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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.


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KEXP at CMJ 2013, Day 2: Saint Rich

It's only a matter of time before Saint Rich, the musical brainchild of Steve Marion and Christian Peslak, becomes a household name. Beyond the Drone, their debut full-length album, was released earlier this month on Merge Records, and it'll blow you away. Before becoming a part of Saint Rich, Mari…


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CMJ Song of the Day

Song of the Day: The Dismemberment Plan - Daddy Was A Real Good Dancer

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’s featured songs come fr…


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KEXP at CMJ 2013, Day 1: The Helio Sequence

After 17 years of existence, The Helio Sequence could easily kick back in comfort as a fixture in the Pacific Northwest music scene with their successful signature indie-rock sound. Instead, the duo has been ushered into a new, full-grown style on their fifth full-length album, 2012's Negotiations,…


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KEXP at CMJ 2013, Day 1: Weekend

Brooklyn-based (formerly San Francisco) shoegaze band Weekend came into the picture at the turn of the decade with Sports, a strong introductory statement that could have seen the band go in plenty of different directions in the future. But in the form of Jinx, their sophomore step mixes dense text…


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KEXP at CMJ 2013, Day 1: Cub Sport

With a sound as sunny as their hometown of Brisbane, Australia, Cub Sport shone on stage from our CMJ broadcast this morning.


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KEXP at CMJ 2013, Day 1: Bear Ceuse

Well, that was a sure way to wake up the neighborhood! Kicking off KEXP's 2013 CMJ broadcast was New York's own Bear Ceuse, a band whose pounding drums, searing guitars, and loud, belted vocals definitely woke up the group of caffeinated New Yorkers who gathered at Judson Memorial Church for their …


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KEXP at CMJ 2013 begins!

KEXP's broadcast during the 2013 CMJ Music Marathon kicks off today. Today through Friday, October 18t, from 9AM to 5PM Seattle time, you'll hear performances from Eleanor Friedberger, The Helio Sequence, HAERTS, The Dismemberment Plan and many others, live from Judson Memorial Church.


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Sub Pop 30th Anniversary Count-Up

In 2018, KEXP celebrated the 30th anniversary of local record label Sub Pop with a four-month retrospective, "counting up" every catalog number in their vast discography of over 1,200 releases. Dig into the archives of our catalog coverage, featuring in-depth coverage on the history of their releases.


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