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Friday Music News

Sharon Van Etten is one of many great artists contributing singles to the 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood compilation, released today. “Passion and Love” is the name of her contributed song, which is simple and sparse, with her vocals being accompanied by acoustic guitar. The 30-track compilation includes contributions from Feist, Sleater-Kinney, St. Vincent, Bon Iver,Read more…

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In Stores Now 9/25

Uk band The Horrors return with their fifth LP; KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “an expansive blend of brooding electro-rock, industrialized post-punk, shoegazerish space-rock and more, combining a majestic, adventurous sound with some of the band’s most assured songwriting to date.” Australian band Cut Copy also hit album #5 (and their first inRead more…

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Friday Music News

Björk‘s new “Tinder album” is on its way and we finally have a taste of what it might sound like with lead single “The Gate.” The storyline of the song picks up where Vulnicura left off, with Björk healing from the heartbreak of the dissolution of her 13-year relationship. “My healed chest wound/Transformed into a gate,” sheRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Melbourne’s Cut Copy have announced the name of their forthcoming album, Haiku From Zero, and shared the second single from it. Called “Standing In The Middle Of The Field,” it follows last month’s “Airborne” and will be the album’s opening track. Frontman Dan Whitford said this about the new album, “So much of this album is aboutRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Seven years after their last record, Canadian band Wolf Parade are back with a new full-length record. Called Cry Cry Cry, the album follows 2010’s Expo 86 and last year’s EP entitled EP 4. They’ve shared with us the first single off the album, “Valley Boy.” The band is made up of Spencer Krug (Moonface, SunsetRead more…

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Thursday Music News

It’s been a long wait for Ted Leo fans, who haven’t gotten new material from him since 2010’s Brutalist Bricks, but hope is on the horizon. His next LP The Hanged Man will be released on September 8 and he’s offered us the lead single “You’re Like Me.” The single is a dark detailing ofRead more…

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Viafucked: A KEXP Video Roundup for the Seattle Viaduct Closure

It has begun: as of midnight last night, the Alaskan Way Viaduct is now closed for two weeks while the Highway 99 tunnel machine “Bertha” burrows below. If you haven’t endured the results of the closure yet, get ready, as statistics state 90,000 drivers and 30,000 transit riders are being displaced. You can “strive notRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 13th: • KEXP Presents Eternal Summers, Nic Hessler at Barboza // 21+ (more info) Tuesday, July 14th: • KEXP’s Wo’ Pop Presents Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley // All Ages (more info) • Graham Nash at Neptune Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Marriages, Branden Daniel & TheRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The wait is finally over! Frank Ocean has officially announced his plans to release a follow up to the critically acclaimed channel Orange. According to Ocean’s rep, we can expect Boys Don’t Cry in July. Music video director Nabil, who has worked frequently with Ocean, said of the album: “Everyone should be excited about thisRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Australia Day!

Today is Australia Day, the country’s celebration of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at that site by Governor Arthur Phillip. In honor of their national holiday, KEXP salutes the great music to come from thisRead more…

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