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Year of the Monkey: A Chinese New Year Video Roundup

Gong Xi Fa Cai! If you’ve already blown your new year’s resolutions, get a fresh start with the lunar calendar and the 2016 Chinese New Year, which begins today, Monday, February 8th, and ends on January 27th, 2017. Traditionally, every year is assigned an animal in the Chinese Zodiac, and 2016 has been declared theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, December 1st • KEXP’s Wo’Pop Presents World AIDS Day w/ Chimurenga Renaissance and Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks Unlimited at the EMP Museum // All Ages (more info) • KEXP Presents Thee Oh Sees, Jack Name at The Crocodile [SOLD OUT] // All Ages (more info)

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Video Roundup: Fourth of July

America! F*** Yeah! KEXP hopes you’re celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends, fireworks and food. We’re celebrating by being on the air, bringing you the soundtrack that we have the freedom to play, thanks to listeners like you! So, crank up the radio before you light those sparklers, and check out thisRead more…

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Out This Week 4/16

I hate to break it to you, but you’re gonna be heading toward Record Store Day this Saturday at a deficit. Why? Because there are too many excellent new releases coming out today that you’ll want to pick up right now. First and foremost: the latest from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, whose fourth album our MusicRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Kurt’s Musical Influences

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News where we center a post around a common theme. This week we thought we’d talk about a few of the artists who made a musical influence on Kurt Cobain. With April 5th marking the 18th anniversary of KurtRead more…

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Happy birthday, Kurt Cobain!

It’s pretty much a rite of passage for any new band these days to cut their teeth on Nirvana covers, and it’s a testament to the band’s universal influence when musicians from all genres (and even the bands who influenced Nirvana to begin with) are more likely to play Nirvana songs than those of anyRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 25 I think we are all still recovering from the Block Party today. Tuesday, July 26 *Fences @ Sonic Boom Records (Ballard) (FREE) (info) Fresh off an amazing performance at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Christopher Mansfield (aka Fences) plays a much smaller stage at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. Come check outRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather may not totally agree yet, but Tuesday is actually the first day of Summer. Can you believe it? As is typically the case, the week of music starts fairly slow and then gains momentum as we head into the weekend. Tuesday is your first day of tough decisions with highly anticipated shows fromRead more…

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Out This Week 4/12

It’s a huge week for new releases, and just in time for Record Store Day. The latest from Low, TV on the Radio, Elbow, Panda Bear, and The Feelies… yes, The Feelies are back after a 19 year break! Seattle band Beat Connection is re-issuing their debut EP officially and with bonus tracks, while localRead more…

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide to Bumbershoot – Monday

A number of great artists will be finishing off the festival on Monday. Bumbershoot really out-did themselves this year with such a deep and well-rounded lineup. Weather be damned! Here’s a little run down: BOBBY BARE JR. (12:30-1:30 – Broad Street Stage) From Tennessee, Bobby Bare Jr., is not surprisingly and quite obviously the sonRead more…

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