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Macefield Festival 2016 lineup

Macefielders, come out and play! That’s the rallying cry for the independent music and arts festival in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood each fall. Good news for those ready – the Macefield Music Festival, named for Edith Macefield, the fiercely-independent Ballard resident who refused to sell her home to developers, just announced their 2016 lineup, which featuringRead more…

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SIFF Face The Music 2016 Preview: Contemporary Color

Contemporary Color (Directed by Bill & Turner Ross, USA, 2016, 96 minutes) Festival screenings: Thursday, May 26th at 9:00 PM – Majestic Bay Cinema Saturday, May 28th at 8:30 PM – SIFF Cinema Uptown Monday, May 30th at 1:30 PM – SIFF Cinema Egyptian I don’t know about you, but when I was in highRead more…

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Music That Matters: That Was Then, This Is Now

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 492 – That Was Then, This Is Now On thisRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Northwest artist Zola Jesus returns with a new EP later this month titled Nail, featuring the track of the same name from last year’s full-length Taiga. The mini-release also features the previously-unreleased track “Circles.” Stream the moody, atmospheric track below: [Under the Radar]

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Thursday Music News

More new music from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis! In this fun video for the track “Downtown,” Macklemore takes hip hop pioneers Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel on a stroll through the streets of Spokane. (And keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of Mariners’ Ken Griffey Jr., too.) The duo will debutRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 29th: • Iceage, SSDD at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Orgone, The Nth Power at Nectar Lounge // 21+ (more info)

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Music That Matters: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 4

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. 459 – Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 4 Morning Show hostRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Zola Jesus

Nika Roza Danilova, a.k.a. Zola Jesus, is a Wisconsin native and recent Pacific Northwest transplant that has released stunning operatic albums of dark, cinematic electro-pop on the Sacred Bones and Mute record labels over the past five years. She stopped by KEXP to piece together a rare DJ set for Midnight In A Perfect WorldRead more…

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Song of the Day: Zola Jesus – Compass

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “Compass” by Zola JesusRead more…

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Live Video: Zola Jesus

In Taiga, Zola Jesus has made her songs truly evergreen. Named for the Russian word for forest, the new album by Nika Roza Danilova draws upon the cold Siberian woods of her ancestors, the frosty clime of her childhood home, Wisconsin, and most recently, the great outdoors of her must residence on Vashon Island, Washington,Read more…

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