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KEXP Suggests: EMP’s Sound Off! Finals at the EMP Museum 3/5

Every year, EMP’s Sound Off! competition showcases emerging stars in the all-ages music scene. Previous winners have included The Lonely Forest, Dyme Def, Sol, Kithkin, Brothers from Another, Manatee Commune, Fauna Shade, Schoolyard Heroes, Tomten, and Brite Futures, just to name a few. Throughout February, the following bands have risen victorious: COSMOS, Paris Alexa, andRead more…

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Live Review: Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks with Tomten at EMP 10/3/15

Um, Mr. Malkmus? Correct me if I’m wrong, if you’re reading this (and by golly, I sure hope you are!), but you seemed a little uncomfortable the night you performed at the EMP Museum. The show was part of the museum’s “Influencers Concert Series,” which pairs newer artists with the established acts who inspired them,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Tomten – Mother Minnow

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “Mother Minnow” by Seattle bandRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s an unlikely cover, but it’s for a great cause: Moby gives his spin to the Duran Duran classic “Rio.” The track appears on a tribute album to the ’80s icons titled Making Patterns Rhyme that’ll be out this July on Manimal Vinyl. Other artists on the comp include Warpaint, Little Dragon, Crocodiles, and more.Read more…

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Doe Bay Fest 6 Lineup Announced

If you didn’t get your tickets in the 2.5 minutes that they were on sale, this lineup announcement may seem a bit cruel, but at least Artist Home, organizers of the annual Doe Bay Fest, kindly treated fans to a free show last night at Chop Suey as they revealed the performers at this year’sRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We start the week with shows from Johnny Marr at Neumos and The Telescopes, LSD & The Search for God, Flavor Crystals, and Black Nite Crash at Comet Tavern. On Tuesday, another much anticipated UK band making their Seattle debut with Savages at Neumos. A little too noisy for you? Bat for Lashes are also at ShowboxRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We blast into February with a whole set of new shows. Starting the week off strong seems to be a trend and this time we start with a highly anticipated show at Neptune Theatre with Father John Misty and Rose Windows on Tuesday night. On Thursday night, Tomten, Shenandoah Davis, and Seven Colors are at Barboza, Thousands,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With Christmas over and the holidays all but wrapped up, there’s only one thing left to do: celebrate the New Year! We’ve got some great choices if you still don’t have any New Year’s Eve plans. One of KEXP listeners’ local favorites, Pickwick, are at Showbox at the Market with Radiation City and Tomten. Fresh Espresso, Grynch, KeyboardRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Tommy

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! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Dinosaur Jr. from our MusicFest NW broadcast at the Doug FirRead more…

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