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City Arts Fest: Mos Def & The Physics @ Showbox SoDo 10/18

If you live in the Pacific NW, chances are you know about The Physics, the young up and coming rap group from Seattle. And if you like rap or poetry and are between the ages of 50 and 10, you probably know who Mos Def is, the liminal poet/rapper who brought slam poetry to theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It may have turned for the worse outside, but there’s still plenty to see inside. City Arts Fest dominates most of the schedule with an amazing week of music ahead in almost every venue in town. It’s a busy week with a ton of great choices for everyone. On Monday night Beth Orton sets theRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Happy Halloween from KEXP! We’ve got a frighteningly good week of shows lined-up for you, starting with our Halloween Open House at KEXP from Noon to 5pm. This would be a perfect time to drop by the station and try to scare one of the DJ’s! Follow up your daytime fun with an evening atRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

Legendary soul producer Willie Mitchell died Tuesday at 81. The Memphis-based producer, best known for working with Al Green in the 70′s and with Ann Peebles on her hit “I Can’t Stand the Rain,” succumbed to a heart attack. Read more here.

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Thursday News Threads

Seminal rock group the Pixies have announced their full schedule for their Doolittle tour. The band will be performing their classic album in its entirety with a few surprises along the way. The Seattle dates are November 11 and 12 at the Paramount Theater; be sure to check out our presale, which starts today atRead more...

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Out This Week 6/9

The most anticipated album this week for KEXP listeners has to be The Eternal by Sonic Youth, who are headlining the mainstage at the Capitol Hill Block Party. KEXP is proud to sponsor this event especially when the lineup just gets better every year, so get your tickets now! Other notable releases this week comeRead more...

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Sasquatch photos from Day 1

King Khan & the Shrines The first day of the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival was an amazing success, beautiful weather and great bands like Kings of Leon, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bon Iver, DeVotchKa, M. Ward, Doves, King Khan & The Shrines, Passion Pit, Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band, Vince Mira, James Pants, Mos Def, ChampagneRead more...

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