Tag Archives: The Stepkids

Out This Week 9/10

The kids may be off to school but former teen group Arctic Monkeys is all grown up. Now on their fifth full-length, out this week, the British-born, LA-based band have left behind any brattiness for what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “a slower, thicker and more atmospheric rock sound, while also adding more R&B,Read more...

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Decibel Festival 2012: Kimbra with The Stepkids @ Showbox Market

Wednesday night’s festivities at the Showbox were a dazzling spectacle of color and sound. Breakthrough pop star Kimbra and psychedelic funk rockers The Stepkids both brought their own unique flair to the stage and gave those present a wonderful time. The Showbox was packed to the absolute brim. Whether those present were die hard KimbraRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

If you’re still looking for a great way to spend an evening, there are a plethora of great shows all around Seattle this week! Mates of State will play a two night stand at the Tractor Tavern on Thursday and Friday, Laura Marling and Willy Mason grace the Showbox on Tuesday, El-P and Killer MikeRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

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! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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Live Video: The Stepkids

The three singer/songwriters that make up The Stepkids hail from Stones Throw Records, the label infamous for signing J Dilla, Madlib, Mayer Hawthorne, and James Pants. At first glance, they’re a band that doesn’t give the impression of blending in, until you realize that’s because they do the opposite: they stand out. Their unique blendRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’re exhausted but had an amazing Labor Day weekend at Bumbershoot! As expected, the music just keeps getting better and the schedule keeps getting busier. Tuesday starts a 2-night series at the Paramount with Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen. On Thursday we’ve got The Horrors at Neumo’s, Friday has The Antlers at Neptune, Sleepy SunRead more...

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