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Treefort Music Fest 2016, Day 4: San Fermin, White Denim, YACHT, Oddisee, Aesop Rock

Saturday marked Treefort Music Fest‘s busiest day with a slew of diverse acts found at every hour. On the main stage San Fermin and White Denim both brought an orchestra’s worth of sound to full crowds, while Yacht got Boise dancing like only Yacht can. Elsewhere, the Knitting Factory offered Treefort a bit of hip-hop,Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Enjoy a “short” film about The “Tallest” Man on Earth: Swedish singer-songwriter Kristian Matsson presents an eight-minute behind-the-scenes clip on the making of his latest album Dark Bird Is Home. Directors Dan Huiting and Lauren Josephine show Matsson at home and in the studio, and the musician narrates the piece in both Swedish and English.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Electropop pioneers New Order stopped by the Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night in support of their most recent release, Music Complete — their first new release in over a decade, and their first without founding bassist Peter Hook. Watch them perform the single “Singularity” below, complete with visuals from the music video projectedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Mavis Staples releases another teaser off of her February 19th album, Livin’ on a High Note, the Nick Cave written “Jesus Lay Down Beside Me” which is available below. The album, produced by M. Ward, features songs written by a variety of artists specifically for the 76-year-old R&B titan-esse, featuring credits as varied as Aloe Blacc, JustinRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Evocative Canadian artist Peaches shares a fun new video for the track “I Mean Something” off her latest album Rub, out now via I U She Music/INgrooves. In the clip, directed by Silas Howard, Peaches parties at the pool with burlesque legends Kitten Natividad, Satans Angel, Tiffany Carter, Dusty Summers, and Shannon Doah. (Sadly, althoughRead more…

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Monday Music News

Seattle’s own Duff McKagan is here to help you start the new year off right. The longtime Guns N’ Roses guitarist is releasing the book How To Be A Man (And Other Illusions), a collection of his old Seattle Weekly columns. McKagan explains, “It’s a how-to guide of things I’ve learned about life — beingRead more…

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Live Video: The Uncluded

Surprisingly, you don’t see guitars dressed up, tagged or written on very often. But the guitar that belongs to Kimya Dawson of The Uncluded is just that. It’s like a city wall full of expression. Like their artwork, the music this Rhymesayers duo, which also features Portland emcee Aesop Rock, is funny, intricate and rhythmic.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This week we have a great list of shows to tell you about. Starting the week with 3 great shows at Neptune Theatre with Sparks on Monday night, James Blake on Tuesday night, and  Purity Ring on Wednesday night. Marnie Stern, SISU, and Heavy Petting are also at Barboza. On Thursday, The Thermals, Wimps, and La Luz are at Neumos,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather seems to breaking and the shows are heating up in Seattle. This week there’s a little something for everyone. Things start off on a high note Tuesday night with Niki & The Dove, Vacationer, and Nightmare Fortress at Crocodile. Wednesday night, San Diego rockers Pinback are at Showbox at the Market, The Good Wives, Telekinesis,Read more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Tommy

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Dinosaur Jr. from our MusicFest NW broadcast at the Doug FirRead more…

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