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Tuesday Music News

New Order have shared the first taste of their upcoming album, Music Complete, their first without former bassist Peter Hook. “Restless” follows the tried-and-true formula of an instant classic. It’s a bright song with an addictive hook that will stay with you all day. [Pitchfork]

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TV Eye: Week of 7/13

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, July 13th: Last Call with Carson Daly: King Tuff (R) Conan: Death Cab for CutieRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

By the time this gets posted, Mac DeMarco‘s Brooklyn backyard will be overflowing with fans. Last night, the charismatic artist invited everyone over to 153 Morgan Avenue to hear unreleased music that he’ll be blasting from his car stereo (presumably his forthcoming mini-album Another One out on August 7th via Captured Tracks). He also offeredRead more…

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Live Review: Best Coast with Bully at Showbox at the Market 6/4/15

Last Thursday, Best Coast blasted the Showbox with that effortless cool and garage aesthetic that they have championed throughout the years, giving the audience the best of both worlds. With their latest album, California Nights, the California band marks their third release, but first on a major label. Each previous project (including the EP FadeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 1st: • KEXP Presents Palma Violets, Public Access T.V., Tangerine at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • July Talk, Hounds of the Wild Hunt at The Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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Out This Week 5/5

Lots of great releases this week for your Spring soundtrack: L.A. duo Best Coast return with what KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as a “consistently strong set of ‘90s-influenced power pop, featuring a big, punchy sound with fuzzy guitars, energetic rhythms and Bethany Cosentino’s honeyed, often multi-tracked vocals and emotive, often-melancholy lyrics, along withRead more…

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Friday Music News

R&B legend Ben E. King, founding member of the Drifters, has passed away from natural causes. King broke out as a solo artist with the single “Spanish Harlem,” but it was the timeless classic “Stand By Me,” which he also cowrote, that made him a star. Watch the video of him performing the mega-hit, below.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Beloved Northwest duo The Helio Sequence share a vibrant video for the track “Upward Mobility” off their upcoming self-titled full-length out May 19th on Sub Pop. The clip, directed by Emanuele Kabu, is a fun, animated experience. Watch below. The Helio Sequence will be LIVE on KEXP on Tuesday, May 19th at 1:00 PM PT.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit‘s third studio album Kindred is now streaming in its entirety. They’ve already shared a few tracks, but now you can hear the whole thing thanks to iTunes Radio. The seven-track collection will officially release on April 21. Listen HERE. [SPIN]

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn band The National have quietly shared a new track: stream the single “Sunshine on My Back” below, featuring guest vocals from Sharon Van Etten. The track was recorded during the sessions for their 2013 release Trouble Will Find Me, and comes free with every rental or purchase of the Mistaken for Strangers documentary throughRead more…

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