L.A. locals, but they’re foreigners in the pop music mecca when it comes to their tri-harmonizing indie sound and do-it-yourself approach. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, it’s because up until last year, the five played under Cavil At Rest. WhileRead more…

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Song of the Day: Local Natives – Sun Hands

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. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Sun Hands” by Local NativesRead more…

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