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Phosphorescent with Betsy Olson & Family Band @ Tractor Tavern 4/22

Last Friday night I attended a sold out Phosphorescent show at the Tractor Tavern. I’ve been a fan for at least five years, but I had only seen them once previously, last year at the Crocodile. I left that show feeling a little ambivalent about the band, but at the Tractor the other night myRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, April 19 MASERATI with Sleepy Eyes of Death @ Sunset Tavern Maserati – We’ve Got The System To Fight The System (9:00 pm, $10, 21+)

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Thursday News Roundup

Remembering Mick and Gerry: One of two significant losses in the music world this week, Mick Karn, the bassist who performed with David Sylvian and Steve Jansen in Japan and with Peter Murphy in Dalis Car, died Tuesday after a battle with cancer. Read a thoughtful remembrance here. Another loss, singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty, perhaps bestRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more…

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Live Review: Phosphorescent with J.Tillman and Group Love @ Crocodile 7/31

Last Saturday the amazingly talented and scruffy Mathew Houck and his band Phosphorescent descended on Seattle for a single performance at the world-famous Crocodile Cafe. I guess it’s not actually the Crocodile “Cafe” anymore — that place had a tiny stage and a pesky pole smack dab in the center of the floor. The newRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 26th WOLF PARADE with Moools @ the Showbox at the Market Montreal indie rock quartet Wolf Parade are traveling the globe this summer to promote their new album Expo 86, which was released in June. They’ll be down from Canada for a quick sweep of the West Coast before fleeing the US forRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

Deerhunter has announced plans for the release of newest album, Halcyon Digest, September 28th via 4AD. If that’s not enough Bradford Cox for you, his ‘solo’ outfit Atlas Sound will be popping up at this year’s Bumbershoot. Willie Nelson approved Phosphorescent have just endured the same sinking feeling Nelson felt when the IRS seized hisRead more…

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Photos from the Morning Show sessions at the Cutting Room Studios NYC, Pt. 2

This is the second part in a series showcasing the images taken from performances at The Cutting Room Studios in New York City for KEXP’s Morning Show with John Richards. [The set of images from the first installment can be found here.] These posts are a celebration of the music in the moment and ourRead more…

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Phosphorescent – It’s Hard to Be Humble (When You’re from Alabama)

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we deliver songs by local artists. Today’s selection is “It’s HardRead more…

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Out This Week 5/11

What’s a little time in waiting when the results are this good? After three years, The National return with their much anticipated new album, High Violet, which elevates their moody music to a grand scale. The Dead Weather fans, though, needn’t wait so long: only ten months after the release of their debut, Horehound, JackRead more…

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