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Friday Music News

Bassist Kim Deal has left the Pixies, the band announced today on their Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pixiesofficial?rf=106226122747445) page. “We are very proud to have worked with her on and off over the last 25 years,” the statement read. “Despite her decision to move on, we will always consider her a member of the Pixies, and her placeRead more…

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Bumbershoot Announces 2013 Music Lineup!

Tonight, during the Prom Night with Allen Stone: The Official Bumbershoot 2013 Music Lineup Announcement at The Crocodile — you guessed it — the music acts of the Seattle summer festival were revealed. One of the most exciting acts? Local heroes Death Cab for Cutie performing Transatlanticism in its entirety. Other mainstage performers include MGMT,Read more…

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Live Video: Benjamin Gibbard

Bobbing for hits. Though Death Cab For Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard was making light of the his band’s songwriting process during his interview with KEXP’s Stevie Zoom, the fact is, with all the songs he’s written over nearly the past decade, he’d accumulated enough songs he’s grown fond of but never developed with his bandmatesRead more…

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Live Review: Ben Gibbard w/ Damien Jurado at Showbox at the Market 11/16/12

In a sort of homecoming, Ben Gibbard played a sold out show last Friday at Showbox at the Market that may have put long-time fans of Gibbard’s various projects (Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, All-Time Quarterback, and his solo work including excellent new record Former Lives) into comas. Over the 25 or soRead more…

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Friday Music News

photo by Gregory A. Perez

Good news for Death Cab for Cutie fans: this coming January, Artist in Residence will reissue the band’s  early work in a limited edition vinyl collection. The autographed, cloth-bound box sets will include You Can Play These Songs with Cords, Something About Airplanes, We Have the Facts and We’re Voting Yes, the Forbidden Love EP,Read more…

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Countdown Predictions: Local Music

Wondering where a certain record might land in KEXP’s countdown of the top albums of the last 40 years? You’re not the only one. KEXP reached out to some of our favorite Seattle music writers and asked them to predict what records they anticipated seeing in the voter final results. These aren’t personal Top TenRead more…

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Song of the Day: Benjamin Gibbard – Teardrop Windows

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Every Friday, we present a song from a Northwestern artist. Today’s selection, featured on the AfternoonRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Feist took home the 2012 Polaris Music Prize for Best Canadian Album on Monday night, beating out Grimes, Japandroids, and Kathleen Edwards. Feist, who described winning as “getting the Valentine from the right boy”, had previously been nominated for 2007’s The Reminder and twice as a member of Broken Social Scene. Along with bragging rights,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Death Cab for Cutie front man Ben Gibbard is the latest target of the Westboro Baptist Church, a noted hate group who plans to protest an upcoming Death Cab show in Kansas. Gibbard recently got involved with Music for Marriage Equality, appearing in a video expressing his support for Referendum 74, which if upheld wouldRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got another great week of shows in Seattle, with a ton of variety. This is a city where you can see a good show just about every night of the week, and this one is no exception. Starting on Monday night, we’ve got some great Northwest connections back in town with former Fleet FoxRead more…

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