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Live Review: Modern Sky Festival 2015, Part 2 – Black Lips, Song Dongye, New Pants and Gang of Four

all photos by Brady Harvey (view set) Continuing the fantastic fusion of Chinese rock bands and American garage rock bands at Modern Sky, after Miserable Faith, was Black Lips. Though they had a much different fashion sense than Miserable Faith, the garage feel of the Black Lips with their Grease-inspired attire made for a wonderfulRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Modern Sky Festival 10/11

East meets West with the Modern Sky Music Festival, a jam-packed one-day show happening this Sunday, October 11th at the Seattle Center Mural Amphitheater. The series, which has held previous shows in New York City and Beijing, combines a fantastic line-up of bands from both America and China. So, in one afternoon, you’ll get theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

On September 25, Disclosure will release their long-awaited sophomore album Caracal. Today they’ve shared a new called “Jaded” along with it’s accompanying video. Sam Smith makes a cameo appearance, but this song is vocally and visually all about the Lawrence brothers. [CoS]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Summer High

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 420 – Summer High KEXP’s Roadhouse host Greg Vandy bringsRead more…

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Live Video: Black Lips

It’s not so bright Underneath the Rainbow — at least not the way Black Lips tell it — but their seventh LP still has its share of sonic gold. The Atlanta garage-punks continue to sharpen their songwriting with a bluesier take on their sound while losing none of their attitude or swagger. During a recentRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Atlanta garage rockers Black Lips have shared the video for the song “Nightmare Field,” a bonus track from their new album, Underneath The Rainbow, out now on VICE Records. Hear an exclusive live session from the ‘Lips this Saturday, March 29th at 3:00 PM PT on KEXP, and catch them tomorrow night at Neumos. [Stereogum]

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Tuesday Music News

The Black Angels are gearing up to drop a brand new EP just in time for Record Store Day (April 19). Clear Lake Forest will include seven fresh tracks that will be pressed on limited-edition clear vinyl. The Austin outfit have shared a tasty little tease called “Diamond Eyes,” the EP’s first single. The sweepingRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW: The Interviews, Part 1

During SXSW this year, KEXP returned to Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop and teamed up with Distiller Promo, Sub Pop Records + Hardly Art, and Merge Records for three days of free showcases featuring Dum Dum Girls, Wye Oak, Black Lips, La Luz, Hurray for the Riff Raff and many others. Between sets, we asked eachRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW This Week

KEXP is excited to return to Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin, TX for SXSW! Join us for these FREE, all ages sessions — each performance is open to the public, and no wristband is required to attend! Not in Austin this week? Let us bring the scene to you with exclusive photos and reportsRead more…

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Song of the Day: Black Lips – Boys in the Wood

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Boys in the Wood”Read more…

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