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Friday Music News

Stephen Bruner, a.k.a. Thundercat, teamed up with artists Jolly Mare and Rudi Zygadlo for his contribution to the upcoming Red Bull Academy compilation (available January 15). “Vulnerable People” is a jazz fusion track that really utilizes Bruner’s funky bass playing prowess. [Pitchfork]

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Friday on My Mind: KEXP Listeners’ Top Albums of 2013

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. If you missed it yesterday, we had our One Day Radio Rally. KEXP along with five of our fellow public radio stationsRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Arcade Fire have launched an emotional video for the track “Afterlife” off their latest Reflektor. Directed by Emily Kai Bock (who’s previously worked with Grimes and Grizzly Bear), it’s a touching portrait of family. Be sure to tune in to The Morning Show on KEXP tomorrow from 6-10 AM for your chance to win ticketsRead more...

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More Monday Music News

KEXP just wrapped up our annual Iceland Airwaves Music Festival broadcast this past weekend, including an off-air session with Múm. And today, the band have premiered a remix from none other than fellow Icelander, Jónsi of Sigur Rós! Check it out below, and check out all our Iceland Airwaves coverage on the KEXP Blog here.Read more...

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Monday Music News

James Mercer of The Shins and Danger Mouse are returning as Broken Bells and have released “Holding On For Life” today. The album is appropriately named for the vibes of the song - After The Disco we rest our bones despite not being able to stop hearing those distant dance floor beats in our heads.Read more...

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Live Video: CHVRCHES

It was one of the most highly-anticipated sessions of our Musicfest NW broadcast: Scottish electropop group CHVRCHES had been blowing up the music blogs for months, yet their debut album, The Bones of What You Believe hadn’t hit stores at the time. From the packed audience of the Doug Fir Lounge to our worldwide listeningRead more...

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Monday Music News

The Flaming Lips have plans to release a new EP based on the themes from the novel Ender’s Game. Originally, the group had signed on to write a song for the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s well-known book, but decided to extend the scope of the project to an album. The name of theRead more...

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Friday Music News

Recently, Chvrches was featured on Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show. While they were there, the Scottish trio turned out a very interesting cover of Whitney Houston‘s dance hit “It’s Not Right But It’s Okay.” She may not have the powerhouse vocals of Houston, but Lauren Mayberry’s ethereal innocence really takes this “cheating anthem” toRead more...

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Album Review: CHVRCHES - The Bones Of What You Believe

There’s not a ton to say about the last year of CHVRCHES‘ career that hasn’t already been said. Anyone who’s even occasionally read Stereogum or Pitchfork in the last six months probably knows the story by now: the Scottish trio of singer Lauren Mayberry and multi-instrumentalist Iain Cook, and Martin Doherty first posted a songRead more...

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Out This Week 9/24

Is today really the day you can get a free Nirvana tattoo? Why, yes it is. From noon to 6PM today at Seattle’s Silver Platters (and a couple of other places in the U.S.), you can get the squiggly Nirvana smiley face tattooed permanently on your body for free... well, for free if you pickRead more...

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