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Bumbershoot 2017, Day Two: The Maldives

At a festival, it’s rare to get a performance that feels “intimate.” It’s something most fans reconcile with before they ever enter the gates and scan their wristbands. So walking into the KEXP Gathering Space on Saturday afternoon at the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival and finding the crowd sitting cross-legged in front of theRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: The Maldives

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we’re featuring Seattle folk rock outfit The Maldives, who play Concerts at the Mural this Friday, August 25, with Industrial Revelation and Emma Lee Toyoda. If you’ve been around the Seattle scene at any point in the last decade orRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series

What does your typical lunch break look like? Shoving a sandwich in your face in the break room? Enduring the long lines at your favorite food truck? With summer in full force, maybe it’s time to mix it up. The 39th annual Out To Lunch Summer Concert Series, presented by the Downtown Seattle Association, isRead more…

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Music that Matters: The “Hey John, Start the Podcast Already” Podcast

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. 568 – The “Hey John, Start the Podcast Already” PodcastRead more…

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Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2017, Day 1: The Maldives

During hour six of KEXP’s live broadcast from Upstream Fest + Summit, The Maldives brought their harmonic alt-country to our performance space at Little London Plane in Pioneer Square. The Maldives played five tracks from their latest record, Mad Lives, a concept album about a man’s life and death experience with the elements. The band’s storytelling chops and tri-partRead more…

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KEXP’s Upstream Music Fest + Summit Broadcast in Pioneer Square Begins!

Today begins KEXP’s coverage for 2017’s Upstream Music Fest + Summit from the Little London Plane in Pioneer Square. For the next three days, KEXP will broadcast programming, as well as exclusive live performances, all from our second home in Downtown Seattle between Occidental Ave & S Jackson. Join us for all-ages sets today from COSMOS, MASZER, TheRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Upstream Music Fest + Summit 5/11-13

It’s easy to take the Northwest’s thriving local music scene for granted. Each day it  feels like a new artist is popping up. From snarky indie rockers to enigmatic rappers and avant garde electronic artists, there’s always some incredible new act to be discovered. If you’re not keeping your ear to ground, you might be missing outRead more…

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Live Review: The Maldives with Naomi Wachira at The Triple Door 4/1

The Maldives have been through it all. Since 2005, they’ve traversed the Seattle music scene as its continued to evolve, change, and contort itself in new directions. Their steadiness as contemplative folk rockers does not equate to a resistance to change. They still have acoustic guitars, steel guitars, and banjos thrown into the mix, butRead more…

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Music That Matters: Rock and Roots

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. 558 – Rock and Roots Don Slack features some ofRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: A Benefit for the ACLU at The Crocodile 2/26

This Sunday, February 26th, not only can you hear new music from beloved local band Pickwick, but it will be for a great cause! Over at The Crocodile, Galen Disston and crew will perform tracks from their highly-anticipated upcoming LP LoveJoys. And, also on this impressive bill are Beat Connection, Telekinesis, Erik Blood (who producedRead more…

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