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Wednesday Music News

Baltimore synthpop trio Future Islands have an undeniable ’80s influence, so who better than Vince Clarke, frontman of Erasure and former member of Depeche Mode, to remix them? Clarke takes the track “Doves” from the band’s most recent release, Singles, and transforms it into a smooth dance-club sensation worthy of an asymmetrical hair-do. Check itRead more...

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Out This Week 8/5

Oh, hey, did you hear there’s a new album out this week from Spoon? KEXP has been, understandably, excited for the latest release from this veteran band (watch an exclusive nine-song set from the band that we aired on The Midday Show on KEXP earlier today). KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes, “this veteran AustinRead more...

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Song of the Day: Pets - Dream City

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with DJ Kevin Cole, is “Dream City” by PetsRead more...

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Monday Music News

This is old news to you if you were listening to The Morning Show on KEXP this morning when DJ John Richards presented the world radio debut, but today we’ve got a new song from local faves Deep Sea Diver. Frontwoman Jessica Dobson stopped by the station this morning to share the track “One ByRead more...

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Live Video: Lee Fields and the Expressions

It’s only fitting that he’s on a record label called Truth & Soul Records, because that’s exactly the kind of music the legendary Lee Fields creates. The 63-year-old music veteran is still going strong after 43 years in the business, and his most recent release, Emma Jean, is just as vital as ever. “I waitedRead more...

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KEXP Suggests: Vibrations Festival 2014

It’s a great weekend for FREE, all ages outdoor concerts (the other being tonight’s kick-off show of the Concerts at the Mural series, that is): Seattle vintage-clothing/art-gallery/all-ages-venue Cairo is throwing their annual Vibrations Festival this Sunday, August 3rd at the Amphitheater in Volunteer Park.

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Thursday Music News

’90s-revivalists Speedy Ortiz go all the way back to the ’70s for their cover of the Sibylle Baier song “Lost Something In The Hills.” The obscure German folk-singer had recorded songs at home on a reel-to-reel recorder, and when none other than J Mascis got his hands on a copy, he helped Baier’s son getRead more...

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Live Video: Hundred Waters

The latest release from Hundred Waters is one of the biggest surprises to wash up on the musical shores this year. Two years ago, the Florida-based band became the first act to sign with Skrillex’s OWSLA record label, but they take his trademark EDM-sound to celestial heights on their latest release, The Moon Rang LikeRead more...

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Video Premiere: Joe Henry - Slide

Late last year, legendary singer/songwriter Joe Henry stepped into the KEXP studios, where he debuted a couple new songs from his then-untitled thirteenth album. Today, KEXP is proud to share the video debut of “Slide,” a track from that album, now titled Invisible Hour, released last month on his own label, Work Song. As heRead more...

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Song of the Day: Sharon Van Etten - Taking Chances

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with DJ Cheryl Waters, is “Taking Chances” by SharonRead more...

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