THE LATEST FROM KIXI RADIO

Seafair Hydro Race Day on KIXI!

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  KIXI is your official Seafair Hydroplane race day radio broadcast station!  Tune in to AM 880, or 106.9FM HD-2, or live stream www.kixi.com on all your devices, on race day  Sunday August 7th at 10AM.  Catch all of the day’s hydro action, along with race team interviews, special features – and the always exciting race calls of the day’s …

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Mercer Island Summer Celebration (07-10-16)

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The KIXI crew couldn’t get enough of Mercer Island Summer Celebration, so we came out to the last day of the festival to provide our listeners with oldies but goodies, and Plinko with the chance to win retro CDs!

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MUSIC NEWS

New Vinyl Box Set Featuring Most of Sting’s Solo Albums to Be Released in September

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A&M/Interscope RecordsIn advance of Sting‘s recently announced studio album, 57th & 9th, the ex-Police frontman will release a career-spanning box set called Sting: The Studio Collection on September 30 that gathers together 180-gram vinyl editions of eight of his solo records. The package spans from the singer/songwriter’s 1985 solo debut, The Dream of the Blue Turtles, through the 2013 companion …

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Foghat’s Roger Earl Says New Album Is a Nod to Musical Styles, Attitudes that Have Influenced His Band

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Foghat RecordsVeteran boogie rockers Foghat released a new studio album called Under the Influence last month. Founding drummer Roger Earl says his wife and the group’s manager suggested the title after hearing the band members discussing their concept for the album. “We were talking about what sort of attitude we want to have on the record,” Earl tells ABC Radio. …

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David Bowie Nominated Posthumously for Four MTV Video Music Awards

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© Jimmy KingThe nominations for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards have been revealed, and making a surprising appearance alongside various contemporary pop, rock, R&B and hip-hop acts in several categories is the late David Bowie. Two of the influential rocker’s clips, “Blackstar” and “Lazarus,” received a total of four nods in various “professional” categories. The video for “Blackstar,” the …

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Plaintiff Who Lost Infringement Case Involving in Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” Launches Appeal

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Dave J Hogan/Getty ImagesAn appeal has been filed in the copyright-infringement lawsuit involving Led Zeppelin‘s “Stairway to Heaven” one month after a Los Angeles jury ruled that the band’s Robert Plant and Jimmy Page did not steal the opening of their classic song from the 1968 Spirit tune “Taurus.” The Wrap reports that Michael Skidmore, who initiated the suit and …

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