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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more…

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Live Video: KEXP at CMJ, Day 3

On Friday, we wrapped up our 2011 CMJ broadcast from Ace Hotel New York, sponsored by Toyota Free Yr Radio, with four bands that couldn’t be more different but are all quite excellent. First up was a new band called WATERS, fronted by Van Pierszalowski, who KEXP listeners already know from his previous band, PortRead more…

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Out This Week 11/8

Bradford Cox’s “solo” project Atlas Sound tops the list of new releases this week. We couldn’t make a stronger recommendation than our Music Director, Don Yates, who calls it Cox’s “most focused and pop-leaning Atlas Sound recording to date, featuring some of his sharpest songwriting yet on this beautifully crafted set of atmospheric dream-pop withRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi has scored the upcoming Cameron Crowe film We Bought A Zoo, which will be in theaters December 23. The soundtrack, which will be released via Columbia December 13, will feature two new songs from Jónsi, new “score” material, as well as adaptations of songs from Jónsi 2010 solo album Go. ForRead more…

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KEXP @ CMJ 2011, Day 3: Atlas Sound

Atlas Sound is the solo project of Deerhunter front man Bradford Cox, a moniker he’s used since childhood to represent his recorded output. Back then, Cox used a cassette player with two tape decks to layer guitar, drums, and vocals to prolific effect: he once said that he believes that he has over five hundredRead more…

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New Atlas Sound track: “Praying Man” world premiere!

You probably heard “Terra Incognita,” the first sneak peak of the new Atlas Sound album, Parallax, when we featured it a couple of months ago. Today, KEXP is making the world premiere of another new song from album, due on 4AD on November 8. John Richards just played “Praying Man” live on the Morning ShowRead more…

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KEXP’s CMJ Broadcast Preview!

KEXP is thrilled to announce our 2011 CMJ broadcast showcase! KEXP, partnered with Toyota Free Yr Radio, will be returning to New York City for a live broadcast during the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival to host a series of intimate live performances in the lobby of the Ace Hotel New York startingRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Former Weezer bassist Mikey Welsh passed away this weekend in a Chicago hotel room. Welsh joined the band after Matt Sharp’s departure, recording on The Green Album and performing on the subsequent tour. He left the band in 2001 to pursue a successful career as a painter and visual artist. The news of his deathRead more…

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Sonic Roundup 9/14

A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that the new James Blake song “Fall Creek Boys Choir,” a collaboration with Bon Iver, would appear on a new six-track EP called Enough Thunder. Now, you can hear another track from the EP called “Not Long Now,” thanks to Consequence of Sound and BBC Radio: AlsoRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

A slew of noteworthy artists this week have announced they’ll be releasing new albums: A new album from Deerhunter frontman Bradford Cox’s side project Atlas Sound will be coming out on November 8. Click here for a track listing and to listen to the new song “Terra Incognita,” which will be featured on the album…Read more…

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