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Friday Music News

Portland psychedelic rockers The Dandy Warhols have shared “You Are Killing Me,” their latest music since their 2012 album, This Machine. This track is the band’s first release since signing with their new label Dine Alone Records. “You Are Killing Me” is a catchy rock number with an old school sound. Here’s hoping that theyRead more…

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Music That Matters: Shake Shake

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 490 – Shake Shake Midday Show host Cheryl Waters presentsRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s been over four years since Fleet Foxes dominated KEXP’s Top Albums of 2011 countdown, and we haven’t heard much from them since frontman Robin Pecknold left Seattle for Columbia University in New York. But, over the holiday weekend, he shared a cover of the 1956 single “Out of Sight, Out of Mind” by doo-wopRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Danish psych-pop band Mew returned this year with their sixth full-length, +/-, and today they share a fantastical video for the track “Making Friends.” Frontman Jonas Bjerre told Under the Radar, “The video is inspired by copper lithographs, imaginary friends, and Italian horror movie posters from the 70’s. The backgrounds, although hardly recognizable, are shotRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Brittany Howard, the powerhouse frontwoman of Alabama Shakes, has released a new album under the moniker Thunderbitch. The group, which has been around since 2012, includes members from the bands Clear Plastic Marks and Fly Golden Eagle. The album is a 10-track offering and is available to stream on their website and for purchase onRead more…

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Video Roundup: Recycling Beats on Earth Day

Despite what Dramarama say, today is Earth Day! All day long, KEXP DJs John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will spotlight recycling and reuse with a day of music featuring sampled music, re-using beats and recycling old songs to create new ones. Speaking of recycling, KEXP’s Audioasis Community Partnerships presents a special benefit showRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

As if she could: Sharon Van Etten has announced a new EP, titled I Don’t Want to Let You Down. The 5-track release will feature four new songs, along with a live version of the song “Tell Me” off last year’s stunning release Are We There. Check out the EP’s title track below. I Don’tRead more…

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Friday On My Mind: Easter Bunnies

View image | gettyimages.com It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Easter is just around the corner, and with spring in full swing we’ve got resurrection, miracles, chocolate, fakeRead more…

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Album Review: Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper

We can finally say it: Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper is here! And yet, now listening to it, it seems like the record wouldn’t have been appropriate coming any sooner than it did. The long-anticipated, long dreamed about concept piece from Animal Collective founding member Noah Lennox, a.k.a. Panda Bear, has arrived in impressive,Read more…

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Friday Music News

Animal Collective added their voices to Shabazz Places‘ “#CAKE.” They’re calling this intensely chaotic remix the “Animal Collective Premature Deflirt Mix.” Special shout-out to I Want You magazine’s Christian Peterson for some exotic and trippy artwork. Shabazz Places perform this Saturday at The Showbox for SMooCH: Seattle Musicians for Children’s Hospital. [Pitchfork]

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