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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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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Gilbreath

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016 here on the KEXP Blog. You can also check out lists from staff and volunteers, plus check out KEXP Listener’s Top 90.3 Albums of 2016, too! John Gilbreath’s 2016 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 1 Steve LehmanRead more…

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Live Review: D.R.A.M. with Seattle Rock Orchestra & The Flavr Blue at Neumos 12/12/16

When given the chance to introduce himself, Scott Teske of the Seattle Rock Orchestra had a pretty straightforward agenda at Monday night’s Neumos show. “We just like music”, he laughed, jostling his bass, “and we like this crazy collaborations”. Crazy collaboration does not begin to describe the magic that happened tonight thanks to tech godRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/12

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, December 12th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Phantogram The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Norah Jones LastRead more…

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2016 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mike Ramos

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2016, leading up to our 2016 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 9th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 16th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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