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TV Eye: Week of 2/15

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, February 15th: Last Call with Carson Daly: The Soft Moon The Tavis Smiley Show: GlenRead more…

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Live Review: Little Big Show #14, with Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, and Hibou 1/29

Every time a Little Big Show happens, our accomplishments seem to get bigger and better. Our must recent show, at Neptune Theatre last Friday, marks the fourteenth occasion on which Starbucks, STG, and KEXP have put their heads together to line up a crazy good show. And not only that – like all other LittleRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, January 26th: • Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley // All Ages (more info) • A Loose Leaf Reading Presents An Evening Of Story Telling and Music at Chop Suey // 21+ (more info) Wednesday, January 27th: • Nosaj Thing at Q Nightclub // 21+ (more info) • HÆLOS at TheRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Little Big Show #14 with Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, Hibou

KEXP is teaming up again with Starbucks and STG for the fourteenth edition of Little Big Show, a special concert series created to benefit our city’s arts organizations! On Friday, January 29th, we’re happy to present Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Lower Dens, and Hibou at The Neptune Theatre. Here’s the thing: the show is currently SOLDRead more…

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Monday Music News

For Christmas, PDX-via-NZ group Unknown Mortal Orchestra gave us the gift of song: stream the track “SB-03″ below, written by frontman Ruban Nielson and his brother, Kody Nielson (aka Silicon). The twelve-minute-long track was released on December 25th, following the singles “SB-01″ and “SB-02,” released at the end of 2013 and 2014, natch. Unknown MortalRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 1

For the past few weeks, we’ve been sharing with you KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, and last Friday, we counted down KEXP listeners’ top 90.3 albums of 2015 (see the results here). KEXP is also supported by many dedicated people who work behind the scenes as staff, volunteers and interns, and whoRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Tim

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as votedRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 11th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 18 to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Portland-via-New Zealand band Unknown Mortal Orchestra share a fantastically animated clip for the track “Necessary Evil,” off their latest Jagjaguwar release Multi-Love. Artist and director Sean Solomon says, “The video is an abstract love story about two characters whose insecurities and paranoia eventually drive them apart. I tried to show both character’s perspectives using elementsRead more…

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Friday Music News

Southern indie rockers Futurebirds are gearing up to release their third studio album Hotel Parties on September 25. Today, they’ve dropped the title track, and it’s a shimmering number with just the right amount of twang. Listen below. [Stereogum]

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