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Wednesday Music News

Local art-rap heroes Shabazz Palaces have released a new single with producer Thundercat called “Since C.A.Y.A.” which will be on their forthcoming release Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star. It’s one of the two brand-new albums the group is planning on releasing on the same day this summer, the other being Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines. They’ll bothRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Goldfrapp

The pioneering British project fronted by Alison Goldfrapp and accompanied by producer Will Gregory, Goldfrapp debuted in 2000 with their landmark trip-hop album Felt Mountain and have steadily evolved their cinematic blend of propulsive electro-pop and sophisticated ambient-pop over the past 17 years. Hot on the heels of releasing their new seventh album, Silver Eye,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Botany

The alias of Austin, TX-based musician Spencer Stephenson, Botany is a creator of transportive, free-flowing music that’s carried by a strong psychedelic streak. Since his 2011 debut EP, Feeling Today, his sound has evolved from shimmery beats towards a more metaphysical sound that defies simple categorization. In anticipation of his third album, Deepak Verbera, thatRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Emancipator

The alias of Portland-based musician Douglas Appling, Emancipator has become well-known for his blissful, lush, and cinematic style of music that organically fuses downtempo, trip-hop, and instrumental hip-hop elements into his own enveloping style. A stellar live performer that’s a staple on the festival circuit, Emancipator also recently launched his own label Loci Records toRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 4: Caribou

Dan Snaith may have started Caribou as a sample-heavy solo project, but after his set at Sasquatch! Music Festival, it is hard to think of Caribou as anything but a live band. Such was the effect of Snaith and his three touring companion’s show Sunday. While Caribou’s more recent work contains a bevy of liveRead more…

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KEXP Listener’s Guide to the 2016 Grammys

Called “the biggest night in music,” tonight marks the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards airing on CBS at 5:00 PM PT / 8:00 PM ET. LL Cool J returns to host for the fifth time in a row, and the evening will feature performances from Alabama Shakes, Kendrick Lamar, Gary Clark Jr., and many, many more.Read more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Miss Ashley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 11th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 18 to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/3

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 3rd: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Albert Hammond Jr. Last Call with CarsonRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

English rockers New Order have announced a new album, their follow up to 2013’s Lost Sirens, called Music Complete. The album will feature collabs with Iggy Pop, Brandon Flowers, and Elly Jackson of La Roux. Music Complete drops on September 25. Watch the album trailer below. [Pitchfork]

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Wednesday Music News

Courtney Barnett brings us the dark, somber video for the track “Kim’s Caravan” off her latest Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit. She says the song was inspired by her concerns for the Great Barrier Reef, and describes the tune as “an apocalyptic tale of our world painted black with oilRead more…

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