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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Savoir Adore at Johnny Brenda’s, Kyle Craft at Boot and Saddle, The Danger O’s at Ortlieb’s

Savoir Adore | photo via Facebook

Brooklyn electro-pop band Savoir Adore headlines Johnny Brenda’s tonight, after just yesterday releasing their new album The Love That Remains. One of its singles, “Giants,” took off earlier this year and can be found below. The band’s come a long way since their 2008 debut, especially considering they formed because of a dare. Also playing tonight are The Wild Wild and Paperwhite. For more details on the show, stop by the XPN Concert Calendar.  Continue reading →

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Free At Noon Flashback: Kyle Craft brings his ragtime rock to World Cafe Live

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Kyle Craft | Photo by Cameron Pollack for WXPN | cameronpollackphotography.com

As Kyle Craft kicked off his Free At Noon set Friday, the man in front of me took ten seconds to record a quick video of the Portland-based, Louisiana-bred musician. But when he went to caption the video to inform his Snapchat followers of whose music he was taking in, the man typed “Kyle Graft.” He even made the font extra large, adding further reason to suspect it wasn’t an unnoticed error — he most likely thought Craft’s name actually started with the letter G. (On the other hand, it’s pretty rad that a guy comes out to see a band he doesn’t know that well, on a Friday afternoon, just to discover new music!) Continue reading →

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Lost Time: Tacocat LIVE, King Gizzard and Kyle Craft on the Indie Rock Hit Parade!

Tacocat | photo by Michael Lavine, courtesy of the artist
Tacocat | photo by Michael Lavine, courtesy of the artist

The Indie Rock Hit Parade returns to the studio tonight at 11pm ET on WXPN! Listen right after Land of the Lost with Robert Drake for an all-new two-hour show featuring our first IRHP Live Session of 2016! The Seattle band Tacocat are our guests, and they’ll play songs from their extra fun and fizzy new album Lost Time, live in our studio! Be sure to listen for our Weekly Album Spotlight on the heady new record from Australian psych-freaks King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Nonagon Infinity. As if that weren’t enough for you (which it isn’t, I know), we’ll hear a few of these new tracks in the mix as well:

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