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Friday Music News

Iconic R&B singer Etta James died this morning at age 73 after an ongoing battle with leukemia. Ms. James had a storied career with many ups and downs, including hits like “At Last” and “All I Could Do Was Cry” and several bouts of drug addiction. Throughout, she always maintained a positive attitude, once sayingRead more...

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Live Review: Black Star with THEESatisfaction and Abyssinian Creole @ Showbox SoDo 11/5

photos and comments by Jim Bennett: On Saturday night at Showbox SoDO, KEXP DJ Kid Hops was spinning vinyl from the time the doors opened and kept up a great string of warm sounds to keep the air alive between bands.

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Live Around Town This Week

Valentine’s Day will kick off a monstrous week of live music coming through the jewel of the Northwest, including but not limited to The Decemberists, Gang of Four, Yo La Tengo, Smith Westerns, Shabazz Palaces, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Justin Townes Earle, and, of course, your usual dosage of local flavor.

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Capitol Hill Block Party Photos: Saturday

Day 2 of the 2010 Capitol Hill Block Party brought more sunshine, more bands and more energy. Here are the photos to prove it! Bands played all afternoon and night across four stages including Seattle’s own Spurm, Seattle indie-pop group The Head and The Heart, Seattle punk rockers Cold Lake, Seattle hip-hop duo Air 2Read more...

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Live Video: THEESatisfaction at Capitol Hill Block Party

One of the reasons Seattle hip hop continues to thrive is its diversity. Amid the brainy culturalism of Blue Scholars, the hardcore reality of Fatal Luciano, the wild energy of Spaceman, and many other unique artists on the scene is the socially aware THEESatisfaction. Stasia Irons and Catherine Harris-White layer harmonious rhymes over jazz melodiesRead more...

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Preview: The Capitol Hill Block Party - Saturday

Sean Daley, better known as Atmosphere MC Slug, has made music about escaping monotonous daily life and failed relationships throughout the last decade. With a grim determination to abstractly deliver feelings of melancholy, anger and sensibility, he’s intensified beats on over 10 releases.

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KEXP Documentaries: “Hip-Hop: The New Seattle Sound” - THEESatisfaction

When I started producing radio stories for KEXP Documentaries in 2005, interviewing was always the part that intimidated me most.  It’s such a crap shoot. First of all, you never know if the person will want to talk. You might get stuck in a room of silence, every interviewer’s nightmare.  Second of all, most artistsRead more...

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