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Live Review: The Tallest Man on Earth @ Moore Theatre 9/9

review by Jenna Pool If the early folky versions of Neil Young and David Gray were mixed together, you’d have a sense of the sound and feel of Timothy Showalter’s voice and lyric. A backlit whirlwind of long dark locks sync wildly with his voice and electric guitar. Soft bass-heavy mallets drum at the handsRead more…

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Out This Week 6/12

Following an 18-year hiatus, soul singer Bobby Womack returns to top this week’s list of new releases with The Bravest Man In The Universe, which easily ranks among the legendary singer’s best albums to date. Following the approach he took with the late Gil Scott-Heron’s excellent final record, producer and XL Recordings head Richard Russell,Read more…

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Monday Music News

R&B party-starters Fitz and the Tantrums have been touring pretty much non-stop since the release of their 2010 debut, Pickin’ Up the Pieces, but this fall, they’ll have a new album, and subsequently, a new reason to relentlessly tour. On October 9th, the band will release their currently-untitled sophomore effort via Dangerbird Records. To celebrate,Read more…

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MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit,Read more…

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Bonus Song of the Day: The Tallest Man On Earth – 1904

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. Today you get a bonus selection: “1904” by The Tallest Man On Earth from the forthcomingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The Tallest Man on Earth has finished up work on a new LP and is prepping its release, slated for June 12 on Dead Oceans. The album is entitled There’s No Leaving Now. A handful of European tour dates have been posted, but keep an eye out for US dates sometime soon! Silversun Pickups areRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP’s Most Viewed In-Studio Sessions

It’s time for another Friday on My Mind post. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. KEXP hosts hundreds of in-studios performances from both established and up and coming musicians every year, which has added up to thousands of performances in our cache. Our amazing content team has captured many ofRead more…

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Out This Week 8/30

Live at KEXP Volume Seven, the latest in our annual series collecting live performances recorded exclusively for KEXP, hits stores today. On this disc, you will find one-of-a-kind, exclusive live tracks from some of this year’s greatest artists, some well known, others just discovered. All the bands on this compilation have donated their performances toRead more…

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Out This Week 11/9

You can feel the wheels grinding down each week as the number of new releases continues to dwindle. While we may be past the prime weeks of the year, you’re still likely to find some new discoveries. In fact, with fewer releases, you’ve got more time to put into your game — there’s still timeRead more…

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Song of the Day: The Tallest Man on Earth – Like The Wheel

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 theRead more…

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