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In Stores Now 9/18

L.A. artist Ariel Pink returns this week with an album “dedicated to ’60s-era LA cult songwriter Bobby Jameson, a promising artist whose career fizzled out early in a haze of management and label troubles, drug abuse and depression.” KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes the release is “a bit of a throwback for Pink, returningRead more…

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Pickathon 2017 Live Video Stream Schedule

While we can’t recommend enough that you actually go to Happy Valley, Oregon, to witness Pickathon for yourselves, we’re very happy that those of you who can’t make it out there can still watch over 12 hours per day of live entertainment, broadcast directly to your screen from six different stages on the festival grounds.Read more…

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KEXP Suggests: Pickathon 2017, August 3-6

It won’t just be the record-breaking temps that make this weekend the hottest of the year so far. Besides the start of KEXP’s own Concerts at the Mural series this Friday, down in Happy Valley, Oregon, our friends at Pickathon are at it again. It’s always hard to say that “this year” is the bestRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Portland-via-New Zealand band Unknown Mortal Orchestra share a fantastically animated clip for the track “Necessary Evil,” off their latest Jagjaguwar release Multi-Love. Artist and director Sean Solomon says, “The video is an abstract love story about two characters whose insecurities and paranoia eventually drive them apart. I tried to show both character’s perspectives using elementsRead more…

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Friday Music News

PJ Harvey is taking an exciting approach to recording her ninth studio album. It will be recorded at London’s Somerset House from January 16 to February 14 as part of an art installation called Recording in Progress. Those are lucky enough to attend will be able to watch Harvey work through one-way glass. [Pitchfork] AtmosphereRead more…

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Monday Music News

Just keep reminding yourself: it’s for charity. Mac DeMarco is selling a decrepit pair of Vans on eBay — the same ones he wore at our 2014 Bumbershoot Music Lounge — with proceeds going to the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls. With six days left to bid, the auction has already exceeded $10,000. CheckRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

You can follow Father John Misty on his recent tour in the whimsically lovely video for “I’m Writing a Novel”. Despite his rampant cynicism, the video catches him off guard in several moments. Both giving and watching performances aboard the SS Coachella, or perhaps playing dress up with french costumes, or even running on theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have scaled the Empire State Building with a song as big as the iconic building itself – “Despair” starts as an anthem sung by a girl in a bar before ascending the building to become an anthem sung from great heights. “My song is your song” Karen O croons throughout, as theRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

In addition to producing about three months of shows and two new songs, The Postal Service reunion can now add a video to the list of things its produced. The AB/CD/CD-directed clip for the new song “A Tattered Line of String” finds a man fighting off a laundry machine that’s trying to suck him in.Read more…

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Video Roundup: Flag Day

237 years ago, the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution that adopted the flag of the United States on June 14. Today, we celebrate the Stars and Stripes with a video playlist all about flags. From flags Black to Wild, here are some songs we’ve flagged as part of a Flag Day soundtrack for ourRead more…

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