Tag Archives: Sleepy Eyes of Death

Live Around Town This Week

Another great week of music lies ahead. Monday starts off beautifully with The Decemberists and Okkervil River at Marymoor Park, and then we’ve got a complete mixed bag. There’s Tapes & Tapes at the Crocodile, Daniel Johnston at Neumo’s, and Cloud Cult at Neptune Theatre.  Friday is also our last (and arguably most anticipated) KEXPRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from late April

We are very fortunate to have talented groups play live in our studio nearly every day. We are also fortunate to have a small army of photographers who volunteer their talent to help us document the live studio performances. This is a sample of the sets that were taken from late April performances at theRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party in review

by Chris Estey Rock festivals can be an awesome, appalling joussaince -- an embarrassment of riches in which most of its value is suffering. The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party was a perfectly organic construct of balancing personal pleasures and community celebration within the city, without too much pain. In other words, it was aRead more...

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Block Party 2009 lineup and presale!

Along with The Stranger and Caffe Vita, KEXP 90.3 FM is proud to present The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle’s Premiere Celebration of Independent Music on July 24 & July 25th. The first part of the lineup has just been announced: SONIC YOUTH, THE JESUS LIZARD, THE GOSSIP, DEERHUNTER, BLACK LIPS, EARTH, THE THERMALS,Read more...

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Out This Week 3/10

One of the must-haves from this week’s list of new releases (courtesy of our friend Largehearted Boy) is the latest from Elvis Perkins, who just performed songs from the new album, Elvis Perkins in Dearland, live in-studio yesterday at KEXP>. Also on the list, you’ll find a lot of bands heading down to SXSW nextRead more...

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Album Reviews: Beirut & Sleepy Eyes of Death

Beirut/Realpeople - March of the Zapotec/Holland Beirut’s Zach Condon never ceases to outdo himself. His new EP (out February 17th on his own label, Pompeii Records) demonstrates his versatility and talent as a musician. The EP is split into two parts: March of the Zapotec, which is credited to Beirut, and Holland, which is creditedRead more...

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Song of the Day: Sleepy Eyes of Death - Final Heart Beats Black

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. Every Friday the Song of the Day podcast spotlights local musicians. Today’s featured selection, chosen byRead more...

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