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Pemberton Music Festival 2014: Friday, Part 2 - Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Schoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, and more

Up above Whistler in British Columbia, Pemberton Music Festival returns this year for the first time since 2008. It’s ambitious tag line, “The Coachella of Canada”, isn’t too bold at all. In a triumphant return, the festival features one of the best overall music and comedy lineups of the year, and we are proud toRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Happy 50th Birthday, Chris Cornell!!!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell will be turning 50 years old this Sunday. Let that one sink in for all of you. 50. ChrisRead more...

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Video Roundup: 1994

Twenty years ago, music had one of its most creatively abundant years of music. 1994 saw strong debut releases in every genre, from Oasis to Outkast. Grunge was at the height of its power with excellent local releases from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, and Nirvana released their MTV Unplugged session. Sadly, it wasRead more...

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Out This Week 6/3

What a great way to kick off June! Just look at this list of new releases. A clear highlight for KEXP has been the latest from indie rock veteran Bob Mould. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes the latest from the former Husker Du/Sugar frontman as, “in the same vein as 2012’s excellent Silver Age,Read more...

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TV Eye: Week of 6/2

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, June 2nd Jimmy Kimmel Live: Mø Tuesday, June 3rd The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon:Read more...

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Wednesday Music News

In quite possibly the best music news of the day (IMHO), Parquet Courts have unveiled the music video to the track “Sunbathing Animal,” starring the inspiration for that song, Frida, beloved cat companion to frontman Andrew Savage. The song is also the title track of the band’s forthcoming album, out June 3rd in the U.S.Read more...

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Monday Music News

I never thought the day would come that Miley Cyrus would make the KEXP Blog, but I also never thought she’d perform with The Flaming Lips, like she did this past weekend at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Apparently, Cyrus told the crowd, “I hope I can inspire you guys as much as TheRead more...

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Video Roundup: Super Bowl Seattle Celebration

Seattle is hot with football fever as the Seattle Seahawks head to Super Bowl XLVIII this Sunday, February 2nd! To show our hometown pride, DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will be playing nothing but local music on Friday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM PT. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll recently shared withRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Black Friday!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s Black Friday again. I know you are all stoked about it. On average, about 226 million Americans purchase around $52 billionRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Arcade Fire have launched an emotional video for the track “Afterlife” off their latest Reflektor. Directed by Emily Kai Bock (who’s previously worked with Grimes and Grizzly Bear), it’s a touching portrait of family. Be sure to tune in to The Morning Show on KEXP tomorrow from 6-10 AM for your chance to win ticketsRead more...

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