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Wednesday Music News

Sigur Rós has emerged from hibernation and will play their first show since 2008 at Bestival on the Isle of Wight in the UK. They’ve announced that there will be more tour dates via their web site. Besides appearing at Sasquatch this year, Explosions in the Sky have announced other US tour dates. Check themRead more...

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Sasquatch! 2012 lineup! announced!

Music fans could barely contain themselves waiting for tonight’s announcement during the Sasquatch! Launch Party at the Neptune Theatre for this year’s lineup of the Sasquatch! Music Festival. The 11th annual event will take place, as always, at The Gorge in George, WA, on Memorial Weekend (four days this time: May 25-28). And the lineupRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: The Best Modern Day Songs to Ring in the New Year

After a week off, the feature Friday on My Mind returns. This is a collaborative effort with King 5 News to bring you a different “Top 3″ list centered on various musical subjects and themes. This week, we’re talking about the New Year. This week we’ve rung in the year 2012. Whether it’s the thoughtRead more...

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Live Video: The Walkmen do Johnny Cash

New York’s The Walkmen have been known to switch up their style from album to album, but even hardened fans may not be prepared for the fruit of their recent in-studio performance. The five band members had already made the KEXP rounds supporting their 2010 LP Lisbon, which is presumably why they opted to goRead 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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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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Monday News Roundup

The week begins with the sad news of the death of Clarence Clemons, saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, on Saturday the 18th. Clemons, 69, had suffered a stroke the previous Sunday, but was reportedly in stable condition following two brain surgeries. In addition to his work with the E Street Band,Read more...

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In the Studio: KEXP Photos from September

KEXP was very, very busy in September as we hosted live performances at Bumbershoot (Seattle) from the KEXP Music Lounge, along with live performances at Music Fest NorthWest (MFNW - Portland). On top of those we were still able to squeeze in quite a few quality live performances at our in station studio. [Pictures fromRead more...

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Live Video: The Walkmen

While there are hundreds of bands coming out of the Big Apple every year, few have the same New York ethic as The Walkmen. The five band members, nearly all friends since high school in the D.C. area, have made consistently solid music together for nearly a decade. While each album changes the band’s focusRead more...

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Live Review: The Walkmen with The Helio Sequence @ Showbox at the Market 9/8

I had never seen The Walkmen live before, nor had I known anyone who had seen them live, and yet I was more confident that I was going to be thoroughly entertained Wednesday night than I would have been for just about anything. I’ve always liked and respected The Walkmen - I’d known they hadRead more...

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