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Watch Rokia Traoré Perform Three Songs on KEXP

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Malian musician Rokia Traoré has gained international acclaim with her latest album Beautiful Africa, a collection of rock-infused tracks that recall the type of music that first inspired her.

And during a trip through North America, Traoré stopped into Seattle’s KEXP studios to play a few new songs, including “Sarama,” which is a praise song to Malian women partly sung in English, and “Kèlè Mandi.”

Watch the entire performance after the jump and visit her official website for more information. (more…)

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Temples Perform Set for KEXP

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During a recent west coast jaunt, UK pyschedelic rock band Temples dropped by KEXP Studios in Seattle to perform a short set of songs off 2014′s Sun Structures.

Watch the performance and an interview below.

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Daughter Brings Dreamy Pop to KEXP

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When U.K. indie folk-rock band Daughter was promoting their debut full-length album If You Leave in the States earlier this year, they stopped by Seattle’s KEXP studios to play a few new tracks.

Two of those were the dreamily haunting ”Smother” and “Human,” both of which feature frontwoman Elena Tonra’s ethereal vocal talents.

Watch both performances after the jump and visit Daughter’s official Facebook page for more information. (more…)

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Watch the Walkmen Perform Live in Seattle

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The Walkmen were recently featured on the fifth Little Big Show, an event sponsored by KEXP, Starbucks and STG to benefit Seattle’s arts organizations.

The band shared the bill with Father John Misty, and all of the proceeds from ticket sales were donated to a local non-profit.

Watch the footage of the Walkmen playing the title track off their 2012 album Heaven after the jump and check out their official website for more information. (more…)

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Watch The Young Evils’ KEXP Performance During Bumbershoot

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During Seattle’s Bumbershoot festival this summer, local upstarts the Young Evils were featured in KEXP’s music lounge.

The band’s Foreign Spells EP was released this past June as a follow-up to 2010′s Enchanted Chapel, and the Young Evils performed tracks off both efforts in addition to a new track titled “Crime Scene A-Go Go.”

Watch the full show in the video below and visit the Young Evils’ official website for more information.

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