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Sign up now to volunteer for KEXP’s Amplifier Love Week and Summer Drive, June 2nd-9th! When you volunteer your time, you play a huge part in helping us meet the goals that keep the music playing. Plus, it’s a great way to get more involved with the KEXP Community and support non-profit radio. Click here to register:
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KEXP at NW Folklife Festival

Join KEXP for the 45th annual Northwest Folklife Festival at the Seattle Center on Memorial Day Weekend, May 26th-29th. This year KEXP will be hosting our own stage in the Gathering Space with performances from The Black Tones, Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, Falon Sierra, Grace Love, Sundae Crush, Potion, Jason McCue, and Versing.
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Songbook w/ Mike McCready of Pearl Jam

Presenting Songbook: KEXP’s Music & Literature Series, bringing together authors and artists for engaging discussions in the KEXP Gathering Space. Join us Tuesday, May 30th for an evening with Mike McCready, presenting his new book Of Potato Heads and Polaroids: My Life Inside and Out of Pearl Jam. Made possible in part by BECU.
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KEXP Presents SIFF Face the Music

KEXP is proud to once again present the "Face the Music" series at the 43rd Annual Seattle International Film Festival, starting on May 18th, and running through June 11th at various theatres around Seattle. You can follow our coverage of the festival on the KEXP Blog.
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KEXP Transistor IPA

KEXP and Scuttlebutt Brewing Company have partnered to create KEXP Transistor IPA, a refreshing beer that helps power KEXP. Transistor IPA is available at retail establishments throughout greater Seattle, and 100% of the net proceeds with benefit KEXP.
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KEXP Android App Update

We are pleased to announce KEXP’s new Android app, now available for download at the Google Play store. The application was built from the ground up by KEXP super-volunteer Joe Rogers. It boasts an intuitive user interface along with some fresh features. Please rate the app in the store and let us know what you think.
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KEXP’s Most Played Albums Of All Time

During KEXP’s Spring Fundraising Drive, we counted down the Most Played Albums in KEXP History, going back over a decade of airplay. See the list, drill down on specific details using our Tableau viz (What percentage was local? Which DJ played that the most?), and then listen to top tracks from all 631 albums on our Spotify playlist.
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Little show. Big effect.

KEXP, STG and Starbucks presented the 18th show in our Little Big Show concert series with Mitski, Kadhja Bonet, Steady Holiday, and DJ Yung Futon at The Neptune on Saturday, April 8th. 100% of ticket sales benefitted a local non-profit. Click here to find out more about our Little Big Show series and the local charity beneficiaries.
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Light in the Attic at KEXP

Light In The Attic Records has opened a record shop in the KEXP Gathering Space! The shop stocks new, used, and DJ recommendations, all on vinyl. Regular store hours are Tuesday through Sunday 10 AM to 6 PM.
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In-Studio Viewing

KEXP Live In-Studio performances are now open to the public! We’re excited to welcome you to our New Home to experience live music by some of KEXP’s most beloved artists. You can now sign up to view these performances with a behind-the-scenes look at DJ interviews and production. Find out how you can reserve your spot at a KEXP in-studio session. Made possible in part by BECU and Delta Air Lines.
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Midnight in a Perfect World

Introducing Midnight in an Perfect World, KEXP’s weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airing Fridays at midnight starting February 21st. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Brought to you in part by New Belgium Brewing.
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KEXP’s Community Partnership Program

This year, KEXP partnered with Seattle Foundation to relaunch and expand the impact of the KEXP Community Partnership Program to achieve a new level of public engagement, awareness, and support for local nonprofits. Thank you to all non-profits who applied for our 2016 program.
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Immigrant Songs

Welcome to Immigrant Songs, a series presented and produced by KEXP, with support from The Vilcek Foundation. Through in-studio performances, interviews with local and national artists, and other written content, co-curators and DJs Darek Mazzone and Chilly will explore the immigrant experience.
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Streaming KEXP Online

We have upgraded our streaming infrastructure to serve you better. If you have any issues streaming KEXP, please try the Listen Live! links on the upper left of our homepage first. If you have any further issues, please send us an email at online-support@kexp.org.
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Podcasts

This week, Troy Nelson hosts our annual Sasquatch! Music Festival Preview on our Music That Matters podcast. Our Song of the Day podcast, selected by Cheryl Waters, features Old 97's, The Mountain Goats and Chastity Belt, and our Live Performances podcast features Kate Tempest and Dude York.
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In Studio Performances

Don't miss upcoming in-studio performances by the great artists you hear everyday on KEXP. Our schedule is updated weekly, so check back often. You can also subscribe to weekly podcasts that bring you a series of complete live in-studio sessions. Made possible in part by BECU and Delta Air Lines.
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