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Three Reasons to Make the Expedition to Everett for Fisherman’s Music Festival

KEXP provides three very big reasons to head to Everett for Fisherman's Village Music Festival this weekend May 19-21st


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R.I.P. Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins

The band was currently on tour in South America. Hawkins was 50.


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Introducing Hello Mary, Your Favorite Band’s Favorite New Band

Harnessing elements of shoegaze, indie, and alt-rock, the Brooklyn trio’s dense soundscapes nod to the ‘90s while simultaneously embracing distinct modernism.


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R.I.P. Mark Lanegan

The Seattle icon died this morning at his home in Killarney, Ireland.


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Okey Dokey Take a Dark Turn on Remix of Petite Amie's "Elektro" (KEXP Premiere)

Nashville's Okey Dokey share their interpretation of Mexico City five-piece Petite Amie's "Elektro" for new remix EP


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Not Your Parents' Bumbershoot: Steven Severin on the Future of Seattle's Long-Running Music & Arts Festival

A new group has been chosen to take over Seattle's Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Co-organizer Steven Severin talks about how they want to make tickets more affordable, less dependent on big name headliners, and they want the festival to go beyond just Labor Day weekend.


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Freakout and The Crocodile Announce New Two-Day Festival The Freakout Weekender

Freakout Records and The Crocodile announce the Freakout Weekender on April 1st and 2nd featuring over 40 artists from around the globe


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R.I.P. DJ Luvva J

Jose “DJ Luvva J” Salvador Gutierrez, Jr. died from COVID-19 complications on Friday, November 5th, in Lacey, WA.


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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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