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KEXP reveals plans for new location and increased public engagement

Posted January 14th, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT In the coming year, beloved Seattle nonprofit radio station KEXP will move from its cramped headquarters on Dexter Avenue to a spacious new facility at Seattle Center. The new facility at the Northwest corner of Seattle Center will be a game-changer for the eclectic, cutting-edge alternative music station, allowing it to reach […]

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Beloved Northwest band Sleater-Kinney finishes its tour in Seattle

Posted December 11th, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS “Where is the love?” Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway famously asked in 1972. “Here,” riot-grrrl survivors Sleater-Kinney answer in 2014. “Right here in Seattle.” Sleater-Kinney is now ending its “No Cities to Love” tour on May 8 and 9, 2015, at Seattle’s Showbox at the Market; tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. […]

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Esme Patterson answers a Beach Boys classic in ‘The Glow’

Posted November 19th, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS In “Surf City,” the Beach Boys’ ultimate ‘60s fantasy land, cars and girls were both justly celebrated via their glorious music. What few noticed was that the boys (well, at least Boy king Brian Wilson, who incidentally co-wrote the Jan & Dean hit “Surf City”) seemed far more comfortable with cars (the, […]

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Seattle’s 107.7 The End announces new late-night EDM show

Posted November 12th, 2014 by genestout

Seattle’s 107.7 The End (KNDD-FM) has announced a new program in its specialty music lineup, the EDM-focused Saturday night segment dubbed Subtronic End. The show makes its debut from 10 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 8, and will become a staple of the station’s weekend programming. Subtronic End offers two hours of electronic dance music, […]

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Beloved Sleater-Kinney trio returns with ‘No Cities to Love’ album

Posted October 22nd, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS They were on a break! Sleater-Kinney, the Olympia-born riot-grrrl trio once aptly deemed “America’s best rock band” by venerated critic Greil Marcus, made its supposed farewell appearance eight years ago with a “ferocious performance” at Portland’s Crystal Ballroom, reviewed here. Now, after separate(d) stints in the promising Wild Flag (drummer-singer Janet Weiss […]

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