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TV Eye: Week of 5/12

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, May 12th Late Show with David Letterman: The Black Keys Jimmy Kimmel Live: Franz FerdinandRead more...

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Out This Week 1/21

2014 is off to a great start for new music! Highlights include the long-awaited sophomore release from LA band Warpaint. KEXP Music Director, Don Yates, declares it a “more subtle and minimalist take on the band’s brooding dream-pop, featuring a dark, atmospheric sound with swirling guitars and keyboards, prominent bass lines, hypnotic rhythms and etherealRead more...

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Live Video: Wild Cub @ CMJ

When you hear a band is from Nashville, most likely you think of big coiffed hair, thick acoustic guitar sounds and gallon-sized hats. Well, Wild Cub, borne out of the Tennessee music hotbed, sounds more like they were from Northern California, or even the Pacific Northwest, than from the same place Dolly Parton made herRead more...

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KEXP at CMJ 2013, Day 2: Wild Cub

At today’s CMJ session, dance-pop band Wild Cub brought their own baby cub: frontman Keegan DeWitt’s 4 1/2-month old baby was in the audience, watching his papa bear in concert for the very first time. A former NY-based composer, now living in Tennessee, DeWitt worked on the soundtrack for the film Dance Party USA, namedRead more...

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Song Premiere: Wild Cub - Blacktide

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. This week, we’re featuring songs exclusively from artists playing the 2013 Capitol Hill Block Party.Read more...

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Live Video: Wild Cub at SXSW

If you’ve been listening to the Morning Show with John Richards, you’ve probably heard a lot of up-and-comers Wild Cub, whose energetic, electronic-infused sound takes the best from 80′s new wave romanticism, R&B and indie rock and makes it impossible to sit still. Back in February, the Nashville group, started by songwriter-composer Keegan DeWitt andRead more...

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KEXP at SXSW 2013, Day 4: Wild Cub

“The idea behind Youth had a lot to do with me suddenly getting married. Ever since I can remember... the thing that I was compelled by, was the bond that two people can share, how strange and elusive and compelling that is,” Wild Cub frontman Keegan DeWitt told Paste Magazine last August. Wild Cub mayRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP’s Broadcast from Austin

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Next week, from Wednesday, March 13th, through Saturday, March 16th, KEXP will be broadcasting from Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin duringRead more...

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Song of the Day: Wild Cub - Colour

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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 featured song, selected by Midday Show host Cheryl Waters, is “Colour” by Wild Cub fromRead more...

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Live Video: Wild Cub

Had they come around some 25 years ago, Nashville’s Wild Cub would surely have been “pretty in pink.” Formed only a year ago by singer/songwriter Keegan DeWitt and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Bullock, the Nashville group sounds less like their Music City contemporaries and more like they belong on an updated John Hughes film soundtrack. Their debut,Read more...

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