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Wednesday Music News

A little over a week after the release of their third LP A Fragrant World, Yeasayer has put out a video for the album’s track “Longevity.” Watch lead singer Chris Keating age quickly throughout the course of the song before devolving completely into an eyeless skeleton (highly reminiscent of Gus Fring’s final moments) in theRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

Last week, New Order announced two charity benefit shows for band friend Michael Schamberg, who produced a number of the band’s early videos. The band also noted the absence of their long-suffering bassist Peter Hook, an exclusion that Hook has responded to with liberal use of caps lock and a self-comparison to Freddie Mercury. CheckRead more…

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Monday News Roundup 4/25

Enigmatic brother-sister synthpop duo The Knife haven’t released a proper album since 2006’s acclaimed Silent Shout – despite spearheading the noise opera Tomorrow, In A Year and the release of Fever Ray‘s fantastic solo album — but it looks like that’s all set to change. An announcement on the band’s website claims that they’re “currentlyRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, February 22 MURS with Tabi Bonney, Whole Wheat Bread, Ab-Soul, DJ Foundation @ El Corazon Gregarious and haphazardly-dreadlocked Los Angeles MC Murs will be at El Corazon on Tuesday night, exactly two weeks removed from the release of Melrose, his new project with Terrace Martin. Let’s just say that with the new album MursRead more…

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Song of the Day: Deerhoof – Behold A Marvel In The Darkness

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s song, featured on theRead more…

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Out This Week 1/25

This week’s list of new releases is full of challenges. As you head out, you’ll find yourself testing the limits of your strength as you lug around your shopping cart full of all the great new albums on record store shelves today and the endurance of your ears as you listen to it all. ButRead more…

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

Soul singer Solomon Burke died yesterday at age 70. In the first half of his career, Burke’s popularity apexed in the 60’s, and though he wasn’t quite as famous as some of those who came after him, he’s remembered as one who set the stage for other soulful singers like Isaac Hayes and Barry White.Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, July 5th Deerhoof with The Donkeys and Southeast Engine @ The Vera Project Veteran indie-rockers Deerhoof will be by the Vera Project on Monday as part of a limited summer touring schedule. Deerhoof are best known for noisy, experimental, dream-like, art-school indie rock, revolving around heavy avant-garde guitar work and the sugary, childlike voiceRead more…

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Sasquatch photos from Day 3

Well, it’s finally over and everyone’s back home salving their sunburns and getting caught up on some much needed sleep. By all accounts, the 2009 Sasquatch Music Festival was a raging, and raving (thanks to Girl Talk and Chromeo), success. For those brave enough to weather all three days, the last day payed off withRead more…

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Monday News Mash-Up

An already fruitful week in camp Wilco just got a lot more… fruity. The band is offering up “The Jolly Banker,” yet another Woody Guthrie interpretation from the Nora Guthrie and Billy Bragg tapped musicians. The download is free but the band is kindly asking for donations to benefit the Woody Guthrie Foundation and Archives.Read more…

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