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Out This Week 9/17

No doubt you’ve noticed that we’re in midst of our 2013 Fall Fundraising Drive. We are asking you to support listener powered radio so that we can continue to bring you the features and programming that you love. One of the services we offer regularly is our weekly roundup of new releases, where we gatherRead more...

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Out This Week 9/10

The kids may be off to school but former teen group Arctic Monkeys is all grown up. Now on their fifth full-length, out this week, the British-born, LA-based band have left behind any brattiness for what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “a slower, thicker and more atmospheric rock sound, while also adding more R&B,Read more...

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Out This Week 9/3

Back to school, back to work, back to record shopping. This post-Labor Day week, it’s time to get off your duffs and get back out into the world. To get you motivated is a handful of fantastic new releases, many of which you’ll find getting major spins on the KEXP airwaves. Among them, is theRead more...

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Out This Week 8/27

We know you’re probably hoping to catch your breath, and rest your wallet, after last week‘s budget-busting list of new releases, but we can’t wait for you to hear the killer albums out this week. Topping the list are four albums already in KEXP’s heavy rotation, including the anticipated debut LP from AlunaGeorge, who’ve beenRead more...

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Out This Week 8/20

Vacation’s over, folks. Those last several weeks of light weekly lists with barely a handful of worthwhile new releases are no more. Time to get back to record shopping in earnest. And this week is a doozy! Topping the list is the tenth album from veteran Chapel Hill, NC, group Superchunk. Released on the labelRead more...

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Out This Week 8/13

Our live guests today, The Moondoggies, have one of this week’s top new releases with their excellent third LP, Adios I’m a Ghost. The Seattle band has long been a KEXP favorite, and their fans certainly won’t stop loving them after hearing their latest, which our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “a beautifully crafted setRead more...

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Out This Week 8/6

As the days grow shorter, the list of exciting new albums seems to grow longer. Though none of the big year-end blockbusters are out yet, there’s a lot to choose from on the new release shelves at your favorite record store, including the latest from Moderat. This second LP by the collaboration of Berlin duoRead more...

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Out This Week 7/30

Another light summer week of new releases, but there’s a handful hitting shelves today that you’ll definitely want to check out. Portland singer-songwriter Alela Diane tops the list with her fourth album of heartbreaking (and broken) folk-pop, highlighting her rich voice and often personal lyrics. Dead Confederate frontman T. Hardy Morris strips back his band’sRead more...

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Out This Week 7/23

What better way to get out of the sun than to spend a bit of time digging crates at your local record shop? While the summer weeks tend to be slow for new releases, you’ll find plenty of excellent new albums in stores this week. Among them is the second album from Seattle’s Shelby Earl,Read more...

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Out This Week 7/16

While it’s a fairly slow summer week for new releases, there are definitely some terrific Northwest releases to get you shopping at your favorite record store today. In the past three years between their second and third albums, Seattle’s Feral Children seem to have grown into men... wild men, sure... but more fully fledged asRead more...

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