Friday Music News

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  • KEXP is celebrating Blue Friday as the Seattle Seahawks head to Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2nd, and in the spirit of the Seattle sound, the Seahawks have shared interviews with local musicians Macklemore, Chris Cornell, Ann Wilson, Duff McKagan, and Jerry Cantrell, along with additional celebrity supporters, actors Rainn Wilson and Joel McHale, and chef Mario Batali. []

  • Last night, Dum Dum Girls took the stage on the Late Show With David Letterman to perform the single “Rimbaud Eyes” off their latest Sub Pop release, Too True. Watch their performance below, and catch them on Saturday, April 5th at Neumos. [Pitchfork]

  • And set your DVR: Nadezhda “Nadya” Tolokonnikova and Maria “Masha” Alekhina of Pussy Riot will make their first North American trip since being freed from Russian prison, including a Tuesday, February 4th stop on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report. The duo will also speak at Amnesty International’s Bringing Human Rights Home concert in Brooklyn on February 5th. Keep up with all the musical television guests with KEXP’s TV Eye column. [Consequence of Sound]
  • St. Vincent has shared the first video from her upcoming self-titled album, out February 25th on Loma Vista. Directed by Chino Moya, a press release describes the video for “Digital Witness” as “St. Vincent commanding a surreal and futuristic world in which action is synchronized, replicated and repeated.” St. Vincent is playing Wednesday, March 26th at the Moore Theatre. [Stereogum]

  • Spanish band Delorean have shared two remixes of their track “Unhold” — one by Mas Ysa, and one from themselves. Hear them both below, and tune in to KEXP on Tuesday, February 11th to hear them live on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters. They’ll play later that night at Barboza. [Stereogum]

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