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Live Around Town This Week

In addition to the ongoing KEXP Summer Membership Drive going on this week, it’s also time for the annual Noise For The Needy concerts. For those unfamiliar, Noise For The Needy is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that raises money for charitable causes through the production of live music shows. This year all proceeds will benefit RealRead more…

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Song of the Day: Ravenna Woods – Graves

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 5/11

Neo-soul’s Mayer Hawthorne is set to release a 6-song covers EP called Impressions, and now you can snag a sneak peek at one of the tracks, a take on Electric Light Orchestra‘s “Mr. Blue Sky.” Word has it this take was recorded live in one sitting in a tent in Belgium with his band, TheRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, April 4 THE DODOS with Reading Rainbow @ Neumos Bay Area indie rockers The Dodos will kick off the week at Neumos. Their music plays is folky, tribal, tom-heavy, and African-inspired and has been all the rage around KEXP as of late. They’ll be playing a live in-studio set at noon on the dayRead more…

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On the Road With Ravenna Woods: Days 10, 11, 12 and 13

Photos and update by James Bailey I slept for 15 hours. It was my second day at SXSW and I was feeling a bit better from the flu that I’d contracted on the journey down from Seattle. I was certain that I’d gotten enough rest to make it through the day.

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On the road with Ravenna Woods: Days 8 and 9

photos by James Bailey / update by James and Matt Badger I awoke at five am in the cold New Mexican White Sands desert. Laying in my sleeping bag under the stars I noticed the sun was starting to climb into the sky. I looked around and began to call out to the boys ofRead more…

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On the road with Ravenna Woods: Day 7

Photography by James Bailey, update by Chris Cunningham For this next update I’ll be handing over the story telling part of the blog post to the singer and guitarist of Ravenna Woods, Chris Cunningham. March 16th Waking up on the floor of our gracious hosts [Jenny Invert], we slowly gathered our belongings and made forRead more…

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On the Road With Ravenna Woods: Day 6

Photos and update by James Bailey A late night, mixed with the bright sun of the dessert, creates an all encompassing sleepy feeling in the van. The Seattle band, Ravenna Woods and I had driven quite a distance the previous day. The trip had consisted of most of the 450 mile gradual downgrade from theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, March 23 GOLD PANDA with Dam Mantle, IG88 @ The Nectar Lounge British producer Gold Panda was known primarily for his re-mixing skills until he released a number of his own EPs in 2009, all of which were widely acclaimed. Late last year he released his debut full-length album Lucky Shiner on Ghostly International.Read more…

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On the Road With Ravenna Woods: Days 4 and 5

Photos and update by James Bailey The band Ravenna Woods and I were on our way to SXSW with a few stops along the way. Midway between Colorado Springs and Denver we started to get hungry. Seeing a road sign for a Waffle House we thought it might be a good place to grab someRead more…

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