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Tuesday Music News

Sleigh Bells go for broke on their new song “Rule Number One.” This is the first we’ve heard from the noise pop duo since last year’s single “Champions of Unrestricted Beauty.” Their last full-length, Bitter Rivals, dropped in 2013, so let’s hope this means there’s a new album in the works. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Blood Orange, a.k.a. Devonté Hynes, uses his voice to make a statement in his latest single “Sandra’s Smile.” The track’s title refers to Sandra Bland, the African American woman who died in police custody earlier this year. It’s a heavy subject and Hynes handles it with grace. Check out the music video below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley Earlier this week, Julian Casablancas + the Voidz wrapped up their North American show with a guest-star-studded hometown performance at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Not only did Seattle’s own Shabazz Palaces jump on stage for the Tyranny track “Father Electricity,” but Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes) joined the bandRead more…

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Friday Music News

Electronic artist Will Wiesenfeld, better known by his stage name Baths, announced his new EP titled Ocean Death, which will be released on May 6, and has shared the album’s title track. Don’t let the first few seconds of soothing ocean sounds fool you, it quickly becomes dark and brooding. It’s aan excellent juxtaposition. [Pitchfork]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Hungry For New Music

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. 392 – Hungry For New Music DJ Larry Rose, hostRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dance label LuckyMe is releasing a new, free song a every day until Christmas as a part of their own amazing advent calendar. Today’s offering (Day 17) is “Terra Star” from Scottish producer Rustie. It’s a more intense version of his song “City Star” that he released last year. Download it here, and check himRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The National and Coldplay have already shared their contributions for the Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack and now we have pop sensation Lorde‘s contributiuon to sink our teeth into. She has brought the world the most disturbing rendition of Tears For Fears’ bubbly 80s track “Everybody Wants To Rule The World.” Never in a millionRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Totally Extinct Enormous Dinosaurs took on the Foals single “My Number” with this electro remix. Barely resembling the original track which debuted on Jools Holland, the remix pulls in the hook from the original about halfway through. While the sound is divergent, it still captures the brooding moodiness the Foals are known for. Listen below.Read more…

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Out This Week 8/30

Live at KEXP Volume Seven, the latest in our annual series collecting live performances recorded exclusively for KEXP, hits stores today. On this disc, you will find one-of-a-kind, exclusive live tracks from some of this year’s greatest artists, some well known, others just discovered. All the bands on this compilation have donated their performances toRead more…

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