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Friday on My Mind: Comets in Space!

#458839748 / gettyimages.com 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. History was made this past Wednesday when the Rosetta mission landed on the surface of a comet. The journey,Read more…

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Video Roundup: International Lefthanders Day

It’s August 13th, which means it’s International Lefthanders Day, a worldwide initiative kicked off in 1976 to “promote awareness of the inconveniences facing left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world.” And can you imagine the struggles of being a left-handed musician, at that? Guitarists either need to find left-handed guitars, or get right-handed guitars and alterRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This Sunday is our annual Father’s Day Kids Dance Party — with DJ sets from Kid Hops and DJ Rhythma, dancing with the Vicious Puppies crew, crafts and more — but the kids don’t get to have all the fun, as there’s plenty of great music in clubs this week. On Monday, Portland’s Black PrairieRead more…

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Out This Week 3/5

Two Seattle bands top this week’s list of new releases. Since 2011’s full-length No Witch, The Cave Singers added Blood Brothers/Past Lives/Fleet Foxes (among others) member Morgan Henderson to their lineup and teamed up with Fleet Foxes producer Phil Ek for their fourth LP Naomi out on Jagjaguwar. Our Music Director Don Yates points toRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Autumn is finally here in the Northwest and that means it’s a little “seasonal” outside when the sun goes down (an hour earlier now too). Not to worry, there’s a host of great things going on inside to keep you warm every night this week. New Jersey natives Real Estate kick things off on MondayRead more…

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Happy Halloween from KEXP!

Boo! It’s that time of year again — the leaves are falling, the candy’s on sale, and everyone is getting in the mood for winter. Before the cold months really break out of their slumber, though, we’ve got our annual Halloween Day Open House at KEXP today! To get you in the mood for theRead more…

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Out This Week 7/19

The fact that there are no heavy hitters landing on the record store shelves today, provides the perfect opportunity for you to discover some new music when you go record shopping this week. California band Crystal Antlers return with another blast of damaged psych-rock on their self-released second album. If you liked their distorted yetRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 7/6

Goth-rockers The Horrors are awaiting the release of their third LP, Skying, but the dapper lads aren’t content to leave their fans waiting. Tiding fans over is the psychedelic new video for “Still Life,” which rings in the summer with visual swirls and distorted lighting to the max. If you want a peek into theRead more…

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Weird At My School: Lab Out Loud

Well, here’s a surprise: A Weird At My School column that’s really about things they teach in school. Lately, I’m spending an inordinate amount of time on the Internet. My new book hit stores a couple weeks ago, and like 99% of artists out there today, the marketing and promotion and publicity sits squarely onRead more…

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Sasquatch 2010: Sunday

Sunday was supposed to be the sunniest, warmest day at Sasquatch, according to the advance weather reports, but instead it was cool, cloudy, and windy all day, with some rain showers rolling in by the evening. The weather didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits though, as there was so much to be excited about. Too much, really:Read more…

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