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The Drums‘ frontman Jonny Pierce has dropped a video for “I Didn’t Realise”, which will be released early next year on his first album as a solo artist (title and exact release date are still unknown). The pop song is, as you might expect when a member of a band goes solo, more electronic thanRead more...

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Live at Bumbershoot, Day 3: Low

Nine albums and 18 years into their career, Low knows what they’re good at, and are really good at doing it. Known for their infamously intimate performance where they often opt to turn the music down rather than up, Low is not one for elaborate stage antics and outwardly excited crowds. Instead, the trio focusesRead more...

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Listen to KEXP from Bumbershoot Music Lounge

This weekend, KEXP returns to the Bumbershoot Music Lounge returns for a glorious seventh year bringing intimate performances from some of Bumbershoot’s biggest names and broadcasting them live. This year’s lineup features an incredibly diverse and talented group of artists, from electro-pop sensations Passion Pit to the legendary indie rockers Low to the Ethiopian funkRead more...

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Bumbershoot 2012 lineup announced!

The lineup was announced today for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Headliners Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, SKRILLEX, and M83 are joined by a wide range of artists including many KEXP favorites: The Helio Sequence, Blitzen Trapper, Passion Pit, M. Ward, The Jayhawks, The Heavy, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Khan &Read more...

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Live Video: Low

Duluth’s Low have made a name for themselves by producing atmospheric, near-pastoral music driven by minimalist arrangements and slow tempos. The Minnesota trio are pioneers of the apathetically named “slowcore” genre, along with Red House Painters, Codeine, and acclaimed local act Carissa’s Wierd. While the “slowcore” term is almost universally frowned upon, Low’s music isRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s been a busy past couple weeks, with Bumbershoot in Seattle and MusicfestNW in Portland, we’ve had bands of all sorts playing up here in our little corner of the world lately, and scattered all over the Northwest. This week is no time to rest: On Monday, we’ve got Thievery Corporation at the Moore, TuesdayRead more...

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Song of the Day: Low - Try to Sleep

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 TheRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 3/31

It’s been four years, but French bangers Justice have finally dropped a new single, following their lauded debut Cross. Seattle’s 107.7 The End posted a stream of the track, called “Civilization,” which you can listen to here: Holy Ghost! has another sneak peek at their upcoming with “Wait & See,” a new-wavin’ synth pop jamRead more...

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Music That Matters podcast: March Madness

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. BOAT / photo by Laura Totten Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 245 - March MadnessRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, December 7 FRAZEY FORD with Tony Fulgham @ The Tractor Tavern Frazey Ford is best known as a member of Vancouver folk trio The Be Good Tanyas. The sultry-sounding songbird from released her solo debut Obadiah in July and it’s full of her velvety vocals and tender but impassioned songwriting. “Blue Streak Mama” inRead more...

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