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Live Video: David Bazan performs Pedro the Lion

photo by Morgen Schuler

David Bazan has a knack for writing dark pop songs. Control, an album he released ten years ago with his former band, Pedro the Lion, is filled with lies, adultery, murder, and some melodies that you’ll want to hear over and over again, even while the lyrics give you chills. Bazan and his band performedRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A limited but fun calendar this week, starting with Yuni in Taxco, The Torn ACLs, and The Groundblooms at Sunset Tavern on Monday night. On Tuesday, Ty Segall, Night Beats, and Sandrider are at Neumos. On Thursday, Lavender Diamond and Shelby Earl are at Sunset Tavern. The weekend kicks off with a Tribute to Harry Smith’s Anthology ofRead more...

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Celebrating Independence with... Sub Pop Records

In honor of Independence Day, KEXP is saluting some of our favorite indie record labels who’s DIY-spirit helped revolutionize the music industry. As an independent radio station ourselves, KEXP is thrilled to give a 13-gun salute to these pioneers with a series of label spotlights through the Fourth of July. Chances are that if you’reRead more...

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Live Video: David Bazan

Seattle songwriter David Bazan is no stranger to KEXP, having performed live in-studio and at station events going back years as Pedro the Lion, The Headphones, and most recently with his self-titled project. He’s also no stranger to his fans, as his albums are typically self-critical, all-baring, soul-searching affairs. On his latest album, though, DavidRead more...

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