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Boys Don’t Cry: KEXP’s Robert Smith Birthday Video Roundup

10:15 on a Thursday morning, and today happens to be the birthday of Robert Smith, godfather of goth (even though he hates that term) and legendary frontman of The Cure. It’s hard to believe, but The Cure will be here Memorial Day weekend, headlining the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival. Throughout his forty year music career,Read more…

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Out This Week 4/2

Record Store Day may yet be three weeks away, but you’ll find a ton of great new music at your favorite record shop today, including the latest from The Black Angels. KEXP listeners have long been fans of this Austin band, and in fact we even had them perform in-studio before the release of theirRead more…

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Out This Week 1/11/11

Release date 1/11/11: the second coolest binary date of the year (right after 11/11/11), and the first real week of new albums this year. What does 2011 hold? 50 more weeks remain, full of highly anticipated releases from the likes of Radiohead, PJ Harvey, My Morning Jacket, Iron & Wine… and even The Wrens? AlthoughRead more…

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Out This Week 10/5

This week, fans around the world will be celebrating John Lennon‘s 70th birthday. As a member of The Beatles (likely to rank at the top of our current countdown of KEXP listeners’ Favorite Artists of All Time) and as a solo artist, Lennon impacted popular music perhaps more than any other artist, and Capitol RecordsRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

In a sad note that will unfortunately bring you down, former ELO bassist Kelly Groucutt has passed. Groucutt, 63, died of a heart attack in Worcester, England. Groucutt played in ELO from 1974-1983. It’s not often that the little hamlet of Bloomington, Indiana, makes news beyond IU basketball, but indie fans should know the collegeRead more…

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