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Decibel Festival 2011: Toro y Moi with Bass Drum of Death & Unknown Mortal Orchestra, 9/28

Decibel Festival 2011 kicked off with a loud, energetic bang and a surprisingly rowdy crowd at The Crocodile in downtown Seattle. Mississippi-band Bass Drum of Death kicked off the three-set bill with a set of raw, psych/garage rock. It was fairly clear beforehand that this showcase would be the odd-one-out of the festival; Toro yRead more…

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DJ Alex’s dB Festival 2011 preview

Are you ready for Decibel Festival 2011? You better be! There’s tons to enjoy, experience, and just generally be enthusiastic about on this year’s line-up! Briefly, for the uninitiated, Decibel Festival is an internationally-renowned electronic music, arts, and new media event that was birthed in 2004 by music fan/curator/DJ/producer Sean Horton aka Nordic Soul. NowRead more…

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Song of the Day: Toro Y Moi – Freaking Out

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. During this special podcast week, we are featuring songs by bands performing during the 2011Read more…

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Out This Week 9/13

Remember how last week there was only a very small handful of new releases waiting for you on record store shelves? Well, this week’s it’s the opposite. You’re going to need a handtruck to help you move the stack of CD’s you’ll be buying this week! Among the most anticipated new albums is the self-titledRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

  With Labor Day Weekend and Bumbershoot ahead of us, it’s a busy time for music, so you’ll just have to pace yourself. Monday has Ravenna Woods and Motopony, and Tuesday is arguable one of the most kick-ass shows of the week — Japandroids and Bass Drum of Death at Sunset. Surfer Blood‘s on Wednesday,Read more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Jenny Lewis-fronted indie rockers Rilo Kiley have apparently broken up. Guitarist Blake Sennett, a recent guest here at KEXP with his band The Elected, told Spinner that the split was a result of “deception, disloyalty, [and] greed.” I don’t know about you, but I was more surprised that Rilo Kiley were even still together. MereRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

While it may not directly concern the indie artists you’re used to hearing on KEXP, it’s worth mentioning that for the first time since 2004, music sales are up, and it’s primarily due to a digital purchasing boom of albums by artists such as Eminem, Beyonce, and Adele. Eminem’s 2010 best-selling release Recovery recently madeRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s getting closer and closer to the release of Helplessness Blues, Fleet Foxes much anticipated follow-up to their acclaimed 2008 self-titled debut album. The title track and “Battery Kinzie” have already been cast out into the interspace for your listening pleasure, and now the local indie sensations have released the video for “Grown Ocean,” whichRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, March 23 GOLD PANDA with Dam Mantle, IG88 @ The Nectar Lounge British producer Gold Panda was known primarily for his re-mixing skills until he released a number of his own EPs in 2009, all of which were widely acclaimed. Late last year he released his debut full-length album Lucky Shiner on Ghostly International.Read more…

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Song of the Day: Toro Y Moi – New Beat

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today‚Äôs selection, featured on theRead more…

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