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Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Emma Lee Toyoda

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle indie rock songwriter Emma Lee Toyoda, ...


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Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Hanssen

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle electronic producer Hanssen, performing...


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Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Ruler

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle indie rocker Ruler, performing Saturday, May 13 on the Barsuk stage.


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Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: MASZER

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features pysch-rock outfit MASZER, performing Thursday, May 11 on the Tractor stage.


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Interviews Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Sashay

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle queercore act Sashay, performing Friday...


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Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: ZELLi

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, a Northwest regionally focused festival with over 300 acts, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle rapper ZELLi, performing Friday, May 12.


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Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Guayaba

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Bremerton, Wash. rapper Guayaba, performing Thursday, May 11 on the TUF stage.


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Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Ole Tinder

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features Seattle country outfit Ole Tinder, performing Friday, May 12 on the Macefield stage.


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Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: Kirt Debique

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be featuring a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today’s post features edgy beat-maker Kirt Debique, performing Friday, May 12 on the Brick Lane Records Stage.


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Interviews Local Artist Spotlight Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music

Local Artist Spotlight: COSMOS

Leading up until the Upstream Music Fest + Summit, KEXP will be spotlighting a new local artist from the lineup with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. Today's post features Seattle hip-hop collective COSMOS, performing Thursday, May 11 on the Sound Off! stage.


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music Song of the Day

Song of the Day: J GRGRY - Cave Birds

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 DJ’s think you should hear.  Today’s song, featured on the...


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Upstream Music Fest + Summit Local Music Daily Roundups

Upstream Music Fest + Summit: Full Lineup Announced

On May 11-13, Upstream Music Fest + Summit will descend upon Pioneer Square with over 300 local and national acts. Back in February, the first wave of artists whet our appetites with names like Flying Lotus, AlunaGeorge, Shabazz Palaces, Beat Connection and Snarky Puppy. Now it's finally here — t...


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