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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 24 OLD 97′S with Langhorne Slim @ Showbox at the Market Most of us are familiar with the Old 97′s (if you’re not, here’s a review of their most recent stop by the Showbox last June). Rhett Miller and Co. bring it every single night, never leave anyone disappointed, and are just aRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

We’re sad to report the passing of Peter “Sleazy” Christopherson, who, according to the Throbbing Gristle website, “passed away peacefully in his sleep on the 24th November 2010 at his home in Bankok.” A founding member of the controversial and groundbreaking Throbbing Gristle, notably the first ever “industrial” band, Sleazy was also a successful artistRead more...

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Live Video: Ra Ra Riot @ Bumbershoot Music Lounge

It’s hard to believe the upstate NY band Ra Ra Riot are only on their second album. Not only have songs like “Can You Tell” and “Dying Is Fine” have been featured regularly on KEXP for the past few years, but the five-member band sound like they’re old pros on their 2010 Barsuk release, TheRead more...

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Bumbershoot Photos from Sunday 9/5/10

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Wowzers, there were a lot of bands at Bumbershoot at the Seattle Center on day two. We have some great images here from a little Courtney Love to a lot of Weezer. So many bands we just don’t have the time to explain them all! (You should know all these great performersRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge videos: Monday

From the final day of our broadcast from the Music Lounge during the 40th anniversary of the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival -- check out the melodic orchestral pop of Ra Ra Riot, the stripped down and soulful sound of The Moondoggies, the seductive and tantalizing rhythms of Bomba Estéreo, and the high-energy punch ofRead more...

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Bumbershoot Music Lounge: Ra Ra Riot

Syracuse, New York’s Ra Ra Riot are a musical force to be reckoned with. While still relatively young, the band has been together since 2006 and share similar story to a lot of younger bands who’ve met and formed in college. Fortunately for us, the band has kept it together. For a large band withRead more...

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Your Unofficial and Incomplete Guide to Bumbershoot - Sunday

If Saturday was a day for female vocalists, Sunday seems like it’s a “Where are they now?” episode of bands we loved in the 90s or early 00s, but for whatever fell out of the forefront of our consciousnesses in recent years. Weezer, Hole, and The Dandy Warhols will all be occupying prime-time slots, andRead more...

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Song of the Day: Ra Ra Riot - Boy

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 offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Out This Week 8/24

Getting your (kids’?) back to school gear together already? It’s time to take a quick detour from your superstore shopping and hit your local record shop for a truckload of excellent new releases out this week -- !!!, EELS, Ra Ra Riot, Les Savy Fav, Antony and the Johnsons... there are almost too many toRead more...

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Thursday News Conglomeration

Following up their recent reunion show as Nudedragons at the Showbox and now their performance this month at Lollapalooza, Soundgarden are set to release Telephantasm: A Retrospective on September 28, and yesterday they revealed their first new single since 1997: “Black Rain,” an outtake from the Badmotorfinger sessions. Rumors are that they’re in the studioRead more...

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