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Wednesday Music News

If you were listening to The Morning Show on KEXP the other morning, you already heard the worldwide debut of the new Parquet Courts EP, Tally All The Things That You Broke. If not, you can now stream it below, or just wait ’til it comes out on What’s Your Rupture? Records next week onRead more…

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Friday Music News

When Pearl Jam first released their new track, “Mind Your Manners,” the general consensus was that the song was a pretty big departure from their usual material. The official video for “Mind Your Manners” stays true to this theme of Pearl Jam stepping out of their comfort zone. They don’t share music videos often, soRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone descending on Austin this week for SXSW, that usually leaves things a bit bare in the cupboard. Luckily there are still some good choices for the folks staying at home. Things start with The James Hunter Six at Triple Door on Monday night. Tuesday night, there’s a great show at the Paramount Theatre with FloggingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Everyone’s favorite noise making revolutionaries Animal Collective released the new track “Crimson” yesterday on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show. In keeping with their sound, the song bubbles and burps and features some nice high singing by Avey Tare. The song will be featured as a b-side track on the single “Applesauce.” Animal Collective alsoRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It’s Capitol Hill Block Party weekend and the Hill is going to be booming! We’ve got some other great shows to share with you this week as well. On Tuesday night, Talib Kweli, J.Pinder, Raz, and DJ Vega The Virgo are at the Crocodile, J. Pinder has a free in-store at Easy Street Records inQueen Anne,Read more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Alex

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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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Alex

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! Voting ends on Monday, December 19th,Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Of course all the talk this week will be about the second annual Heineken City Arts Festival. This year, the three-day fest will take place October 20-22, featuring headlining acts Ryan Adams, Robyn, Built to Spill, Crystal Castles, and Ozomatli playing at various venues around town. Additional artists include  Shabazz Palaces, Campfire OK, The Fucking Eagles, Grand Hallway, The HelioRead more…

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Song of the Day: Blue Sky Black Death – Sleeping Children Are Still

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MorningRead more…

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Out This Week 4/26

In the ongoing spirit of Record Store Day, another full round of excellent new albums awaits shoppers in stores this week. Highlights from the mostly independent releases include the anticipated debut LP from Seattle-by-way-of-Spokane band The Globes, who will be live in our studio on May 17 at noon, and the self-titled duo debut ofRead more…

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