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Music that Matters: Radio Kids

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 547 – Radio Kids For her first mix of 2017,Read more…

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KEXP Presents: The 17th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Party

This Sunday, January 15th, KEXP is proud to present the 17th Annual Expansions MLK Unity Party, taking place this year at the Northwest African American Museum! The celebration begins at 6:00 PM and will be all ages from 6:00 – 9:00 PM, with the LIVE Broadcast happening from 9:00 PM to Midnight and the partyRead more…

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Friday Music News

While on a recent tour down under, Phantogram turned out a Radiohead cover for Australian radio station Triple J’s Like a Version series. Hear their take on the 2007 In Rainbows track “Weird Fishes/Arpeggi” below. The New York duo of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter are continuing to tour in support of last year’s LP,Read more…

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Song of the Day: SISTERS – Buck

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 selection, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Buck” by Seattle duoRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Back in 2014, legendary shoegaze greats Slowdive reunited for a performance at Barcelona’s Primavera Sound Festival. With their peers Ride and Lush both reuniting after two years and writing new music, it’s no surprise that Slowdive have done the same. Stream the track “Star Roving” below, their first new music in 22 years. Via aRead more…

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Review Revue: Jimmy and the Mustangs

Jimmy and the Mustangs might be lovely people without a bone of misogyny in their bodies (they did, according to their “I swear a member of the band didn’t write this” Wikipedia page, make their live debut opening up for the Go-Go’s), but there are a few things about their debut album, Hey Little Girl,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Little Children – (we used to feel) Higher

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 selection, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “(we used to feel)Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s looking like we’ll have a new Arcade Fire album in 2017! Drummer Jeremy Gara confirmed to Red Bull Poland that they’ve finished recording all the tracks for the new LP, and it “should come out this year.” He adds, the band are “still mixing and trying to decide which songs will end up onRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Michael Mayer

Michael Mayer is an internationally renowned electronic producer, DJ, and in-demand remixer, as well as a co-founder of the influential German label Kompakt Records. Based in Cologne, Mayer works under his own name and as one-half of SuperMayer, consistently displaying under either guise his refined mixture of tech-house and cerebral pop. His latest solo album,Read more…

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Song of the Day: La Sera – Queens

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 selection, featured on The Morning Show with John Richards, is “Queens” by La SeraRead more…

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