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Live Video: Twerps

“I did want to rip off Yo La Tengo a little bit. I also wanted to rip off The Feelies a little bit,” admits singer/guitarist Martin Frawley of Australian band Twerps. But the quirky quartet infuse those influences with their own cheeky charm, resulting in a unique style they jokingly refer to as “janky-pop.” ForRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Morning Show Music Discovery

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 449 – Morning Show Music Discovery Join Morning Show hostRead more…

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Monday Music News

All hail Father John Misty, whose sophomore release I Love You, Honeybear comes out tomorrow on Sub Pop. Watch the charismatic performer turn out an acoustic rendition of “I Went to the Store One Day” in a French café, via La Blogothèque’s famed “Take Away Show” series. And tune in to KEXP tomorrow, Tuesday, FebruaryRead more…

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Out This Week 1/27

It’s uncanny that yesterday just happened to be Australia Day, and the highlights of this week’s new releases are dominated by the down under! Merge Records release the latest from Melbourne pop quartet Twerps, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes is, “a masterful album of jangly indie-pop reminiscent at times of Yo La Tengo,Read more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Australia Day!

Today is Australia Day, the country’s celebration of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur Phillip. In honor of their national holiday, KEXP salutes the great music to come from thisRead more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Janice Headley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014. Click here to check out other lists from our DJs, staff, volunteers, and interns, and click here to see the Top 90.3 Albums of 2014, as voted on by KEXP listeners! Cibo Matto // photo by Victoria Holt janice’sRead more…

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Treefort Music Fest 2015: Initial Lineup Announced

You’ll want to make the climb to the 2015 Treefort Music Fest the weekend of March 25th – 29th, 2015 in downtown Boise, Idaho. Though only in its fourth year, this seedling of a music festival has firmly planted their roots in their community. In fact, they were recently named Boise’s Economic Cultural Ambassador forRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Janice Headley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. None of these albums are on that list. The Sea & Cake at KEXP, 11/03/12 // photo credit: Janice Headley Janice’s 2012 Top TenRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We finish out October with Halloween and a strong week of shows ahead, and we swing right into November with a ton of other great choices. Monday starts pretty damn string with Robyn Hitchcock and the Young Fresh Fellows at Triple Door, Dark Dark Dark, Emily Wells, and Eternal Fair at Crocodile, and  Nneka at Tractor Tavern. Some scaryRead more…

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