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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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Out This Week 8/14

This week is a particularly exciting one for KEXP listeners because today marks the release of Live At KEXP Volume Eight! Featuring performances from April 2011 to April 2012, the 19-track compilation houses live performances from some of KEXP’s newest discoveries alongside longtime favorites, including songs from Alabama Shakes, Of Monsters and Men, Tame Impala,Read more…

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Live Video: Best Coast

Although the cool weather in the Northwest seems awfully appealing right about now, when Bethany Cosentino sings about California, she makes a pretty good case for heading south to the warm beaches of the Golden State. Two years after Best Coast‘s debut, both Cosentino’s songwriting and the band’s playing have grown by leaps and boundsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Ahead of its July 10th release, George Lewis Jr., better known as Twin Shadow, is streaming his sophomore album Confess at Urban Outfitters’ website. Reportedly inspired by an early morning motorcycle ride in Los Angeles, Lewis has also released a video for the album’s first single, “Five Seconds”, which you can watch below. Just TellRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast is just on fire, lately. This week, their showing off a contribution to Just Tell Me That You Want Me, a massive tribute to Fleetwood Mac featuring MGMT, Gardens & Villa, The Kills, Washed Out, and more. Best Coast is taking on “Rhiannon”, which you can listen to over at NPR. In otherRead more…

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