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Thursday Music News

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi has shared a new solo track — stream the single “Simple Gifts” below, a take on a traditional Shaker song originally written in 1848 by Elder Joseph Brackett. This modern version will appear on the upcoming soundtrack for the movie The Circle, starring Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, and adapted fromRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

UK trio alt-J stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in support of their upcoming release, Relaxer. Watch them perform the track “In Cold Blood” with house band The Roots helping out. Relaxer is out June 2nd via Canvasback. alt-J will be LIVE on KEXP on Sunday, April 23rd; catch them live at WaMuRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

His new album Pure Comedy may be in stores now, but Father John Misty hasn’t stopped sharing new music. FJM (real name: Josh Tillman) covers the Velvet Underground classic “Who Loves the Sun” off their 1970 LP Loaded for the Mondo Boys score to Shangri-La Suite, a feature-length film from Los Angeles writer Eddie O’Keefe.Read more…

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Friday Music News

Miami-based garage rockers Jacuzzi Boys have launched a new label Mag Mag, and who better to be on their first release but the Grandfather of Punk himself, Iggy Pop. Check out the single “Asshole Blues” below, officially out April 21st as the first in a series of flexi-discs. In an interview with Rolling Stone, PopRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this week, UK trio alt-J released the single “3WW” as a video game; today, we get an actual video. Directed by Young Replicant (aka L.A.-based artist Alex Takacs), the band describe it as “a beautifully shot story of love and loss in Mexico.” The new album Relaxer is out June 2nd via Canvasback. We’reRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s Car Seat Headrest is no stranger to covers: founder/frontman Will Toledo has previously taken on tracks by Radiohead and Bowie. Today, they add another musical icon to the list: The Smiths. Listen to his lovely, acoustic cover of “That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore” below. Car Seat Headrest play a kinda-close-to-hometown show at the Sasquatch!Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Mac DeMarco shares another new track from his forthcoming album This Old Dog, out May 5th via Captured Tracks. Check out the lovely single “On the Level” below. In a statement, DeMarco explains, “This record has a lot to do with my family and my life right now and the way I’m feeling. One ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

Embed from Getty Images So, as you probably heard on KEXP last week, or read on our blog or social media, Seattle’s own Pearl Jam was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last Friday in a ceremony from the Barclays Center in New York. (KEXP’s DJ Troy Nelson was live on theRead more…

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A Conversation With Mike McCready on Seattle Channel

On Friday night, April 7th, local heroes Pearl Jam are being inducted into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Barclays Center in New York. (Other inductees include Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Tupac Shakur, and Yes.) HBO will air the event later this month on April 29th, but youRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Get ready, Seattle. Radiohead play a sold out show next door to the station at Key Arena this Saturday. And last night, at Kansas City, MO’s Sprint Center, they dug out the track “Where I End and You Begin” for the first time in nine years. Watch fan shot footage of them performing the HailRead more…

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