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Live at Bumbershoot 2014, Day 2: Polyrhythmics

Seattle’s own funk masters Polyrhythmics have become well known for their dynamic, hard-hitting live performances and today’s Bumbershoot audience was experience it first hand. Polyrhythmics has made such a huge impact for such a young band, the eight piece orchestra was founded in 2010 by friends Ben Bloom and Grant Schroff. Their impressive roster includesRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Day 2 begins!

The light rain didn’t keep the crowds away from attending the first day of the 2014 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, and the improving weather will only make today more enjoyable. No doubt people will come rain or shine for legendary bands like Big Star’s Third and The Replacements, but you may not need yourRead more...

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Listen to KEXP live from the 2014 Bumbershoot Music Lounge

Maybe you don’t live in Seattle, or maybe you have to work all weekend... if you can’t make it to the 2014 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival this weekend, let KEXP bring the music to you! All weekend long, we’ll be broadcasting on site from our exclusive music lounge. Listen around the world to liveRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Make Good Choices

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. 391 - Make Good Choices The Afternoon Show’s Kevin ColeRead more...

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Song of the Day: Polyrhythmics - Libra Stripes

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. Today’s song, selected by Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole, is “Libra Stripes” by Polyrhythmics fromRead more...

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KEXP Q&A: Ben Bloom of Polyrhythmics

Ben Bloom is a talented Seattle guitarist with his hands in a number of funky bands, from the Polyrhythmics to Rippin Chicken to the Unsinkable Heavies (and he’s even starting a new project!). KEXP had a chance to chat with Mr. Bloom about his music, his influences, his favorite Seattle venues and what’s on the horizon.Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Noise for the Needy 2013

Each year, Noise for the Needy raises money for Seattle charities – which in the past included Teen Feed, Urban Rest Stop, Roots Youth Shelter and Music for America – through a series of concerts and events. The 2013 festival takes over Ballard this week and benefits Ballard Food Bank, which for the past 40Read more...

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Live Around Town

This week of live performances kicks off Monday with Joseph Arthur at the Triple Door and Pony Time, Burnt Ones, Stickers and Detective Agency at Chop Suey. If you can’t make it out Monday, Tuesday has some fantastic gigs, including Quadron, Nolle Durham, Seattle Soul and J-Justice at Nectar. Or if a more intimate settingRead more...

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Noise for the Needy Tickets On Sale!

Tickets are now on sale for the annual Noise For the Needy music festival taking place in Ballard on June 20th - 23rd. Get your tickets on the festival’s website, noisefortheneedy.org, and get ready to see great Seattle bands performing in favorite Ballard venues like the Tractor Tavern, the Sunset, and Conor Byrne. This yearRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The great shows continue this week. On Tuesday night, we enjoy the first of two nights with Aaron Neville at Benaroya Hall. At Showbox at the Market, the Eels are playing with Nicole Atkins, and there’s also Habib Koite and Eric Bibb at Triple Door. Don’t forget Linda’s 19th Anniversary Party with Grave Babies Listening Party and HardlyRead more...

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