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Iceland Airwaves Live Reviews

Iceland Airwaves 2018: Tribute to Jóhann Jóhannsson at Mengi in Reykjavik

KEXP shares videos and reflections from a tribute to the late Icelandic composer, filmed during our 2018 trek to Reykjavik.

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Live Reviews

Live Review: Bon Iver and TU Dance at The Paramount 12/5

Two of KEXP's writers go back and forth on the latest multimedia art project conceived by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the TU Dance collective.

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Live Reviews

Live Review: Meklit at Columbia City Theater (11/29)

Meklit and Diana Gameros bring a powerful night of music to Seattle and Wo Pop DJ Assistant Emily Slider was on the scene.

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Live Reviews

Live Review: Levitation France (9/21-22)

KEXP's Skyler Locatelli reflects on his trip to Angers, France and details the psych-rock odysseys he embarked on abroad.

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Throwaway Style Local Music Live Reviews

Throwaway Style: On Civic Pride and the Sonics Performing in Tacoma

This past Sunday evening, the legendary Tacoma band The Sonics played their first hometown show in six years. Martin Douglas explores their influence from the perspective of his twenty years as a Tacoma resident.

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Capitol Hill Block Party Live Reviews

Wading Through the Vape Clouds: Recapping Capitol Hill Block Party 2018

Looking back at this year's fest, including sets from Dude York, Father John Misty, Parisalexa, Bully, and more.

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Local Music Live Reviews

Live Review: Death Cab For Cutie, Khu.éex', and The Black Tones at The Paramount 6/23

A free show for The Paramount's 90th anniversary highlight a changing Seattle from one of its most stable and established musical landmarks.

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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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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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