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 4/24.


  • WED 4/25 - Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - The Crocodile - Their debut full length Hope Downs comes out in June on Sub Pop.
  • THUR 4/26 - Khruangbin - Neumos - The Houston band's name is Thai for "airplane". Their second album Con Todo El Mundo came out this year.
  • FRI 4/27 - Casper Skulls - Victory Lounge - The Toronto band's debut full length Mercy Works came out last fall.
  • FRI 4/27 - Dessa - The Neptune - The rapper and spoken word artist is a member of the indie hip hop collective Doomtree. Her new album is called Chime.
  • FRI 4/27 - Wild Child - The Crocodile - Wild Child is an indie pop band from Austin. Their new album is called Expectations.
  • FRI 4/27 - The Fratellis - The Showbox - The Fratellis fifth album In Your Own Sweet Time is out now.


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