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Friday Music News

Earlier this week, HAIM released their acclaimed album, Days Are Gone, but only those with access to the deluxe UK iTunes edition of the album had the pleasure of hearing a flawless bonus track. The sisters co-wrote the song, entitled “Edge,” with Twin Shadow and the result is a smooth masterpiece full of 80s nostalgia.Read more…

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Album Review: Arctic Monkeys – AM

At the tender age of 18, Arctic Monkeys leader Alex Turner first asked the girl across the room to stop making eyes with him in the opening line of the band’s breakthrough song. Now at the significantly less tender age of 27, he’s drunk dialing the same girl at 3 a.m., hoping that if heRead more…

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Friday Music News

It’s been a while since Phantogram has graced us with fresh material, but the wait is over. Today we have a blazing new track called “Black Out Days” that will satiate even the hungriest of fans. There’s no news of any upcoming release, but let’s all cross our fingers. [Stereogum]

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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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Friday Music News

Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs has written a song for Spike Jonze’s new film Her, which stars Joaquin Phoenix as a man who falls in love with a computer. The track is called “Moon Song” and will performed in the film as a duet by Phoenix and his electronic love (voiced by ScarlettRead more…

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Monday Music News

Be prepared to swoon. Arctic Monkeys have shared a new song, “Why Do You Only Call Me When You’re High?” from their upcoming album, AM, due September 10 from Domino Records. Alex Turner’s simple, straightforward lyrics on this bluesy ballad about bad relationship communication are guaranteed to get stuck in your head. [CoS]

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve always known Nathan Williams had a sense of humor, but Wavves‘ new video for “That’s on Me” feels both humorous and deadly serious. Sometimes you are just mad and need a cheerleader and a … sword? The video pairs destruction born of frustration and the playful metal-wannabe riffing of Williams singing “that’s on me.”Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more…

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Live at KEXP Volume Eight: Arctic Monkeys – Suck It And See

Available only until the end of the year, Live at KEXP Volume Eight features one-of-a-kind, exclusive live tracks from some of the past year’s greatest artists — some well known, others just discovered. All of the bands featured on this compilation have donated their profits to support listener-powered KEXP, and all proceeds benefit the station.Read more…

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Out This Week 8/14

This week is a particularly exciting one for KEXP listeners because today marks the release of Live At KEXP Volume Eight! Featuring performances from April 2011 to April 2012, the 19-track compilation houses live performances from some of KEXP’s newest discoveries alongside longtime favorites, including songs from Alabama Shakes, Of Monsters and Men, Tame Impala,Read more…

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