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Thursday Music News

Late last year, Nine Inch Nails surprised fans with an EP of new songs titled Not the Actual Events. Digital copies were already emailed to customers, but now the physical versions are starting to make the rounds, and it’s a mess. Literally. A warning label is affixed to the package reading “actions have consequences” andRead more…

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Friday Music News

Frontman Rhett Miller is no stranger to the sitcom scene (you may remember his appearance in NBC’s 30 Rock), so he’s right at home among the guest stars in the new Old 97’s video. Jenna Fischer (Pam from The Office) interviews the guys while Fred Armisen (of Portlandia, among other things) fills in as theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Earlier this month, we mentioned local ladies Sleater-Kinney were on the eve of releasing their first-ever live album, and today, you can stream the whole thing. Live in Paris was recorded at La Cigale back in March 20th, 2015, and features a strong discography-covering set list. Sub Pop will release a physical edition on JanuaryRead more…

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SMooCH 2016 Rocks, Helps Raise $3 Million for Sick and Needy Kids

This year’s SMooCH benefit was a huge success, bringing in more than $3 for uncompensated care. The feel-good fundraising concert also boasted one of the best single-night lineups of the year. A cold, damp Saturday night made the red-lit, warm Showbox at the Market all the more inviting. But the sold-out VIP crowd would certainlyRead more…

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O Canada: A KEXP Video Roundup

Can you believe it’s been eight years since DJ Cheryl Waters first kicked off her now-annual Canada Day show? Even our friends at the Canadian consulate are tuning in, like Consulate General James K. Hill (right) who stopped by the station to chat with Cheryl about the Great White North! “There is so much amazingRead more…

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Video Roundup: O Canada!

There’s over 20 live videos from Canadian bands listed below, and that’s just scratching the surface of how many of our neighbors to the North have stopped by KEXP. And, whaddya know, our very own DJ Cheryl Waters just happens to also book these in-studios… coincidence? Cheryl has long championed Canadian bands, and today onRead more…

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Thursday Music News

KEXP’s Online Content Manager Jim Beckmann celebrates his birthday today, and for the occasion, singer/songwriter Kevin Morby has shared the video for “The Parade,” one of Jim’s favorite tracks from last year’s full-length Still Life on Woodsist. (Okay, that might not be why the video came out today.) Director Elise Tyler explains the clip “…wasRead more…

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Sasquatch 2015, Day 1: The New Pornographers

“Be careful with that beach ball,” a grinning AC Newman said one song into the fourth Sasquatch appearance of The New Pornographers’ career. At this point, Newman, de facto co-frontwoman Kathryn Calder, and the group are Sasquatch veterans, and they made sure everyone knew it in a particularly unorthodox way: by letting the crowd knowRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2015 Video Round-Up

Fire up your Winnebagos and ready your best port-a-potty stance because it’s that time of the year again kids… give it up for Sasquatch! For those of you making the voyage out to the Gorge, we here at KEXP wish you an enjoyable and safe weekend. May the skies be clear, blue, and hail-free forRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting has ended, but tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks made the list. Run the Jewels // photo by Brittany Brassell (view set) Larry Rose’sRead more…

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