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Tuesday Music News

In Purity Ring‘s new video for “Lofticries” characters are faced with surreal moments of death and unreality – and react with stoicism. Directed by AG Rojas, who also directed Spiritualized‘s “Hey Jane” video, the camera sticks close behind the characters as they encounter everything from a body laying in shallow water, a glowing hearse inRead more…

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Countdown Predictions: Electronic

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP’s Favorite Olympic Opening Ceremony Songs

It’s Friday so it is time again for Friday on My Mind where we take the time to watch and talk about videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and KING 5 News. Today, the 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremonies will be taking place, so we are looking at KEXP’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Those lamenting the loss of J Tillman’s presence in Fleet Foxes now have reason to rejoice. Sub Pop will release Father John Misty‘s Fear Fun on May first. Father John Misty is Tillman’s new moniker. Feel free to participate in a legal music download below. Ah yes, another awesome new tune from Grizzly Bear’s DanielRead more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mr. West

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more…

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KEXP Documentaries: “Electronic Innovators” – Björk

    Pop icon Björk started out as a child star in her home country of Iceland when she released an album of covers in 1976. She was only 11 years-old.   The album was called Björk, and even though it brought her fame, Björk was ashamed of the record.  “I felt funny about having anRead more…

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Live Review: Björk’s Biophilia springs to life in Iceland

review by Althea Legaspi Björk has always been an ambitious, compelling figure, from her work in Sugarcubes (a rumored reunion made its rounds during Iceland Airwaves this year, but alas it didn’t come to fruition), to her astounding early solo albums, such as the excellent Debut and Homogenic. Her body of work is as varied,Read more…

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Out This Week 10/11

It’s fitting that as KEXP broadcasts for the first time internationally from the KEX Hostel in Reykjavik, Iceland, that the most well-known singer from that country, Björk, would be putting out a new album and topping this week’s list of new releases. In what she’s described as “a multi-media project encompassing music, apps, internet, installationsRead more…

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Happy 4th of July from KEXP!

Whether or not you support current or past political policies and agendas, there’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that we are all extremely privileged to live in the United States. So, KEXP would like you, our listeners, to join us for a small token of celebration for this great, if sometimes flawed, country we liveRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

It’s Bon Iver week over here at KEXP, and today’s headlines come bearing the news that the bearded songwriter’s new album has dethroned the likes of Lady Gaga, Eminem, and Adele to climb to the #2 spot on the Billboard Top 200, selling 104,000 copies in its first week of release – that’s nearly aRead more…

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