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Bumbershoot 2011, Saturday: More Bands, More Photos

Although we’ve been writing a lot about the performances in the Bumbershoot Music Lounge, there are lots of other acts to see here at Bumbershoot this weekend. Here are some photos from the other stages on Saturday; read more about Bumbershoot on the blog.

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KEXP’s Bumbershoot 2011 Preview!

Bumbershoot has been Seattle’s premier music and arts festival since its inception in 1971, and every year it brings together musicians and artists from around the world to take the stage at Seattle Center. This year’s lineup is no different, fusing the newfound up-and-comers with the classic and renowned, sprawling across this upcoming Labor DayRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week — Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Blue Scholars with KEXP’s Larry Mizell Jr. at 2010 Capitol Hill Block Partyphoto by Steven Dewall Monday, June 13 Tijuana Panthers with Guantanamo Baywatch @ Chop Suey ($5, 8PM, 21+) (buy tickets) Long Beach meets the Northwest. Surf’s up, dude! The Tallboys @ Tractor Tavern ($6, 7:30PM) (info)

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On Tour with The Globes

words and photos by Chona Kasinger Having recently been announced as the newest contenders on Barsuk’s all-star roster, Spokane four-piece The Globes is currently the talk of the town. As they finished their Midwest tour with Menomena, I hopped on board for the first five dates of their twelve-date tour with Seattle legends Minus theRead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from June

June? I know, right!? But this set of photos are definitely worth the wait! We got some CocoRosie, Drive-by Truckers, Minus the Bear, and Matt Pond PA. Also included are a splash of Cibelle, Jack Wilson, LAKE, Rose’s Pawn Shop, Spoonshine, and Unbunny. Finally, we top off the collection with a sprinkling of Sallie FordRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 12th FUCK CANCER: A Benefit Show @ Neumos The Elysian Brewing Co. has put together an anti-cancer show featuring local acts Terry Radjaw (Fresh Espresso, Mad Rad), The Redwood Plan, and Sweaty. This should be a high energy show to drum up some dollars for a good cause. Special Elysian beer will beRead more…

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Sasquatch 2010: Saturday

Last year, I was invited at the last minute to attend the 2009 Sasquatch! Music Festival to help provide online coverage for KEXP. I’d never considered attending before, but ended up having such a great time that I knew even before this year’s lineup was announced that I’d want to go again. Fortunately, the opportunityRead more…

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Exclusive video: Minus the Bear

Seattle group Minus the Bear just released their fourth LP, Omni, earlier this month. The new album, produced by Grammy Award winning producer Joe Chiccarelli (The White Stripes, My Morning Jacket), ups the band’s electro-math rock pop quotient that fans have loved while branching out in more directions instrumentally. While making the new album, theRead more…

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Out This Week 5/4

A lot of super music out today! On Heaven Is Whenever, the Minneapolis power group The Hold Steady turn a more sonically diverse and dynamic though no less hard-hitting fifth album. Gone is mustachioed keyboardist Franz Nicolay, but here to stay are the clever lyrics of songwriter Craig Finn and the band’s epic sound. BrokenRead more…

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