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SXSW 2012, Day 1: The Barr Brothers

The Barr Brothers first caught the attention of KEXP when they opened for Deer Tick at The Tractor Tavern last November. The performance was so incredible that we invited them to play an in-studio session the very next morning, which you can watch here. Originally from Montreal, The Barr Brothers released their self-titled debut albumRead more...

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Day 1 of KEXP @ SXSW is Nearly Underway from Mellow Johnny’s!

At 11:30 PM in Austin and 9:30 PM in Seattle, Minneapolis rockers Howler will kick off KEXP’s exclusive lineup of SXSW performances from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin. We will be bringing you three full days of performances, all broadcast live on 90.3 FM in Seattle and around the world at KEXP.org. And, ofRead more...

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Event Spotlight: KEXP Live at SXSW

Once again, KEXP will return to Austin, Texas March 14-16 for 2012′s rendition of the South by Southwest Music Conference. Every year, SXSW features dozens upon dozens of up-and-coming bands and artists that are blowing up on the scene (the lineup this year is absolutely spectacular). And for the second year in a row, KEXPRead more...

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Music News: Pickathon 2012 Lineup Announced

The lineup for Portland’s Pickathon Music Festival is now out! Headlining the festival will be Neko Case, Dr. Dog, Blitzen Trapper, and Kitty, Daisy & Lewis. Also featured at the festival will be rock and folk-rock acts like The Cave Singers, Handsome Furs, The Barr Brothers, The Mynabirds, Langhorne Slim, and Vieux Farka TourĂ©. TheRead more...

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Song of the Day: The Barr Brothers - Dear Mrs. Claus

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. This week we are featuring songsRead more...

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Live Video: The Barr Brothers

You can probably imagine that at KEXP we get sent hundreds of CDs every week for consideration, and sometimes even some of the best bands go unnoticed for a while. Word of mouth, though, can go a long way and move a CD up the stacks, from “Later” to “Listen Now!” Recently a band comeRead more...

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