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Friday Music News

French producer Madeon teamed up with Passion Pit for his new single “Pay No Mind” and today they’ve shared the futuristic music video. The track will be featured on his upcoming debut album Adventure (out March 31). Passion Pit will release their new album Kindred on April 21. [Pitchfork]

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Video Premiere: Bod – Gigantor

Seattle band Bod flex their musical muscles on their debut EP, Party Drug. KEXP is excited to present the worldwide premiere of their video for the opening track “Gigantor,” which you can stream below. Bod formed in late 2013, comprised of members of BOAT, Cumulus, Oberhofer, and Slowwave. With a lineage as diverse as that,Read more…

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Friday On My Mind: International Cash Day!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Yes. You read correctly. While we may all still be reeling from International Clash Day from last week, next Thursday, February 26th,Read more…

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Agitated Atmosphere: Sam Prekop – The Republic

As major labels continue to exist behind the times, artists and labels with little capital and lesser reputations are producing some of the most innovative, interesting, and inspiring music. Whether it’s creating a new niche in digital technology or looking to once obsolete formats, Agitated Atmosphere hopes to pull back the curtain on a wealthRead more…

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Song of the Day: Bread & Butter – Shoot My Mouth Off

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 Kevin Cole, is “Shoot My Mouth” by SeattleRead more…

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Thursday Music News

It’s one of the greatest animated tie-ins since “Do the Bartman”: local ladies Sleater-Kinney team up with Fox’s animated series Bob’s Burgers for the video for the track “A New Wave.” Watch what happens when oldest daughter Tina Belcher plays her copy of No Cities To Love in her bedroom boombox. The live-action version ofRead more…

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Review Revue: The Mighty Lemon Drops – World Without End

In 1988, Wolverhampton’s The Mighty Lemon Drops (one of two bands from that particular English city that I’ve heard of, the other being the mighty Slade) released their third album in three years, 1988’s World Without End, on Sire Records. They remained relatively prolific until their final dissolution in 1992 (six albums in seven yearsRead more…

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Album Review: Ibeyi – Ibeyi

2015 has now officially seen its first perfect debut of the year, and the award goes to Ibeyi. Last year, we got a wonderful double A-side introduction to the twin duo of Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Diaz with the Oya EP, together with “River”. Now, we have a full 46 minutes of pure magic and mysteryRead more…

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Song of the Day: JD McPherson – Let The Good Times Roll

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 Kevin Cole, is “Let The Good Times Roll”Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Jack White brings the same creative inventiveness he does to his Third Man Records releases to his new music video for “Black Bat Licorice.” With a push of the “3” or “B” key, you can switch back and forth between three different interpretations of the interactive video: an animated version, a live-action version, or justRead more…

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