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Friday Music News

Compiled by Britta Plyler and Janice Headley French pop icons Phoenix have unveiled part one in the their four-part mini-documentary, INITIALS P.H.O.E.N.I.X. Directed by Guillaume Delaperriere, the films will give a behind-the-scenes look at the making of last year’s full-length, Banktrupt! Watch part one below: [Under the Radar]

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Quilty 3000

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013. View all our DJ’s favorite albums here, and see what KEXP listeners voted for in our 2013 Top 90.3 Albums Countdown here. Palma Violets, 4/26/13 // photo by Alex Crick (view set) Quilty 3000′s 2013 Top Ten Albums rankRead more...

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Live Video: Crocodiles

Sunny, scuzzy, moody and melodic - somehow Crocodiles‘s music encompasses it all. The indie rock duo of Brandon Welchez and Charles Rowell worked with a master of a similar darkly seductive sound, Sune Rose Wagner of The Raveonettes, to create an update on their punk and New Wave influences like Echo & The Bunnymen, TheRead more...

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Song of the Day: Crocodiles - I Like It In The Dark

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “I Like It InRead more...

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Out This Week 8/20

Vacation’s over, folks. Those last several weeks of light weekly lists with barely a handful of worthwhile new releases are no more. Time to get back to record shopping in earnest. And this week is a doozy! Topping the list is the tenth album from veteran Chapel Hill, NC, group Superchunk. Released on the labelRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s La Luz will be releasing their LP It’s Alive on Hardly Art this fall - and today they’ve released “Big Big Blood”. “You’re like me, no where to be”, croons Shana Cleveland - the track is so delightful in how it mixes old school riffs with bad girl bossiness.  [Pitchfork]

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Live Around Town This Week

It may have turned for the worse outside, but there’s still plenty to see inside. City Arts Fest dominates most of the schedule with an amazing week of music ahead in almost every venue in town. It’s a busy week with a ton of great choices for everyone. On Monday night Beth Orton sets theRead more...

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Out This Week 6/4

It’s always hard to follow up a breakthrough records, but Japandroids have not only met any expectations that may have been placed on them, they’ve set themselves to break out to a bigger audience that no one, even the band themselves, may have ever expected them to reach. Although we’re only halfway through the year,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Another fantastic week of shows ahead with something for just about every taste. Starting Monday, Yukon Blonde and Jon Pontrello are at the Sunset. Tuesday, Cloud Nothings are at the Crocodile, Punch Brothers are at Neptune Theatre, and Crocodiles are at Sunset Tavern. On Wednesday, Slow Club is at the Sunset, and the Love Me Some TownesRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Metric have announced that they’ll be releasing their fifth full-length album, Synthetica, on June 12 via their own Metric Music International Label. The album will mark the Toronto band’s first release since 2009′s Fantasies. To reinvigorate your love for Emily Haines and company, check out this video of their 2009 acoustic performance of “Gold GunsRead more...

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