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Monday Music News

Sad news from local artist Star Anna: her beloved beagle buddy, Forest, was recently hit by a car and has sustained some injuries. Thankfully, he’s recovering nicely. If you’ve fallen in love with Forest like we have (read our pet profile on him here), please consider making a donation to help with his doctor’s billsRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/4

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 4th: The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon: Spoon Jimmy Kimmel Live: Disclosure Ellen: JakeRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 5/19

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, May 19th Late Show with David Letterman: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks The Tonight ShowRead more…

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Live Video: Tinariwen

Recently, Wo’ Pop favorites Tinariwen played a live set for KEXP while moving through Seattle on their sold-out international tour to promote their new album, Emmaar. Drawing influence from West African music, traditional Tuareg assouf stylistics, and bootlegged albums by western artists, Tinariwen’s bluesy sound is informed by a deep appreciation for diverse composition. InterestinglyRead more…

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Out This Week 2/11

There’s lots to love in the record stores this Valentine’s Day week, like the aptly titled Hotel Valentine, the first release in fifteen years from New York City duo Cibo Matto. If you’re in a more somber mood, check out the album Benji from Sun Kil Moon aka Mark Kozelek (ex-Red House Painters), featuring guestRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Darek Mazzone

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

There’s something for just about anyone this week and a ton of great local choices. On Monday night, things get awfully loud at the Crocodile with A Place To Bury Strangers, This Will Destroy You, and Dusted, while some of our favorite Canadian’s – Japandroids hit the stage at Neumo’s. Tuesday night, Posse, Big Eyes,Read more…

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Bon Iver wins Grammy x2

Congratulations to Bon Iver for winning two Grammys last night for New Artist and Alternative Album! While this year’s nominees included a healthy dose of KEXP favorites — Fleet Foxes, The Decemberists, The Black Keys, Wilco, Death Cab for Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Radiohead, Foster The People, and so on — only Bon Iver emergedRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Rhythma

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! We’ve extended the voting, so itRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Darek Mazzone

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more…

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