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Music That Matters Podcast: Sasquatch! Roadtrip 2012

All packed for Sasquatch! Music Festival this weekend? There’s one thing you don’t want to forget: road music! No matter where you’re coming from, the Gorge is a haul and you’re going to want the best music to pass the time. KEXP has you covered: Midday Show host Cheryl Waters has once again curated aRead more…

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Into the Trees: A Goth Video Roundup

All day today, we’re playing celebrating Robert Smith’s (April 21) by playing your favorite songs by The Cure and other goth favorites. As a genre and a style, “goth” is pretty easy to stereotype (see The Damned’s “Grimly Fiendish” for a particularly campy version), but the truth is its influence spreads far and wide. GothRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ El Toro

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more…

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Live Video: KEXP at CMJ, Day 1

Last month, KEXP returned to New York City for three days of live broadcasting during the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival. Hosted by Ace Hotel and sponsored by Toyota Free Yr Radio, KEXP held intimate live performances from the lobby of the Ace Hotel New York. The first day of these performances sawRead more…

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KEXP @ CMJ 2011, Day 1: Zola Jesus

After releasing her debut album, The Spoils, in 2009, Zola Jesus, also known as Madison, Wisconsin’s Nika Roza Danilova, quickly became known for her deep, operatic vocals that served as the perfect compliment to her darkened, gloomy beats. Two EPs followed a year later, and in 2011 Danilova released her second full-length album, Conatus onRead more…

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KEXP’s CMJ Broadcast Preview!

KEXP is thrilled to announce our 2011 CMJ broadcast showcase! KEXP, partnered with Toyota Free Yr Radio, will be returning to New York City for a live broadcast during the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival to host a series of intimate live performances in the lobby of the Ace Hotel New York startingRead more…

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Out This Week 10/4

Perhaps not long awaited, but certainly eagerly anticipated — the new album by Zola Jesus follows not much more than a year since the critically acclaimed Stradilum II. The equally mysteriously named Conatus (actually, it’s a Latin term referring the “will to live”) is equally strong, and according to our Music Director, Don Yates, isRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Today marks the start of Fall Pledge Week here at KEXP, and we need your support! KEXP is entirely listener-supported, so it’s people like you who give us the ability to do what we do best – bring you exclusive live sessions, photos, videos, concert tickets, and much much more! Join us on the airRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Rocktober is finally here and as usual, we’ve got an impressive array of shows lined up for the week, including the much beloved Reverb Festival. Monday starts with a good old fashioned hoe down with Hank 3 at the Showbox, on Tuesday the re-emergence of the Neptune continues with CSS and MEN, and The PainsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Zola Jesus – Vessel

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 tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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