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Out This Week 3/5

Two Seattle bands top this week’s list of new releases. Since 2011′s full-length No Witch, The Cave Singers added Blood Brothers/Past Lives/Fleet Foxes (among others) member Morgan Henderson to their lineup and teamed up with Fleet Foxes producer Phil Ek for their fourth LP Naomi out on Jagjaguwar. Our Music Director Don Yates points toRead more...

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Reykjavik Calling... in photos

Last Friday’s Reykjavik Calling showcase was a huge success, as music fans packed Neumos for the free show. That people were excited about the pairing of Northern artists from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands with local musicians shouldn’t seem too surprising -- not only is the Iceland music community one of the most productive,Read more...

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Live Video: Reykjavik Calling preview with Ólöf Arnalds and Gudrid Hansdóttir

Tonight, KEXP presents the Reykjavik Calling showcase, a FREE concert at Neumos featuring Seattle artists paired with like-minded musicians from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Local performers include Sean Nelson (Harvey Danger, The Long Winters) with Kyle O’Quin (Kay Kay and his Weathered Underground), David Bazan, Tomo Nakayama (Grand Hallway) and Shelby Earl --Read more...

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Live Video: Snorri Helgason and Ólöf Arnalds in Iceland

This Friday night, KEXP is proud to present Reykjavik Calling, a showcase pairing up artists from Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands with our own local favorites. This year, the “sister city” showcase continues in its second year and features Faroese folk singer Gudrid Hansdóttir paired up with Grand Hallway’s Tomo Nakayama, Greenland’s Nive NielsenRead more...

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Reykjavik Calling showcase this Friday!

Following up our first ever international broadcast as guests of Iceland for the Iceland Airwaves ’11 festival, KEXP is proud to present for the second consecutive year the Reykjavik Calling showcase at Neumos this Friday night, October 28, starting at 8PM. Whereas last year’s hugely successful “Sister City” showcase (watch video here) paired Seattle andRead more...

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KEXP Flyaway: Win a trip to Iceland and the Airwaves Music Festival

Over the years, we at KEXP have been excited about the amazing talent produced in the very small country of Iceland, and over the past two years, we’ve gone to the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival to capture some of it. While Björk and Sigur Ros are among the most famous Icelandic exports, hundreds of otherRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Like the weather overhead, the local live calendar hasn’t given Seattleites much of a reason to leave the confines of their homes as of late. There has, of course, still been a ton of good live music to see, but there haven’t been too many star-studded weeks as of late. That’s changing this week, asRead more...

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Live Video: Ólöf Arnalds

There couldn’t have been a more fitting guest on a rare snowy day in Seattle than Ólöf Arnalds. Just last week, while touring in support of Blonde Redhead, the Icelandic singer stopped by KEXP amid the snowfall and for the second time performed live in our studio. Mixing original songs “Madrid” and “Surrender” from herRead more...

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