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Barsuk 15, Day 1: Nada Surf, Death Cab for Cutie, Mates of State, & The Prom @ Showbox at the Market 11/7/13

This week we celebrate the 15th year of one of Seattle’s favorite hometown labels: Barsuk! Since its birth in 1998, Barsuk has helped create a platform for dozens of great bands, from the Pacific northwest and otherwise, to get off the ground and put forth incredible music. Even in the decade and a half ofRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2013: Day 2

Sunday at Bumbershoot 2013 was just about as good as it gets at Seattle’s hometown festival. Beginning with Kithkin’s tribal hair-cutting and ending with an incredible turnout in Key Arena for Death Cab For Cutie’s 10th anniversary performance of Transatlanticism and packing pretty much everything else in between, Sunday was a balanced collection of newRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bumbershoot 2013 – Sunday

If you’ve seen any of their paper ads or television commercials this year, Bumbershoot‘s marketing slogan goes along the lines of “Possibly the most amazing lineup in the universe”. Roll your eyes if you must, but we think Bumbershoot isn’t too far off the mark. This year brings one of the best schedules we’ve seenRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If you’re still looking for a great way to spend an evening, there are a plethora of great shows all around Seattle this week! Mates of State will play a two night stand at the Tractor Tavern on Thursday and Friday, Laura Marling and Willy Mason grace the Showbox on Tuesday, El-P and Killer MikeRead more…

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Song of the Day: Mates of State – Palomino

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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Out This Week 9/13

Remember how last week there was only a very small handful of new releases waiting for you on record store shelves? Well, this week’s it’s the opposite. You’re going to need a handtruck to help you move the stack of CD’s you’ll be buying this week! Among the most anticipated new albums is the self-titledRead more…

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Thursday News Threads

The former fashion designer turned Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren died today at 64 after a long battle with cancer. Best known for his theatrical exploits of the Sex Pistols, McLaren also represented the New York Dolls and over the course of his life, was an author, producer, reality TV star, and a musician inRead more…

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More live videos: Mates of State

During Capitol Hill Day a couple of weeks ago, Mates of State performed live on KEXP from Caffe Vita. Here are a few songs from the melodic duo’s lively set:

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Capitol Hill Day: Mates of State

photos by Katy McCourt-Basham Husband-wife indie-pop duo (with daughter in tow!) Mates of State delivered a great, intimate set, stripping it down to drums and keyboards like the Mates of State of old. Look at these photos, love them, but don’t get caught up loving them too much because Black Kids are next at 3:30Read more…

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Join KEXP for Capitol Hill Day this Friday!

Join KEXP this Friday, April 17, for Capitol Hill Day, all day and all night. Starting at 6AM, KEXP will broadcast from Caffe Vita with six bands performing live throughout the day. Come by and check out The Maldives, Mates of State, Black Kids, BEADS, The Moondoggies and Say Hi. 7:30am BEADS 9:30am The MoondoggiesRead more…

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