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Tuesday Music News

In Purity Ring‘s new video for “Lofticries” characters are faced with surreal moments of death and unreality - and react with stoicism. Directed by AG Rojas, who also directed Spiritualized‘s “Hey Jane” video, the camera sticks close behind the characters as they encounter everything from a body laying in shallow water, a glowing hearse inRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 28 THE CONCRETES with MillionYoung, Speaker Speaker @ Neumos The Swedish group returns after three years without an album. Not that former lead singer Victoria Bergsman has gone off to pursue her own thing (Taken By Trees), the Concretes are free to explore avenues beyond the “Swedish pop” sound they’ve been known for,Read more...

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Out This Week 2/15

It’s a fantastic week for music lovers. You’ll find no less than five of the albums released today in KEXP’s heavy rotation plus an assortment of other great albums you’re likely to hear frequently on our airwaves. Perhaps the most anticipated of that list comes from PJ Harvey, who returns with another terrifically unique album.Read more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Bradford Cox is a busy man. Not only did he recently bring his solo outfit Atlas Sound to Seattle via Bumbershoot with a fantastic performance, he has found time with his principle band, Deerhunter, to unveil the new video for “Helicopters,” from the band’s Halcyon Digest. You can view the video here.

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Live Video: Asobi Seksu

While touring the UK in 2008, Asobi Seksu spent a day at Olympic Studios and made one of the last albums ever set down to tape in that legendary space, where The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Who, Queen and Led Zeppelin all once recorded. The result was a tour- and web-only album, originally called,Read more...

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A Week of Photos 2/5

Ok, this is actually more like a month of photos. It’s been slow around the KEXP studio in the early part of the year, so we thought we’d wait a bit and let our collection of amazing in-studio and concert photography build up. So here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:Read more...

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Live Review: Asobi Seksu with Anomie Belle at The Triple Door 1/20

photos by James Bailey Back in November, Asobi Seksu released ReWolf, an album of acoustic versions of their music recorded in one long day at the now-closed Olympic Studios in London. They brought what lead singer Yuki Chikudate laughingly called their “classy” acoustic act to the Triple Door on Wednesday the 20th. Opening for themRead more...

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Live Review: Loney Dear with Asobi Seksu & Anna Ternheim @ Chop Suey 10/4

review by Carrie Rubens photos by James Bailey The Chop Suey Sunday night was filled with some amazing sounds and pleasant surprises beginning with Swedish singer/songwriter Anna Ternheim. Often playing with only with an acoustic guitar, Ternheim was backed up tonight by the band from Loney Dear to accompany her melodic folk music. Co-headlining theRead more...

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Know Your Subgenres: Shoegazing

Last month when Asobi Seksu visited KEXP, I mentioned on Facebook that I was watching their in-studio performance. One of my friends responded by asking not, “Who is Asobi Seksu?”, but rather, “What is shoegazing?” -- a question that I thought perhaps many people would have. Hence the first in this series of articles, KnowRead more...

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Song of the Day: Asobi Seksu - Layers

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s featured selection, chosen by Afternoon Show host Kevin Cole, is “Layers” by Asobi Seksu fromRead more...

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