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Wednesday Music News

Seattle confectioners Full Tilt Ice Cream will be celebrating the release of their new flavor Mudhoney, the ice cream, with noneother than Mudhoney, the band! According to their press release, “Mudhoney ice cream mixes satisfying riffs of in-your-face cinnamon with a mellow backbeat of honey and fudge, all rounded out with Full Tilt’s creamy hand-madeRead more…

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Live Video: Best Coast

With their brand-new EP Fade Away, California band Best Coast prove they’re not doing any such thing. The seven-song release just came out this past week, but we were lucky to have the band in the KEXP studios back in August for a sneak-peek at these new summery-sounding songs. You can’t help smiling watching theirRead more…

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Out This Week 10/22

As far as new releases go, it’s a bit of a slower week than in the past hectic month, but 2013 still holds many terrific new albums yet to be released, including quite a few just hitting stores today. Among them, is the excellent new mini-album, Fade Away, from LA duo Best Coast, which atRead more…

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Friday Music News

Earlier this week, HAIM released their acclaimed album, Days Are Gone, but only those with access to the deluxe UK iTunes edition of the album had the pleasure of hearing a flawless bonus track. The sisters co-wrote the song, entitled “Edge,” with Twin Shadow and the result is a smooth masterpiece full of 80s nostalgia.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

It’s hard to believe that there can be room for improvement when it comes to James Blake‘s music. Apparently Blake himself wasn’t 100 percent sold on his song “Life Round Here” and he said, “I never really felt the track was finished, even when it went on the album, I just felt there was thisRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

The weather is getting nicer in Seattle and the shows just keep getting better. Here are some of the highlights of the week: Tonight, Cloud Cult and JBM are at Neptune Theatre. Tuesday night, Alice Russell, Dice & The High Rollers, Mycle Wastman, and J-Justice are at Neumos. On Wednesday, Os Mutantes and Capsula are at Triple Door, andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

In case you were otherwise occupied on Record Store Day, the powers of YouTube are here to save the day. Luckily, the new single from LA indie rockers Best Coast was uploaded for the world’s unlimited listening pleasure. The beachy “Fear Of My Identity” showcases Bethany Cosentino’s lovely voice and has an instantly addictive chorus.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Doe Bay Festival co-organizers Artist Home Presents have just announced a new outdoor music festival called Timber!, with ‘a vision of uniting music, community, and the beautiful natural environment of the Pacific Northwest.” Timber! falls on July 26-27 at King County’s Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation, WA, and will feature The Helio Sequence, Lemolo, Fruit Bats,Read more…

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You Can Power Live at KEXP Volume Nine!

I still get chills when I think back to the 2011 KEXP in-studio when 4AD veterans Brendan Perry (Dead Can Dance) and Robin Guthrie (Cocteau Twins) performed Tim Buckley’s “Song to the Siren.”  I can only assume I did something really unselfish in a previous life in order to wind up right there in the roomRead more…

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Friday Music News

photo by Christopher Nelson

San Diego-based surf rockers Wavves have announced the release of their fourth album this spring. The LP, tentatively titled Afraid of Heights, will be out March 26 on Mom + Pop, and fellow California crooner Jenny Lewis is slated to make an appearance. “You know the tone of King of the Beach and the first two records?Read more…

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