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SIFF 2014 Face The Music Preview: Beautiful Noise

Beautiful Noise (Directed by Eric Green, USA, 2014) Festival screenings: Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 9:15 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 9:15 PM – AMC Pacific Place 11 [ director in attendance at both screenings ] It’s the film shoegaze fans have been waiting for: the documentary Beautiful Noise takesRead more…

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Video Roundup: World Goth Day 5/22

Compiled by Matt Pritchard and Susan Hood Layer on the black eyeliner and cue up Siouxsie Sioux — it’s World Goth Day! For those of us with a love of all things grimly fiendish, this Thursday is a day to celebrate our darker sides and pasty pallors. Initiated in 2010, May 22nd marks a holidayRead more…

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Song of the Day: Lux – The Window

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. Today’s selection, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “The Window” by Lux fromRead more…

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Into the Trees: A Goth Video Roundup

All day today, we’re playing celebrating Robert Smith’s (April 21) by playing your favorite songs by The Cure and other goth favorites. As a genre and a style, “goth” is pretty easy to stereotype (see The Damned’s “Grimly Fiendish” for a particularly campy version), but the truth is its influence spreads far and wide. GothRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: The Oscars Edition – KEXP’s Favorite Songs Used in Movies

It’s Friday, therefore it’s time for Friday on My Mind, a weekly blog post centered around a different music related theme each week. This feature is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This upcoming Sunday Feb. 26th, the 84th Annual Academy Awards will be taking place. To mark the occasion, this weekRead more…

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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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2009 Countdown: Best Opening Tracks

Yesterday, KEXP counted down what you voted as the Best Opening Track off an album, and no, it wasn’t Michael Jackson (although he ranked 18th). It’s no surprise that “Smells Like Teen Spirit” from the Seattle grunge gods Nirvana took the number one spot. A reflection of our listeners’ diversity, the list contains artists newRead more…

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