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10 Local Bands to Check Out at Capitol Hill Block Party

Every year that Capitol Hill Block Party returns, I can’t wait to be uncomfortable with a bunch of sweaty people in the red-lit basement that is Cha Cha Lounge. That’s not sarcasm. This year’s lineup boasts some incredible headliners like Run The Jewels, Angel Olsen, Thundercat, Wolf Parade, and more. But this year’s local lineup,Read more…

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Record Store Day 2017: Limited Edition Release Spotlight

What began as a humble way of getting people to shop mom-and-pop record stores is now an international celebration: it’s Record Store Day, and this Saturday, April 22nd marks its 10th Anniversary. April also happens to be KEXP’s 45th anniversary as a station, and to celebrate both, KEXP DJs will be spinning 45 RPM recordsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, December 6th: KEXP Presents Lee Fields & The Expressions, Lady Wray at Neumos (more info) Jim James, Twin Limb at the Neptune Theatre (more info) Pleasures, Roy Rodgers, Bad Motivators at The Sunset (more info) Bell Witch, Aerial Ruin, Eos, Serpentent at Highline (more info) Laraaji, Bardo:Basho, DJ Explorateur at Q Nightclub (more info)Read more…

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Live Review: Macefield Music Festival 2016 Day 2, Part 2

The second day of Macefield Music Festival invoked thunderstorms and musical fanfare as dozens of bands faced ecstatic crowds of music lovers at the KEXP Mainstage, Tractor Tavern, Conor Byrne Pub, and The Sunset. Seattle rapper Grynch threw down his approachable, lyrical west coast rhymes for an early group of fans at the Mainstage. Full ofRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 3rd: DJ Shadow, Noer The Boy at The Showbox (more info) Andrew W.K. at Neumos (more info) Patti Smith at University Bookstore (more info) Tuesday, October 4th: Robyn Hitchcock with Emma Swift at Fremont Abbey Arts Center (more info)

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KEXP Presents: Macefield Music Festival 9/30-10/2

For the fourth year, KEXP is proud to sponsor the Macefield Music Festival, happening this weekend, Friday, September 30th through Sunday, October 2nd, throughout Ballard. As always, the line-up looks like a KEXP playlist, with this year’s headliners including Zola Jesus, legendary UK art-rock band Psychic TV, reunited early-Sub Pop band Hazel, Fly Moon Royalty,Read more…

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Music that Matters: It’s Tomorrow Now

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. Currently you’ll hear: Music that Matters, Vol. 526 – It’s Tomorrow Now You never need to wait toRead more…

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Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural with The Thermals, Acapulco Lips, Mommy Long Legs 8/5

Last Friday, the 2016 Concerts at the Mural series kicked off under a cloudless blue sky. Despite the heat, The Thermals, Acapulco Lips, and Mommy Long Legs kept things cool on stage, and before long, the audience was rushing to the front of the stage to dance! If you missed it, no worries! All theRead more…

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This Friday: Concerts at the Mural with The Thermals, Acapulco Lips, Mommy Long Legs

Here comes August, and KEXP and Seattle Center are serving up a tasty evening of music at the Mural Amphitheatre, for FREE! Join us for our annual Concerts at the Mural coming up on this Friday, August 5th, featuring The Thermals, Acapulco Lips, and Mommy Long Legs. Gates open at 5:00 PM, so get toRead more…

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KEXP DJs Sound Off: Capitol Hill Block Party Picks

Music lovers across the Northwest are pretty pumped for this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party, and you’d be hard pressed to find a bigger bunch of music nerds than the KEXP DJs. (We mean that as a compliment!) So, who are your on-air hosts excited to see at the festival? Find out below! John Richards:Read more…

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