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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‚Äôs selection, featured on theRead more…

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Live Video: Musicfest NW, Day 2

From the second day of our broadcast from the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland during Musicfest NW: rollicking locals (to Portland) Blue Giant, the wistfully comedic Bobby Bare Jr. (backed by Blue Giant), the amazing and amazingly popular The Tallest Man on Earth, and the garage/punk/psych/mind-blowing Bay Area band Thee Oh Sees:

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Musicfest NW Day 2 performances available now!

If you missed the performances from KEXP’s broadcast at Portland’s Doug Fir Lounge during Musicfest NW or just want to hear them again, you can find them now on our Live In-Studio Performances page or check out the full sets by Blue Giant, Bobby Bare Jr., The Tallest Man on Earth, and Thee Oh SeesRead more…

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Musicfest NW, Day 2: The Tallest Man on Earth

The Tallest Man on Earth, aka Kristian Matsson (yes, he’s from Sweden), has established himself as one of the best straight-up singer/sonwriters touring today. This year he’s followed up his stellar debut album Shallow Grave with The Wild Hunt, which has received just as much acclaim and confirmed that The Tallest Man is the RealRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, September 8th THE WALKMEN with The Helio Sequence @ the Showbox at the Market When a band has been together and touring as long as The Walkmen have (since they were teens), it almost always means they’re amazing live. When being in sync, knowing what the other band members are going to do, andRead more…

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Thursday News VS The World

Three years of Swedish folk troubadour and guitarist extraordinaire Jose Gonzalez‘s life will be shown to the massed in the documentary titled The Extraordinary Life of Jose Gonzalez. The film follows Gonzalez as he records his album In Our Nature. This documentary certainly looks off-beat. Check out the link to see the trailer.

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