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Outside Lands Music Festival 2016, Day 2

Everyone says that Outside Lands is cold. Well, it turns out that everyone is right. Today temperatures peaked at 56 degrees, a difficult temperature to adjust to in early August. But Saturday’s crowd was out earlier and in fuller force than the previous day. The merch booth did a steady business selling festival blankets, whichRead more…

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The Governors Ball Music Festival, Day 1: Bob Moses, Big Grams, Father John Misty, Bloc Party, The Strokes

Only a year or two after establishing itself as the first NYC music festival to actually pull off an event with the caliber and scope fitting of the city, The Governors Ball Music Festival is at a crossroads. Stereogum’s Michael Nelson does an excellent job explaining it in depth, but due to the emergence ofRead more…

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Windsquatch 2016

The sun was beating down on the Gorge and the wind was sweeping dangerously through the canyon- but walking into the Sasquatch! Music Festival this year was magical to say the very least. It was apparent that things were going to get crazy with this year’s genre spanning lineup – including everybody from The Cure to FourRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 3: Big Grams

“Come on Seattle, ya’ll got to turn up – ya’ll got legal marijuana!” Even when it’s the third day of a musical festival at 12:30 in the morning, Big Boi makes a compelling argument. The trio of Big and Phantogram’s Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel – aka Big Grams – were a nonstop party fromRead more…

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Monday Music News

Midday Show faves Spoon plan to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Gimme Fiction with a double-album remastered version, out December 11th via Merge Records. The deluxe edition will feature 12 previously unreleased demos and nine bonus tracks, including the home-recorded version of “Was It You?” that you can stream below. The release also features aRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn-based popsters The Pains of Being Pure at Heart announce a new EP today, Hell, out November 13th via their own cleverly-named label, Painbow. Today, they share a track from that, a cover of the 1993 single “Laid” from Manchester band James, which you’ve surely heard on The Morning Show on KEXP. Jen Goma, alsoRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 10/19

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, October 19th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Ryan Adams Last Call with Carson Daly: NOFX Conan: RichardRead more…

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Out This Week 9/28

It’s getting hard to keep up with all the great fall releases. If you thought last week was jam-packed, just check out what’s in store this week! Kurt Vile‘s highly-anticipated sixth solo album is out. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “another first-rate outing of expansive, folk-tinged psych-rock, with a consistently strong set ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

With their documentary The Reflektor Tapes now in theaters, Canadian sextet Arcade Fire are re-releasing the 2013 album in question as a special deluxe version with six previously-unreleased tracks, five new and one remix. On October 16th, the six songs will be released on cassette tape, but ’til then, you can stream them online below:Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

After you’ve watched their in-studio session on the KEXP Blog, check out another new video from down-under-thunder seven-piece King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. Watch a clip below for the track “Trapdoor” from their forthcoming full-length Paper Maché Dream Balloon, out November 13th on ATO Records. [Stereogum]

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