Each week, The Morning Show's DJ John Richards from KEXP 90.3 FM makes recommendations to help us sort through the many incredible options for live music in Seattle's music scene.

This is KEXP's list of the Music that Matters for the week of 11/21.

LIVE MUSIC

  • WED 11/22 Hibou - Neumos - This Seattle based electro-pop band is the alias of Peter Michel. He recorded half of his self-titled debut in his parent's home.
  • FRI 11/24 Black Pistol Fire - Barboza - This duo's fifth album of dirty blues called "Deadbeat Graffiti" came out earlier this fall.
  • FRI 11/24 Mogwai - The Showbox - This moody Scottish post-rock band came out with their ninth album "Every Country's Sun" in September.
  • FRI 11/24 & SAT 11/25 Polyrhythmics - The Tractor - This Seattle based band is an 8-piece funk, soul and afrobeat instrumental band. Their latest album is called "Caldera."

LIVE PERFORMANCES AT KEXP (FREE)

  • FRI 11/24 - Mogwai - 12:00 p.m. (LISTEN ONLY)
  • MON 11/27 - Hobosexual - 9:30 a.m.
  • See the lineup and the full KEXP schedule here.

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