Tag Archives: Starfucker

Out This Week 3/8

Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls Parts & Labor‘s new album, Constant Future, “an excellent set of anthemic noise-pop that rivals their previous 2007 high point, Mapmakers.” Of course, let’s not forget 2008′s KEXP favorite “Nowheres Nigh,” still a staple in DJs’ playlists -- the Brookyn trio’s fifth album is full of similar noisy yetRead more...

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Song of the Day: Starfucker - Julius

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 selection, featured on the MorningRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week: City Arts Fest Edition

The never-ending carousel of music festivals in the Northwest continues this week with the first ever City Arts Festival. This might mark the end of the summer festival season, but it is sure as hell a good way to go out, as over 30 events will take place in over 20 venues spread out acrossRead more...

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Live Review: Starfucker and Truckasaurus @ Neumos 5/10

There are some bands that you have to see in concert to truly appreciate. Their studio recordings might be alright, but whenever you are introducing the band to someone or they come up in conversation, you make sure that everyone knows that they have to see them live. Starfucker is one of these bands, andRead 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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Song of the Day: Starfucker - Medicine

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 AfternoonRead more...

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Out This Week 5/5

The new Conor Oberst album, billed with his “Mystic Valley Band,” hits stores today. If you didn’t get a chance to hear the album streaming on NPR Music last week, you can sample it below -- and it will be featured as our Song of the Day podcast tomorrow, so stay tuned. And while you’reRead 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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Song of the Day: Starf*cker - Holly

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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