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Song of the Gay: Adult Mom – Survival

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. All this week we are celebrating Seattle Pride and PrideFest 2017 by featuring all LGBTQRead more…

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Music That Matters: Shadow Expert

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. 569 – Shadow Expert Silver, sweet, and spectral tones fillRead more…

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Friday Music News

After an elaborate ad campaign for Arcade Fire‘s new single “Creature Comfort” that included a fictitious cereal ad for Creature Comfort Cereal and then placing said cereal boxes around Dublin for a game of Find The Cereal and Get Into the Afterparty, they finally released the actual song along with a video. The video featuresRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Peace & Red Velvet

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we are featuring artists performing during Block Party at The Station, this Saturday, June 17 in Beacon Hill. There have been plenty of couples making music together in the history of modern music, but it’s hardRead more…

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KEXP Celebrates Juneteenth on Sunday 6/18

lovelies.. last years celebration of ‘juneteenth, was so well received, kexp is proud to announce that we’ll continue to honor a now annual tradition with a day of programming that honors and celebrates our journey from the darkest days of the middle passage from africa to our full blossom in this land our home. fromRead more…

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Song of the Day: Emma Lee Toyoda – Nünü

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Nünü” by Seattle’s Emma Lee Toyoda,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Tomorrow, reunited shoegaze legends Ride will release Weather Diaries, their first album in 21 years. And today, they’ve shared a new video for their single “All I Want.” Director Jade Mortimer relied on simplicity and detailed camera work for the video, which is mostly centered around a man slow-motion running cut between shots of theRead more…

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Review Revue: The Smiths – Strangeways, Here We Come

Pulling this album from my digital pile of photos brought up an interesting (to me, anyway) bit of synchronicity. The last time I posted about the Smiths, I wasn’t yet a father – being an adoptive dad, I didn’t even know that I would have a son in a matter of weeks.  Now I haveRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight and Album Premiere: CHARMS Grapple with 21st Century Anxiety on Human Error

Droning feedback. Static. The mechanical thrust of distorted, blown out drums. These are the first few sounds you hear on CHARMS’ debut album, Human Error, out June 16 on Killroom Records (which you can stream below). Even before the song descends into a flurry of manic, sharp riffs and guttural synthesizer wallops, these first fewRead more…

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Song of the Day: Poliça – Still Counts (feat. Spank Rock)

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Still Counts (feat. Spank Rock)” by Poliça,Read more…

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