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Capitol Hill Block Party 2014: Saturday Part 2 - The Thermals, SOL, Pillar Point, and more!

Every summer, the crowds pack into Pike street between Broadway and 12th to throw a party unlike any other. Capitol Hill Block Party is a tried and true block party, rocking the streets until 12:30 in the morning, showering them in confetti, and giving both attendees and nearby Capitol Hill apartment dwellers a show toRead more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3

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. 413 - Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 3 KEXP’s Resident RunnerRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Moe 20 / Neumos 10 Anniversary Shows!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Two of Seattle’s most beloved and important music venues are celebrating anniversaries this week. Moe’s Mo’Roc’N Cafe opened in January of 1994.Read more...

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KEXP Suggests: Moe Bar + Neumos Anniversary Celebration

Back in 1994, a new club hit Capitol Hill called Moe’s Mo’Roc’N Café. It re-opened in 2004 as Neumos Crystal Ball Reading Room (pronounced “new-Moe’s,” get it?). And for the next week of 2014, Seattle celebrates the 10th and 20th year anniversaries of these venues with eight-rockin’-days of local music, this Thursday, January 9th throughRead more...

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Live Video: The Thermals

What would a broadcast in Portland be without the city’s most rocking political punk-pop band, The Thermals? Guitarist/vocalist Hutch Harris and bassist Kathy Foster have been pumping PDX audiences and fans all over the world for more than a decade with their high energy shows and thought-provoking albums. Their 2013 album, Desperate Ground, is yetRead more...

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Live at MFNW 2013, Day 3: The Thermals

The Thermals may have moved to Saddle Creek Records for their latest album, but frontman Hutch Harris showed some Seattle pride at the Doug Fir, sporting a Hardly Art shirt, which, along with the rest of Harris, was inevitably soaked by the end of their live set.

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Live at MFNW 2013: Day 3 begins!

We end our broadcast during Musicfest NW today with another great lineup at the Doug Fir in Portland. Tune in today starting at noon for four great bands performing live on air starting with New Jersey indie punks Titus Andronicus, followed by melodic Bay Area folk-pop duo The Dodos, Portland’s own politically fiery trio TheRead more...

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Live Video: The Thermals

“Nothing is more dangerous than a man,” Hutch’s guitar declared as The Thermals blazed through an incendiary set live at KEXP. The songs on the Portland band’s latest album, Desperate Ground, carry the same message: guns kill, people kill, wars kill. In the studio, the trio (Hutch, Kathy and Westin) were so fired up andRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we have a great list of shows to tell you about. Starting the week with 3 great shows at Neptune Theatre with Sparks on Monday night, James Blake on Tuesday night, and  Purity Ring on Wednesday night. Marnie Stern, SISU, and Heavy Petting are also at Barboza. On Thursday, The Thermals, Wimps, and La Luz are at Neumos,Read more...

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Out This Week 4/16

I hate to break it to you, but you’re gonna be heading toward Record Store Day this Saturday at a deficit. Why? Because there are too many excellent new releases coming out today that you’ll want to pick up right now. First and foremost: the latest from Yeah Yeah Yeahs, whose fourth album our MusicRead more...

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