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Project Pabst, Day 2: Beck, Spoon, Nas, Noname, Whitney, Frankie Cosmos, San Fermin

Returning to the Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland for Day 2 of Project Pabst was slated to be warm, in fact, it was going to be hot. Previous attendees of the fest will remember to the second year of the festival, temperatures pushed passed 100 degrees. Sunday’s forecast was expected to be in inRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party, Day 2: Cosmos, Prom Queen, Manatee Commune, Whitney

BSH. BSH. BSH. BSH. The sound of four defiant cymbal crashes spreads out across Pike Street. It’s Seattle band COSMOS’ turn at the main stage. Melding hip hop, jazz, and funk in a high-energy set, the Seattle band proves yet again why they won last year’s Sound Off! contest, an annual battle of the bandsRead more…

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2017: Initial Lineup Announced!

Can you believe it? The Capitol Hill Block Party is celebrating its 21st anniversary this year! They’re rolling out the first wave of this year’s debaucherous celebration, and it’s one to raise a toast to. The neighborhood streets will be closed down July 21st-23rd for Run The Jewels, Diplo, Lord Huron, and so many more.Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/2

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, January 2nd: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Childish Gambino (R) The Late Show withRead more…

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Music that Matters: Strange Relations and Lost Boys

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. 525 – Strange Relations and Lost Boys DJ Atticus takes youRead more…

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Live Review: Whitney with Michael Rault at Sunset Tavern 8/2/2016

It’s a rare opportunity to see a band as hyped as Whitney at a venue as intimate as the Sunset Tavern. Or as frontman Julien Ehrlich noted with an off-the-cuff affect he deploys for most his on stage thoughts, “This show’s been sold out a long time.” No surprise there. With the June release ofRead more…

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In Stores Now 6/6

While Cullen Omori pursues a solo career with Sub Pop Records, two of his former bandmates in Smith Westerns have formed the group Whitney. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the Chicago band’s debut “an excellent set of ’70s-influenced folk-pop featuring a consistently strong set of beautifully arranged, melodically rich songs and a warm, summeryRead more…

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