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Throwaway Style: The Deafening Amalgamation of Big Bite

A Seattle underground supergroup of sorts, Big Bite take most of the best parts of Northwest rock music, stir them all around, and kick them up along with a cloud of dust. Their eponymous debut full-length is indicative of both their alchemy and ability to veer away from formula.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (6/8)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from ThunderpussyFatoumata Diawara, A$AP Rocky, and more.


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Throwaway Style Local Music Album Reviews

Throwaway Style: Skulls Example and the Return of Dear Nora

On the first new full-length under the beloved Dear Nora moniker in almost twelve years, Katy Davidson's songs are as riveting and alluring as they've ever been.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Live Reviews

Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2018: Day Three Recap

Featuring sets from The Flaming Lips, The True Loves, Murder City Devils, Kamaiyah, and more.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Live Reviews

Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2018: Day Two Recap

Featuring sets from TacocaT, Zola Jesus, Great Grandpa, Lushloss, and more.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Live Reviews

Upstream Music Fest + Summit 2018: Day One Recap

Featuring sets from Miguel, Little Dragon, Kyle Craft, Grace Love, Colleen Green, Mirah, and more.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Live Reviews

Upstream 2018: Maps & Atlases at Little London Plane (6/1)

The Barsuk band marks the release of their latest album Lightlessness Is Nothing New with a live performance during KEXP's live broadcast from Upstream Music Fest + Summit at Little London Plane.


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Live Reviews

Live Review: David Byrne at The Paramount Theater 5/24

David Byrne and stellar 12-piece band offer strong mixture of political commentary, Talking Heads favorites at The Paramount Theater.


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Live Reviews

Live Review: Iceage and Jenny Hval 5/10

Iceage and Jenny Hval perform at Nordic Heritage Center, May 10, 2018.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (5/25)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates shares brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from ThunderpussyFatoumata Diawara, A$AP Rocky, and more.


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Local Artist Spotlight Local Music Album Reviews

Local Artist Spotlight: Whitney Ballen

The Issaquah singer/songwriter vacillates between squall and sparsity in her detailed and heartbreaking work. Ahead of her Upstream Music Fest performance on Sunday, June 3rd, we take a look at singular and emotive work.


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Album Reviews

New Music Reviews (5/18)

Each week KEXP's Music Director Don Yates and DJ Alex Ruder share brief insights on new and upcoming releases. See what's coming up this week below, including reviews for new releases from Parquet CourtsCourtney Barnett, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, and more.


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