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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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Wednesday Music News

Brooklyn-via-Alabama singer/songwriter Katie Crutchfield, better known as Waxahatchee, shares a lovely new video for the track “La Loose,” a single from her recent Merge Records release, Ivy Tripp. The clip was directed by Naomi Yang (Galaxie 500, Damon & Naomi) who says in a statement: “I wanted the video to be a visual equivalent toRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Blood Orange, a.k.a. Devonté Hynes, uses his voice to make a statement in his latest single “Sandra’s Smile.” The track’s title refers to Sandra Bland, the African American woman who died in police custody earlier this year. It’s a heavy subject and Hynes handles it with grace. Check out the music video below. [Pitchfork]

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Song of the Day: Waxahatchee – Under A Rock

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. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Under A Rock” byRead more…

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Live Video: Waxahatchee

In the liner notes of her latest album, Ivy Tripp, Katie Crutchfield — better known by her recording alias Waxahatchee — has a photo of none other than Dolly Parton. She laughed when KEXP DJ Stevie Zoom asked her about it. “I have Dolly everywhere I go,” she smiled. Like Parton, the Alabama-born Crutchfield isRead more…

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Music That Matters: Standing On a Beach In All Black

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. 463 – Standing On a Beach In All Black TheRead more…

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Out This Week 4/7

It’s a throwdown for album of the week, and The Mountain Goats just might come out on top with their fifteenth full-length Beat the Champ. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “a fascinating set inspired by professional wrestling though often dealing with notions of identity, justice, death and other weighty subjects. The album’s expansiveRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Ævintýr

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. 454 – Ævintýr Join Midday Show host Cheryl Waters onRead more…

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Live Review: Waxahatchee w/ Swearin’ and Dead Bars @ Chop Suey 11/27/2013

Up and coming sister bands Waxahatchee and Swearin’ gave us a lovely night this past Wednesday at Capitol Hill’s Chop Suey. It was a short and sweet set that the audience won’t forget any time soon as they swayed and bobbed to the piercing lyrics and layered instruments – loud in the best possible way.

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2013: Friday

Capitol Hill Block Party got started with a bang last night. Too many incredible options to count, this year’s festival has already been one for the books. Check out the first half of our photo coverage from day 1 below: Seattle indie rock band Telekinesis help build great energy on the main stage early inRead more…

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