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KEXP at SXSW, Day 2: The Joy Formidable

Three-piece The Joy Formidable are bringing their noisy indie rock to KEXP’s SXSW showcase, and it’s an event few want to miss. The band’s been making headlines since 2008, but it took another three years for a proper album. Judging by their past material and phenomenal stage presence, the wait’s been worthwhile. The Big RoarRead more…

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Out This Week 3/15

This week, the entire music industry is gathered in one place, or at least that’s what it seems like during SXSW. Many of the bands releasing albums this week are in Austin pimpin’ them right now, and among the most buzzed about are KEXP favorites like The Dodos, The Joy Formidable, J Mascis and BlackRead more…

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KEXP @ SXSW Preview

Next week, KEXP is broadcasting live from Austin, TX, during the 2011 South by Southwest Music Conference, running March 16th through the 18th. We are broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop, where we’ll bring you exclusive live sets from Wild Flag, The Head and the Heart, The Black Angels, Yuck, Steve Wynn & The MiracleRead more…

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Monday Morning News Fix

The album Gorrilaz recorded on an iPad that was scheduled to be released on Christmas has been released, because Christmas was the other day. It is called The Fall and you can stream the whole thing on Gorillaz’ website. It is available for download for Gorillaz fanclub members. Four-time Grammy nominee and R&B singer andRead more…

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8th Annual KEXP BBQ photos!

Despite the heat, the 8th Annual KEXP BBQ last Saturday brought out crowds of KEXP listeners for a full day’s lineup of great performances by Quasi, Suckers, The Lonely Forest, The Joy Formidable, Dinosaur Feathers, and Victor Shade. Check out these amazing photographs by Brittney Bush Bollay. Don’t forget that the fun continues tonight asRead more…

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This Saturday: the 8th Annual KEXP BBQ at the Mural Amphitheater

The 8th Annual KEXP BBQ will be taking place this Saturday at the Mural Amphitheater in the Seattle Center as part of KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural series. Unfortunately the weather didn’t exactly cooperate for SeaFair last weekend, as 20,000 fewer attendees were out at Lake Washington than in 2009. There isn’t a cloud inRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Joy Formidable – The Greatest Light Is The Greatest Shade

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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