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Tuesday Music News

Cymbals Eat Guitars will release their new LP LOSE, the band’s first since 2011′s Lenses Alien, on August 26. According to a press release, the LP was inspired by loss, as indicated by its title. The songs were written at a time when frontman Joseph D’Agostino was dealing with the death of his collaborator andRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: The 1962 World’s Fair

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. The 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, also known as The Century 21 Exposition, took place 52 years ago on April 21st. It’s alwaysRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Philideplia indie rockers The War on Drugs have been touring to support their recently released album, Last in the Dream. During their shows, the band has been covering John Lennon‘s song “Mind Games.” Now you can listen to a recording of the cover from a March 20th show in New York City, below. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

After seven years together, Vivian Girls are calling it quits. They wrote on their Facebook page, “It’s been a long and crazy journey in the seven years since, and we feel as though the time has finally come to let our band rest in peace. It’s been an experience that we’ll look back on andRead more...

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hans

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. Camera Obscura, 6/22/13 // photo by Morgen Schuler (view set) Hans’ 2013 Top Ten Albums rank artistRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

1965 saw the release of what’s become one of the most universally well-known songs of our time. Now, nearly half a century later, Bob Dylan has graced the world with an incredible, interactive video for “Like A Rolling Stone.” Featuring appearances by Drew Carey, Danny Brown, and the Pawn Stars, the video is set upRead more...

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Out This Week 8/27

We know you’re probably hoping to catch your breath, and rest your wallet, after last week‘s budget-busting list of new releases, but we can’t wait for you to hear the killer albums out this week. Topping the list are four albums already in KEXP’s heavy rotation, including the anticipated debut LP from AlunaGeorge, who’ve beenRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Legendary Mississippi blues guitarist T-Model Ford died yesterday. Though his exact date of birth is uncertain, “The Taildragger” spread his influence upon other blues artists new and old, including Seattle’s own GravelRoad, who recorded with him in his later years. The man, his music, his humor, and his uncompromising lifestyle (just hearing him yell “JackRead more...

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Album Review: David Lynch - The Big Dream

David Lynch‘s musical legacy is not one to be trifled with. Throughout his many decades of film work, Lynch has made it a priority for the musical impact of his films to be just as haunting and brilliant as the visual. From the dystopian terror of his and Peter Ivers’ Eraserhead soundtrack to his fruitfulRead more...

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Countdown Predictions: Americana

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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