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Monday Music News

Broken Social Scene are releasing their highly anticipated new album Hug of Thunder this Friday, July 7th but, luckily for us, NPR is streaming it ahead of time. Seven years after last release, Forgiveness Rock Record, the album sees all 15 original members featured on the album, including Feist, Metric’s Emily Haines and James Shaw, Stars’Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Local rock darlings Chastity Belt are streaming their new album I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone on NPR ahead of its June 2nd release on Hardly Art. The new album has them reflecting more within and covering topics like heartache, confronting change, and depression. It’s a mature growth from earlier tongue-in-cheek tracks like “Cool Slut”Read more…

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In Stores Now 5/8

It’s a good week for comebacks. UK band Slowdive return with their first new album in 22 years. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “a strong return-to-form of shoegazerish dream-pop with swirling, reverbed guitars, ethereal vocals, hazy harmonies and blissed-out melodies.” It’s been 17 years since the last from reunited El Paso-bred band AtRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Earlier this year, lovable rocker Mac DeMarco announced a new album on the way titled This Old Dog. So, it only makes sense for him to perform the title track from a dog grooming parlor. “Though I may not be speaking about a real dog, this is what my press will probably look like forRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats is on a creative streak. His second novel Universal Harvester just placed on the New York Times Bestseller List, and now we have news about a new album, the fantastically-titled Goths, out May 19th via Merge. The band will be talking more about the album at 1:00 PM PT/4:00Read more…

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Thursday Music News

As far as I’m concerned, it’s the most important music news of the day: Iggy Pop has started an Instagram account for his pet cockatoo, Biggy Pop! Watch Biggy give Iggy a “Flintstone shave,” watch them chillin’ on the couch listening to Iggy’s 1993 single “Wild America,” and (below) watch them dance together to theRead more…

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In Stores Now 2/1

February kicks off with plenty of new music for you to love, including the debut from Nevermen, a super group featuring TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Faith No More’s Mike Patton, and rapper Doseone. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the release “an adventurous blend of avant-rock, hip hop, soul, doo wop and more,Read more…

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Song of the Day: Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Whipped

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. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Whipped” by Bonnie “Prince” BillyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Last night, Conor Oberst stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live for a fantastic performance of “Zigzagging Toward the Light,” off his most recent release Upside Down Mountain. Check it out below. You can also watch his KEXP session here, and keep track of all these late-night musical highlights with KEXP’s TV Eye column! [Consequence of Sound]

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Wednesday Music News

Dive into the latest video from Bonnie “Prince” Billy for the track “Quail And Dumplings” off his latest, Singer’s Grave A Sea Of Tongue. The clip captures a dramatic day at the Quail And Dumplings Wet & Wild Water Park. If you’ve ever wondered about Will Oldham’s sunblock usage, watch below. Singer’s Grave A SeaRead more…

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