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Sasquatch! Music Festival: Day 4

Gold Leaves opened up the Yeti stage on Monday, the final day of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival, with a strong set.

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Sasquatch! 2012 lineup! announced!

Music fans could barely contain themselves waiting for tonight’s announcement during the Sasquatch! Launch Party at the Neptune Theatre for this year’s lineup of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. The 11th annual event will take place, as always, at The Gorge in George, WA, on Memorial Weekend (four days this time: May 25-28). And the lineupRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Cheryl Waters

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more…

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Out This Week 7/12

Although summer is stubbornly holding out on the Northwest, the new batch of sunny new albums can’t be stopped from pouring into record stores this week. Washed Out, a.k.a. Atlanta’s Ernest Greene, whose song “Feel It All Around” became ubiquitous as the theme song for IFC’s Portlandia, is releasing his full-length debut on Seattle’s ownRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Like the weather overhead, the local live calendar hasn’t given Seattleites much of a reason to leave the confines of their homes as of late. There has, of course, still been a ton of good live music to see, but there haven’t been too many star-studded weeks as of late. That’s changing this week, asRead more…

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Live Video: The Joy Formidable at SXSW

The Joy Formidable has quickly become a favorite with KEXP listeners and DJs. They’ve performed live for our annual KEXP BBQ last year, been featured as a Song of the Day podcast not once but twice, and were written up by KEXP DJ Cheryl Waters as part of NPR Music’s First Listen series. Most recently,Read more…

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Song of the Day: The Joy Formidable – Whirring


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SXSW Photo Gallery

SXSW may be done, but that doesn’t mean we can’t share with you some of the wondrous sights from the week. Highlights include The Antlers, The Joy Formidable, Suuns, Esben and the Witch, Spank Rock, The Moondoggies,, and more. Check out some pictures below and head over to the KEXP Flickr for the whole gallery.Read more…

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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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