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Wednesday Music News

Holy shit. St. Vincent played a show last night at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, dressed as toilet. The evening also included performances from Father John Misty and Rufus Wainwright, Martha Wainwright, Joan As Police Woman, and more, although none of them dressed as a sanitation fixture. Proceeds from the show are being donatedRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Vox Mod

Seattle electronic musician Scot Porter, a.k.a. Vox Mod, has been a local favorite on KEXP’s airwaves ever since his breakout 2013 album SYN​-​ÆSTHETIC showcased his dense, celestial, epic style of spaced-out, synth-heavy electronic/rock jams. Hot on the heels of releasing his new album, Pure Consciousness, Vox Mod swings by KEXP to share a high-energy mixRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: et aliae

Raised in Singapore and currently based in London, et aliae is a talented pianist, electronic producer and composer who makes refined and progressive electronic pop. Her debut song came out in 2014 as part of Ryan Hemsworth’s initial Secret Songs compilation, leading to a significant rise in her profile, soon applying her sonic touch onRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Drive-By Truckers have shared some new details about their upcoming album American Band (out September 30). The Southern rockers drew inspiration from last year’s mass shootings in South Carolina and Oregon and our country’s relationship with the NRA. Listen to the albums first single “Surrender Under Pressure,” which is about the struggle to remove theRead more…

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Come to Daddy: A KEXP Father’s Day Video Roundup

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: dads got it rough. Even back in 2012, DJ John Richards noticed “most songs about dads are written from the voices of estranged men lamenting about what their fathers did wrong.” (Cat’s in the Cradle, anyone? Ouch.) And that creepy Aphex Twin song isn’t exactly titledRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Fansite Morrissey-solo.com has unearthed some rare demos from The Smiths‘ early days. One recording is a no-frills version of “Never Had No One Ever” which seems to be from a 1986 recording session for The Queen is Dead. There’s also alternate versions of Morrissey’s “Bengali in Platforms” and “He Knows I’d Love To See Him.”Read more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Maribou State

British electronic duo Maribou State (Chris Davids & Liam Ivory) have been producing consistently high-quality deep lush house grooves over the past five years with early releases on Fat!, Southern Fried, and Anjunadeep Records. Their new album, Portraits, marked their debut for Counter/Ninja Tune and yielded one of the most intoxicating electronic LPs of theRead more…

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Video Roundup: KEXP’s 13 Creepiest Clips for Halloween

How to make an already-eerie song even creepier? Try one of these 13 spooktacular clips, chosen for you by KEXP for Halloween! Proceed with caution though: some of these music videos are pretty disturbing, and not even those fun-size candies will comfort you!

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Friday Music News

Southern indie rockers Futurebirds are gearing up to release their third studio album Hotel Parties on September 25. Today, they’ve dropped the title track, and it’s a shimmering number with just the right amount of twang. Listen below. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

Karen O teamed up with Google to create a new original song to celebrate groundbreaking female journalist, Nellie Bly’s 151st birthday. Karen O’s short track is accompanied by an adorable and educational Google doodle. [Pitchfork]

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