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POP Montreal Live Video: Woolworm

The POP Montreal Festival celebrates the wide variety of artists coming out of the Montreal music scene, but also features a ton of bands from across Canada as well. Releasing records since 2009, Vancouver, BC 4-piece Woolworm played a killer set of straightforward solid rock. With catchy hooks and dark, moody lyrics, Woolworm played songsRead more…

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Friday Music News

R.E.M. are celebrating the 25th anniversary of their iconic 1992 album Automatic for the People in a big way. The band is releasing a 25th-anniversary reissue featuring unreleased demos and tracks, teaming up with clothing company Paul Smith for a run of products featuring album art, song lyrics, and promo photos from the era, andRead more…

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Music That Matters: Sound Like That

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. 594 – Sound Like That Variety mix host and overallRead more…

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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Feed Embraces Psychic Energy and Otherworldly Hooks on Debut Cassette

Just off of the 99 overpass, Feed stowed themselves away in their practice space affectionately referred to as the Dank Dungeon. Armed with a Tascam 488 tape recorder, the trio of guitarist Chase Hoyt, bassist Matt Kolhede, and drummer Pat Schowe spent months crafting their self-titled debut album, out now via Kolhede’s own Help Yourself Records.Read more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Gabriel Teodros

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Carla dal Forno

Carla dal Forno is an Australian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, currently based in Berlin. Beginning in underground groups F Ingers, Tarcar, and Mole House, Carla has emerged as a distinctive solo artist, releasing her critically-acclaimed solo debut album You Know What It’s Like in 2016 on the revered label Blackest Ever Black. This past OctoberRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Recess Monkey

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week we’re highlighting Seattle children’s band Recess Monkey, who play KEXP’s Deck The Dock this Sunday from 2 to 4 PM. Making children’s music doesn’t mean sacrificing your pop sensibilities. Seattle’s Recess Monkey have a firmRead more…

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Song of the Day: Nearby – Breakers

By Annette Barlow 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 song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Breakers” by Nearby from the EP Garden Exercise,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

This Friday, Scottish band Belle and Sebastian are releasing the first EP in a series of three that they’re calling How To Solve Our Human Problems. Today the band has shared a video for the previously released single “I’ll Be Your Pilot” via TIDAL. Frontman Stuart Murdoch explained in an interview with TIDAL that heRead more…

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