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Christmas Time Is Here: Songs to Soundtrack Your Holiday

There’s a chill in the air, lights are adorning trees all around Seattle, and jingle bells can be faintly heard off in the distance. It can all only mean one thing: Christmas time is here again! Per tradition, KEXP has rounded up some of this year’s best Christmas songs from some of our favorite artists. HappyRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Ohio alt-country singer-songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield has contributed a holiday song to Amazon’s Indie for the Holidays playlist. Taking on the 1966 anti-Christmas Christmas song by Loretta Lynn “To Heck With Ole Santa Claus,” Mayfield turns the spirited original into a despondent slow-burner. She’s also shared a video for the song directed by Christopher Good.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Jack White has previously revealed that he’s working on a new solo album and today he’s shared an interesting piece of music titled “Servings and Portions From My Boarding House Reach.” The recording isn’t exactly a proper single, but more of a collection sound bites and snippets from multiple different tracks on the album. ItRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/25

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, September 25th: Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Grizzly Bear The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Madonna TheRead more…

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Monday Music News

Legendary ’90s dream pop band Luna have reunited and are releasing two new albums on September 22 via Double Feature. One is a covers album called A Sentimental Education and the other is an instrumental EP entitled A Place of Greater Safety. They’ve previously shared a few songs off A Sentimental Education, including covers ofRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival, Day 3: Chance the Rapper

Throw out your rule book and rewrite the record book. That’s what you must do to keep up with Chance the Rapper. Earlier this year, the 24-year-old Chicago rapper became the first musician to win a Grammy without releasing physical versions of his songs, clinching “Best Rap Album,” for his uplifting, genre-hopping gospel hip hop masterpiece, Coloring Book. BeforeRead more…

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Monday Music News

The title says it all: Animal Collective have released a new single titled “Kinda Bonkers.” Listen below, via a lyric video by animator/director Jack Kubizne. The track will be included on their upcoming EP, The Painters, a companion to last year’s full-length Painting With. It’ll feature three new songs recorded around the same time, asRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Perera Elsewhere

Perera Elsewhere is the solo alias of Sasha Perera, a London-born, Berlin-based Sri Lankan singer/songwriter/producer that also fronts the futuristic electronic/pop trio Jahcoozi. Debuting the Perera Elsewhere moniker in 2013 with an EP of adventurous, sophisticated, and modernized trip-hop for Los Angeles’ Friends of Friends, the label is now gearing up to release her sophomoreRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017 Lineup Announced!

The lineup for the 2017 Sasquatch! Music Festival was just announced, so you can start making plans for another great Memorial Day weekend! Head out to The Gorge Amphitheater, on Friday, May 26th through Sunday, May 28th, to see performances from this stellar lineup: Frank Ocean, Chance The Rapper, The Head & The Heart, TheRead more…

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Monday Music News

Looks like the Christmas spirit has nabbed even tortured ol’ Trent Reznor! Late last week, he announced Nine Inch Nails will self-release a new EP on December 23 via the NIN website. Titled Not the Actual Events, a press release illuminates it’s a collaboration between Reznor and his longtime collaborator Atticus Ross. Reznor describes theRead more…

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