Category Archives: Music News

Thursday Music News

The rollout of new Arcade Fire begins! And it truly couldn’t happen at a better time. Stream the single “I Give You Power” below, which features guest vocals from legendary vocalist and civil rights activist Mavis Staples. The track is a Tidal exclusive (a company Win Butler and Régine Chassagne are part-owners of). All proceedsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

As we mentioned earlier this month, Seattle’s own Soundgarden are set to reissue their 1988 debut LP Ultramega OK. Like previous reissues, it’ll come bundled with cool previously unreleased bonus tracks, like this early demo of “Beyond the Wheel.” Sub Pop explains, “The [early versions] were recorded in 1987 on 8-track tape by Jack EndinoRead more…

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Monday Music News

Radiohead are coming to Seattle! Following the Coachella announcement earlier this year, the guys have revealed some additional U.S. tour dates, including a Saturday, April 8th stop at Key Arena. Sure would be easy for them to walk next door to KEXP and hang out. Anyway! Keep it tuned to KEXP all day as weRead 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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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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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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Tuesday Music News

We’re weeks away from the release of the new Cloud Nothings album, Life Without Sound, and here’s another sneak peek with a video for the track “Internal World.” Director Jonny Look provides an instructional clip from the “Department of Human Being Assimilation,” which may or may not help the lizard people who will inevitably walkRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s been a year since the release of David Bowie‘s Blackstar, the #1 Album of 2016, as voted on by KEXP listeners. And to mark what would have been his 70th birthday, an EP has been released featuring some of the last songs this musical icon recorded, including “No Plan”, “Killing a Little Time”, “WhenRead more…

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Friday Music News

The timing of this couldn’t be more perfect with David Bowie‘s 70th birthday (and sadly, the anniversary of his passing) right around the corner: listen to a cover of “Sorrow” from Jenny Lewis below, which is actually a cover of a cover since it’s originally by The McCoys, but then popularized by Bowie on 1973’sRead more…

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Thursday Music News

New music from The Shins is here! Check out the first single “Name For You” below, from the album Heartworms out March 10th via Aural Apothecary/Columbia. Well, actually the second single: the band shared the track “Dead Alive” last year during Halloween, ’cause with a title like that, you pretty much have to. [Under theRead more…

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