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Live Around Town This Week

Another busy schedule of shows this week. On Monday, Hot Snakes are at Neumos with The Bangs and Spider Fever, and Kelly Hogan is at the Triple Door with Puddles Pity Party. On Tuesday, there’s a free performance by The Lumineers at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard, Rodrigo y Gabriela are at Paramount, Kathleen Edwards isRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Hip-hop mag XXL recently released its 5th annual Freshman Class, and Seattle’s own Macklemore was deemed worthy of inclusion. Though the up-and-coming MC is nothing new to Northwest hip hop fans, he has yet to receive the amount of national media coverage many 206ers feel he deserves. Hopefully, wielding a gold-dipped pipe in the centerRead more…

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Live Review: Sleigh Bells @ Showbox at the Market 2/24

Sometimes, it’s totally worth camping out in the rain and the cold three hours before the shows starts. Sometimes, it’s worth not bringing a jacket and shivering in a line so that you don’t have to pay for coat check and you can bust straight up to the front of the stage. Sometimes, it’s worthRead more…

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Out This Week 2/21

Happy Presidents Day week, everybody. A commanding list of new releases awaits you in stores today. Among them is the latest by our recent guest and longtime friend of KEXP, Damien Jurado, whose Maraqopa would be good enough to get him elected President of Seattle if there were such a thing. Our Music Director, DonRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

A nice extended weekend (President’s Day), usually leads to a good week of shows. This week starts with Grimes at the Sunset Tavern on Monday night (sold out, sorry!). On Tuesday, Veronica Falls, Bleached, and Seapony are at the Tractor, and Damien Jurado plays a free in-store set at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. WednesdayRead more…

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Album Review: Sleigh Bells – Born To Lose

I know, I know. You are probably thinking that a KEXP review of the new Sleigh Bells album is entirely unnecessary, but trust me. If you haven’t been listening to the album constantly on the New York Times stream, then you need to start now – especially if you weren’t a fan of their firstRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Jack White released the video for his new single “Love Interruption” today along with a short string of tour dates, including a stop at Sasquatch! Music Festival (but we already knew that). The single is off of his forthcoming solo debut Blunderbuss.

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Wednesday Music News

Sigur Rós has emerged from hibernation and will play their first show since 2008 at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in the UK. They’ve announced that there will be more tour dates via their web site. Besides appearing at Sasquatch this year, Explosions in the Sky have announced other US tour dates. Check themRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Wilco has manifested itself into the cartoon realm – check out Tweedy & co. hand out spinach next to a docked Wilco ship. Maybe Wilco (The Album) should have been named Wilco (The Cartoon). Wilco will be in Seattle on February 7th.

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Tuesday Music News

Yesterday, Sleigh Bells released a new track off of their upcoming February release Reign of Terror. While “Born to Lose” was our first taste of the album, the band considers “Comeback Kid” to be the first single. And what a single it is! “Comeback Kid” features Derek’s typical merciless guitars and Alexis’s trademark dreamy vocals,Read more…

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