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Much ado has been made over a particularly bizarre performance given by Deerhunter and Atlas Sound frontman Bradford Cox in Minneapolis last Friday. Supposedly, the performance featured audience members waving their chairs over their head, at least one stripping to his underwear, Cox waxing philosophical on the current state of music, and, famously, an hour-longRead more...

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Out This Week 2/7

Mark Lanegan’s Blues Funeral comes out today, and if you couldn’t tell how excited we were to feature an exclusive album preview this past week and you somehow thrilled we were to host the Mark Lanegan Band live this morning from the Cutting Room Studios in NYC, go back and listen to the performance againRead more...

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Song of the Day: Sharon Van Etten - Serpents

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 tracks, 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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Bumbershoot 2011, Monday: Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten, despite having a catalog of tear-jerking, slow-burning songs about heartbreak and “men issues,” is one of the most refreshing singer-songwriters to emerge from the depths of folk/Americana roots. Her stunning sophomore LP, Epic, is dedicated to Fleetwood Mac. While most of the songs in the dusk set were from this album, sheRead more...

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Out This Week 8/30

Live at KEXP Volume Seven, the latest in our annual series collecting live performances recorded exclusively for KEXP, hits stores today. On this disc, you will find one-of-a-kind, exclusive live tracks from some of this year’s greatest artists, some well known, others just discovered. All the bands on this compilation have donated their performances toRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week -- Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more...

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Sasquatch! More photos from Saturday!

The second half of Saturday at Sasquatch was equally amazing. The Thermals tore up the Yeti stage. Sharon Van Etten wowed the crowd on the Bigfoot stage and Bright Eyes’ Conor Oberst got worked up on the main stage. Death Cab for Cutie, the highlight for many festival goers, performed a long set of olderRead more...

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Live Video: Sharon Van Etten

Emerging through an entirely too crowded genre of indie singer-songwriters, Sharon Van Etten meandered into our studios, and maybe in the process, into your hearts. The Brooklyn-based Van Etten conjures up simple, wide-eyed tunes in the vein of local acts Brandi Carlile and Jesse Sykes, but it’s the unique, raw quality of her voice thatRead more...

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Song of the Day: Sharon Van Etten - A Crime

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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Live Review: Junip with Sharon Van Etten @ Neumos 11/10

Junip photos by Renata Steiner Sharon Van Etten photos by Dave Lichterman It was a frigid Wednesday night on Capitol Hill, but all one had to do to escape the cold was to step into Neumos, which was as crowded as I’d seen it in a while. Both Sharon Van Etten and Junip had performedRead more...

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