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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 1 TENNIS with Lord Huron, Airwaves @ The Crocodile Tennis made a splash with last year’s single “Marathon,” and in the wake of it’s warm reception, the husband and wife duo announced an upcoming full-length release in 2011. Cape Dory came out January 11 and is full of more sweet-sounding surf-pop gems highlightedRead more…

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Live Review: Victor Shade @ Bumbershoot 9/6

Monday 12.30pm Fisher Green Stage The first thing you notice about Victor Shade is that he is clearly all about the performance.

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KEXP Documentaries: “Hip-Hop – The New Seattle Sound” – Ra Scion (of Victor Shade and Common Market)

Ra Scion is the rapper/frontman/lyricist for Seattle hip-hop bands Common Market and Victor Shade. His raps are conscious, collegiate even, and are sometimes written in a kind of code, so the listener has to listen several times and pay close attention to get his meaning.  Originally from Kentucky, Ra got his first radio airplay inRead more…

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Hood to Hood West Seattle: Victor Shade

Ra Scion and his voluptuous beard have already made a name for himself rapping with Common Market, but he is not stopping there. Today he stopped by Easy Street Records in West Seattle to perform as his alter ego Victor Shade.

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Song of the Day: Victor Shade – Autograffiti

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, featured on theRead more…

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