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Out This Week 1/21

2014 is off to a great start for new music! Highlights include the long-awaited sophomore release from LA band Warpaint. KEXP Music Director, Don Yates, declares it a “more subtle and minimalist take on the band’s brooding dream-pop, featuring a dark, atmospheric sound with swirling guitars and keyboards, prominent bass lines, hypnotic rhythms and etherealRead more...

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Out This Week 12/3

As the days get shorter, so do our lists of new releases, but don’t give up on 2013 just yet. You may need to revise your own Top Ten list of 2013 after you consider some of the new releases hitting record store shelves today. A definite contender: Purgatory/Paradise by Throwing Muses, their first albumRead more...

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Out This Week 11/26

While many people are compiling their year-end lists and shopping for gift-worthy deluxe reissues for the upcoming holidays, some bands are still releasing excellent new albums that you’ll want to hear before you make any final decisions. A few of this week’s releases see some KEXP favorites making interesting choices, like Austin band Shearwater, aRead more...

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Out This Week 10/22

As far as new releases go, it’s a bit of a slower week than in the past hectic month, but 2013 still holds many terrific new albums yet to be released, including quite a few just hitting stores today. Among them, is the excellent new mini-album, Fade Away, from LA duo Best Coast, which atRead more...

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Out This Week 10/15

This week’s list of new releases is far too long for us to mention them all... so here’s your shopping list in audio form. Listen to them all right now! The Avett Brothers - Another Is Waiting from Magpie and the Dandelion on American Beats Antique - Overture from A Thousand Faces - Act 1Read more...

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Out This Week 10/8

DARKSIDE, a brilliant pairing of electronic producer Nicolas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington, is getting a ton of buzz on the internet lately and in fact yesterday earned a “Best New Music” rating of 9.0 on Pitchfork. Our Music Director, Don Yates, describes their debut album, Psychic, as “a moody, entrancing blend of various downtempoRead more...

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Out This Week 10/1

A while back, a producer, a DJ and an MC, each with solid careers of their own, formed a sort of hip hop supergroup to face against rising corporate interests in their fields. Like Gorillaz, Deltron 3030 was high-concept, semi-fictional, character driven project that blew the minds of music fans of all genres, and theirRead more...

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Out This Week 9/24

Is today really the day you can get a free Nirvana tattoo? Why, yes it is. From noon to 6PM today at Seattle’s Silver Platters (and a couple of other places in the U.S.), you can get the squiggly Nirvana smiley face tattooed permanently on your body for free... well, for free if you pickRead more...

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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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