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Wednesday Music News

While we wait for a new Parquet Courts full-length, the boys from Brooklyn tease fans with two split 7″ releases instead. Today, they unveil a collaboration with Vermont artist Joey Pizza Slice (which is a GREAT name, btw): only 500 copies will be pressed of this August 11th release via Wharf Cat. On August 14th,Read more…

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Song Premiere: Telekinesis – In A Future World

If you were just listening to The Morning Show on KEXP, hopefully you caught the world premiere of this new track from Seattle’s own Telekinesis (a.k.a. Michael Benjamin Lerner). And if not, check it out below:

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Out This Week 6/16

This week’s highlights include the latest from Hudson Mohawke. The Scottish producer, a.k.a. Ross Birchard, shares his sophomore full-length, and KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release “finds him bringing a bit more restraint to his maximalist blend of various electronic styles with R&B and hip hop, with songs ranging from anthemic hip hopRead more…

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Song Premiere: Say Hi – Creatures of the Night

KEXP is delighted to sink our fangs into the worldwide premiere of a new track from Seattle’s own Say Hi, a.k.a. Eric Elbogen. Elbogen follows up his 2006 vampire concept album Impeccable Blahs with the sun-shy sequel, Bleeders Digest, a continuation on the exploration of their lives, through song. Today’s debut is appropriately titled “CreaturesRead more…

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Monday Music News

Ben Gibbard continues his campaign against L.A. with the Death Cab for Cutie video for “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive.” The clip for the latest Kintsugi single features the band on a celebrity-sighting tour bus with Gibbard as the reluctant tour guide. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Gibbard explains, “For every great thing aboutRead more…

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Thursday Music News

For the first time ever, First Aid Kit got to perform their hit single “Emmylou” for none other than Emmylou Harris herself, and, not surprisingly, it was an emotional affair. Harris was in Sweden to accept the Polar Music Prize (described as “the Noble Prize of Music”). Klara Söderberg, half of the sibling duo, said,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Both Mac DeMarco and Run the Jewels filmed sessions for the Black Cab Sessions video series — sadly, not together, but it’s still pretty darn great. Watch our gap-toothed friend perform a solo acoustic version of “The Way You’d Love Her” off his forthcoming Another One, and see El-P and Killer Mike (with vocalist Boots)Read more…

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Out This Week 6/9

It’s finally here: the long-awaited sophomore release from KEXP’s Iceland discovery Of Monsters & Men! The album was co-produced by the band and Los Angeles-based producer Rich Costey who’s worked with artists such as Sigur Rós, Death Cab for Cutie, and The Shins, just to name a very few. (And tune in to The AfternoonRead more…

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Monday Music News

Aw man, not again! On Friday night, after The Replacements‘ performance at Primavera Porto in Barcelona, Spain, frontman Paul Westerberg said it would be the last time they’d play together. (The band first formed in 1979, and first broke up in 1991, before their 2012 reunion.) Westerberg told the audience the band had skipped soundcheckRead more…

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Live Video: Waxahatchee

In the liner notes of her latest album, Ivy Tripp, Katie Crutchfield — better known by her recording alias Waxahatchee — has a photo of none other than Dolly Parton. She laughed when KEXP DJ Stevie Zoom asked her about it. “I have Dolly everywhere I go,” she smiled. Like Parton, the Alabama-born Crutchfield isRead more…

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