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Live Review: Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival 8/8/14 - 8/10/14

words by Taylor Snowberger / photos by Stacy Cornett edited by Victoria Holt If San Francisco is a special place, then wouldn’t a music festival in the heart of San Francisco’s beautiful Golden Gate Park be meta-special? According to many of this year’s Outside Lands artists, performers and attendees, the answer is yes. Everything fromRead more...

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Video Roundup: Arcade Fire at The Gorge 8/8

It’s hard to fathom, but the award-winning Canadian quirksters Arcade Fire have been pounding the pavement for their album Reflektor since late last year. They finally bring the tour to the area this Friday, August 8th at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, WA, and fans cannot wait to hear what’s in store. During the pastRead more...

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Thursday Music News

It’s hard to believe it’s already been three years since the release of the Fleet Foxes album Helplessness Blues (voted #1 album of 2011 by KEXP listeners). Frontman Robin Pecknold took to Facebook yesterday to share an update: For anyone who’s curious, this is a short Fleet Foxes update – been a while! So, afterRead more...

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Thursday Music News

I hope he washed his hands: Beloved local rapper Macklemore shared some advice on Instagram last night for his male fans. Watch his toilet seat public service announcement below: [Buzzfeed]

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Friday Music News

KEXP is celebrating Blue Friday as the Seattle Seahawks head to Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2nd, and in the spirit of the Seattle sound, the Seahawks have shared interviews with local musicians Macklemore, Chris Cornell, Ann Wilson, Duff McKagan, and Jerry Cantrell, along with additional celebrity supporters, actors Rainn Wilson and Joel McHale,Read more...

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Friday Music News

photo by Brittney Bush Bollay

A performing arts teacher in Michigan has been suspended for playing a song by Seattle’s own Macklemore, Fox News reports. Susan Johnson allowed a student to play the underground rapper’s track “Same Love,” which supports same-sex marriage, for her class at Centennial Middle School in South Lyon, MI. Johnson, who was not paid for twoRead more...

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Also Out This Week: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis - The Heist

David Hasselhoff, move over! The Heist is now #1 in Germany! And #1 in the U.S. and Canada too! The new album by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, out today, has blown up on iTunes and steadily moved up the charts since it was released this morning until it hit the top spot, beating out hotRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Now that the Fall Fundraising Drive is over here at the station (thanks to everyone who donated), Rocktober marches on with another great week of shows ahead. On Tuesday, everyone’s favorite Gossip plays at Showbox at the Market, and on Wednesday night Das Racist plays there too. Thursday night, Admiral Fallow is at Tractor Tavern. FridayRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Hip hop

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Hip-hop mag XXL recently released its 5th annual Freshman Class, and Seattle’s own Macklemore was deemed worthy of inclusion. Though the up-and-coming MC is nothing new to Northwest hip hop fans, he has yet to receive the amount of national media coverage many 206ers feel he deserves. Hopefully, wielding a gold-dipped pipe in the centerRead more...

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