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KEXP New Home Grand Opening: Strand of Oaks

Strand of Oaks and KEXP have history together, and as they took the stage they were immediately sincere and earnest in their thanks: not being from Seattle can be hard on folks, and they explained that their long involvement with the station, in particular with DJ John Richards, have been what has made Seattle feelRead more…

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KEXP New Home Grand Opening Spotlight: Strand of Oaks

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: this Saturday, April 16th, KEXP will throw open the doors to the KEXP New Home with a free, all-ages celebration from Noon until 9:00 PM. Come see the station you helped build! There will be tours, food, beer, and, of course, what matters most: music. If anyoneRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 1/29 + 1/30

Beat the winter doldrums with a trip up north for the 2016 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, this Friday, January 29th and Saturday the 30th in scenic Leavenworth, Washington. It may be cold outside, but this year’s line-up is extra-hot, featuring Strand of Oaks, Fruit Bats, Grace Love & the True Loves, Iska Dhaaf, Hibou, TheRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Scottish electro-trio Chvrches hit The Late Late Show with James Corden for an energetic performance of “Clearest Blue,” a track from their sophomore full-length Every Open Eye. Watch below. Every Open Eye is out now via Glassnote. [Under the Radar]

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Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival 2016: Lineup Announced

It may be winter, but you won’t want to hibernate once you see the line-up for the 2016 Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival, held January 29th through 30th in beautiful Leavenworth, WA. This year, the event warmly welcomes Strand of Oaks, Fruit Bats, Grace Love & the True Loves, Iska Dhaaf, Hibou, The Young Evils, IndustrialRead more…

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Live Review: My Morning Jacket with Strand of Oaks at The Moore 10/3/15

Describing My Morning Jacket’s live show is almost as difficult as describing their music. While tagging it with a reductive broad stroke isn’t that hard (“rock music”), listing out the individual elements that play into the band’s style can come off as too disparate to make it their music seem comprehensible, much less good. OccasionallyRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2015 Video Round-Up

Fire up your Winnebagos and ready your best port-a-potty stance because it’s that time of the year again kids… give it up for Sasquatch! For those of you making the voyage out to the Gorge, we here at KEXP wish you an enjoyable and safe weekend. May the skies be clear, blue, and hail-free forRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Memories of You​

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 445 – Memories of You Midday show host Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Live Review: KEXP Yule Benefit with Strand of Oaks, Cymbals Eat Guitars, S and Cabana at Neumos 12/20/2014

It used to be that every year about this time, KEXP would throw the Yule Benefit show, but it’s been five years since our last one. This year, music fans were in for a treat as the show returned to Neumos to raise money for the station’s new home, being built at the Seattle Center.Read more…

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Friday on My Mind: The 2014 Yule Benefit!

Strand of Oaks (w/ John Richards) // photo credit: Renata Steiner 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. All Hail!!! This weekend marks the return of KEXP’s Yule BenefitRead more…

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