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KEXP Exclusive Interview: Beck

After a several year gestation period, Beck finally released his long-awaited album Colors. Written and produced with Greg Kurstin, Colors (out now via Capitol Records) is the most upbeat, relentlessly danceable album he’s made in more than a decade. The shapeshifting artist recently talked to KEXP about why music is vital to life and someRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

North Carolina indie rock legends Superchunk have dropped a new limited edition 7″ featuring the anthemic original track “Break the Glass” on the A-side (featuring vocals from A Giant Dog‘s Sabrina Ellis), and a cover of Corrosion of Conformity’s “Mad World” on the B-side. The band released another 7″ earlier this year but haven’t releasedRead more…

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Project Pabst, Day 2: Beck, Spoon, Nas, Noname, Whitney, Frankie Cosmos, San Fermin

Returning to the Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland for Day 2 of Project Pabst was slated to be warm, in fact, it was going to be hot. Previous attendees of the fest will remember to the second year of the festival, temperatures pushed passed 100 degrees. Sunday’s forecast was expected to be in inRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last week, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs announced that they would be reissuing their classic debut album, 2003’s Fever To Tell. The reissue comes with two never before released songs from that time, “Phone Jam” and “Shake It,” as well as a documentary called There Is No Modern Romance. The trailer for the documentary has nowRead more…

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Live Review: Beck w/ Alex Edelman at Marymoor Park 8/25

All photos and review by Bebe Labree Besch (view set) As a cooling dusk fell over Marymoor Park in Redmond, WA, Beck strolled onto the stage with ease, opening the evening with the 1996 hit “Devil’s Haircut” under an auburn-lit stage. Every audience member in the center seating area began rising to their feet afterRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Phantogram have dropped the cinematic new video for the song “Funeral Pyre,” off of last year’s Three. Directed by Gianluca Minucci, the video takes place in a car slowly cruising through Los Angeles, documenting all the things seen out of the passenger window. Minucci describes the video as, “a phantasmagoric journey, from dawn to dusk, with people, sites, andRead more…

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Friday Music News

Beck has finally announced his follow-up to 2015’s Grammy-winning Album of the Year, Morning Phase. Entitled Colors, he’s had the album done for quite a while and has been teasing it for the last year, dropping the singles, “Wow,” “Dreams,” and “Up All Night.” Beck said in a new interview, “I suppose the record couldRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s exciting enough to have a new song by Feist, but add some guest vocals from Jarvis Cocker of Pulp, and it’s even more amazing. Stream the single “Century” from her upcoming LP (appropriately titled) Pleasure, her follow-up to 2011’s Metals. (Note: it’s meant to end like that.) The album was co-produced by Mocky andRead more…

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Music Heals: Stories & Songs from our Listeners, Part One

All day long, KEXP is teaming up with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center to present Music Heals, dedicated to the power of music to lift our spirits and heal our souls in the face of cancer. From 6 AM to 6 PM, John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will tell theRead more…

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Monday Music News

New Beck songs! Well, new-ish. Back in 2011, Beck contributed two original pieces for the film soundtrack to D.J. Caruso’s thriller, I Am Number Four. Over the weekend, Caruso shared two of those songs online, which you can stream below. No definite news on the long-awaited follow-up to 2014’s Morning Phase; late last year, theRead more…

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