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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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Live at MFNW 2013, Day 1: CHVRCHES

We may not have understood it when angelic frontwoman Lauren Mayberry started speaking in Jawa to the eager crowd at the Doug Fir Lounge this morning, but the dreamy sounds of Scottish electro-pop band CHVRCHES transcends any language. In the last year, CHVRCHES win the award for biggest spontaneous combustion by a mile. After droppingRead more...

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Live at MFNW 2013: Day 1 begins!

The crowd is already forming as we set up for Day 1 of KEXP’s broadcast from Doug Fir during Musicfest NW. We’ve got a killer lineup today starting with the ever-charming Scottish electropop trio CHVRCHES, followed by the all-star group The Baseball Project, electrifying dance-punks !!!, and the arty Canadian electronic band Austra. Tune inRead more...

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