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Wednesday Music News

Earlier this week, Ellen introduced Andrew Bird to her daytime TV audience as he gave a passionate performance of his new single “Left Handed Kisses” with Fiona Apple. Watch the pair’s intensity below. The track will appear on his forthcoming full-length Are You Serious out April 1st via Loma Vista, and Bird lands in SeattleRead more…

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Live Review: Modern Sky Festival 2015, Part 1 – Miserable Faith, Ariel Pink and Mirel Wagner

It’s been an exciting couple years for Chinese record label Modern Sky. Not only did they just sign rock stalwarts Miserable Faith for their first ever U.S. tour – they’ve also expanded their hugely successful music festival into two U.S. cities in the span of just as many years. While Modern Sky has been happeningRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Modern Sky Festival 10/11

East meets West with the Modern Sky Music Festival, a jam-packed one-day show happening this Sunday, October 11th at the Seattle Center Mural Amphitheater. The series, which has held previous shows in New York City and Beijing, combines a fantastic line-up of bands from both America and China. So, in one afternoon, you’ll get theRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 5th: • Death Cab For Cutie, Cataldo at the Paramount Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Oscar, Oh! Pears at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • The Gloaming at Benaroya Hall // All Ages (more info)

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Thursday Music News

West coast weirdo Ariel Pink shares a video today for the track “Jell-O” off last year’s stellar full-length Pom Pom. The psychedelic clip, directed by Dan Kapelovitz, showcases vintage meat industry footage interspersed with the band making Jell-O shots. The video is dedicated to the late Kim Fowley, who co-wrote the song. Watch below, andRead more…

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Live Video: Ariel Pink

Like a modern-day Frank Zappa, LA-based artist Ariel Pink flirts with many genres of music, often times all in the same song. While on tour for his latest 4AD Records release Pom Pom, Pink and his madcap crew stopped by the KEXP studios to tear through a slew of styles: ’80s goth-wave, ’70s glam-rock stomps,Read more…

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Live Review: Ariel Pink with Jack Name at Neumos 2/10/15

Where do you draw the line between the man Ariel Rosenberg and Ariel Pink, the rock icon and sex god character he’s brewed up to give to all of us over the last 15 years? That’s not a rhetorical question – honestly, I couldn’t tell you. I don’t think there’s a good answer. But thenRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 10th: • Dr. Dog, Hanni El-Khatib at The Showbox // All Ages (more info) • Ariel Pink, Jack Name at Neumos // All Ages (more info) • Lucinda Williams at The Neptune // All Ages (more info) • KEXP’s Wo’Pop Presents Dengue Fever, The Spider Ferns at The Triple Door // All AgesRead more…

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Monday Music News

The unstoppable Dan Boeckner is back with a new synthpop smash from his dance project Operators. Stream the single “Ecstasy In My House” below, out now via Last Gang Records. A full-length album will be out later this year. In the meanwhile, watch last year’s KEXP in-studio session here. [Stereogum]

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Out This Week 11/18

Seattle’s own The Young Evils return with a new EP this week. KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes it as “a strong set of dark, ‘80s-influenced pop-rock with buzzing guitars, energetic rhythms and noirish male/female harmonies.” Another highlight is the compilation While No One Was Looking: Toasting 20 Years of Bloodshot Records. The “venerable ChicagoRead more…

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