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Little Big Show Local Music Live Reviews

Live Review: Little Big Show #19 with Perfume Genius and Briana Marela 10/21

It’s not every night that you get to enjoy the sounds of two beautiful, local artists and donate to a good cause simultaneously. KEXP’s 19th Little Big Show at the Neptune Theatre was one such exception. The show, whose proceeds benefited Lambert House, a community center in Seattle for LGBTQ you...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Creating & Booking Shows

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, and MoPOP have partnered together to present Mastering The Hustle: a new panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll be discussing ever...


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Oh My Virgin Ears! Songbook

Oh My Virgin Ears!: Billy Bragg's Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy

With Oh My Virgin Ears!, KEXP's (young) intern Gabe Pollak takes a first listen at iconic albums in music history. With singer/songwriter and author Billy Bragg visiting KEXP's Gathering Space tonight as part of of Songbook: KEXP’s Music & Literature Series, we had Gabe reflect on his first t...


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Mastering the Hustle KEXP Suggests

Learn How to Create and Book Shows at KEXP's Mastering the Hustle Workshop This Saturday

Your band has been practicing in your basement non-stop. You know your songs inside and out. Now you're ready to finally load up your gear and play a show. But where do you start? When you're first starting to play live music around town, it can be hard to get your bearings and know who to talk t...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Building Your Music Brand

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, and MoPOP have partnered together to present Mastering The Hustle: a new panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll be discussing ever...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Your Sound and Performance

Here at KEXP, we firmly believe that music matters. But we live in a world that is more awash in music than ever before. So how do you, as a musician, make your mark? How do you stand out and create a brand that will get you noticed and while still being true to your image and intent? What tools ...


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Mastering the Hustle

Mastering the Hustle: Making Money in Today's Music Economy

KEXP, Upstream Music Fest + Summit, and MoPOP have partnered together to present Mastering The Hustle: a new panel discussion with six annual events, tackling a different topic to help emerging artists make better decisions earlier in their careers. Throughout the series, we’ll be discussing ever...


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Songbook Book Reviews

Scribes Sounding Off: The Singing Earth by Barrett Martin

When most people hear the name "Barrett Martin," they immediately think of rock bands, like '90s grunge gods Screaming Trees or maybe supergroup Mad Season (which also featured members of Alice in Chains and Pearl Jam). Or maybe you flashback to 2015's Raw Power supergroup, performing on the top ...


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Local Artist Spotlight Concerts at the Mural Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Haley Heynderickx

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we’re featuring Portland songwriter Haley Heynderickx, who play Concerts at the Mural this Friday, August 11, with Telekinesis and SISTERS.


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Concerts at the Mural Local Music

Photo Gallery: Concerts at the Mural with The Helio Sequence, Summer Cannibals, COSMOS

This past week's Concert at the Mural proved to be a great kickoff to our weekly concerts at Seattle Center's Mural Amphitheater, featuring music from local acts The Helio Sequence, Summer Cannibals, and COSMOS. These bands were joined by a host of local food vendors, and an enthusiastic audience...


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Interviews Local Artist Spotlight Concerts at the Mural Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: The Helio Sequence

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we’re featuring Portland-via-Beaverton duo The Helio Sequence, who play Concerts at the Mural tonight with Summer Cannibals and COSMOS.


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Community Partnerships

Access to the Arts: Spotlight on Rain City Rock Camp for Girls

On August 1st, King County voters will have a chance to vote for Proposition 1, also known as Access for All. This fund would provide arts, science, and heritage organizations like KEXP with significant new resources to sustain existing programs, greatly expand free and reduced-price access to pr...


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