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Friday Music News

Australian psych-rock five-piece POND have a new video out for “Colder Than Ice,” off their seventh studio album The Weather, released earlier this summer. The video is simplistic in nature, with director George Foster following the band around while they goof off. It also features fellow Australian musician Kirin J Callinan, who recently toured withRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins has passed away at the age of 28. As we reported back in December 2016, Zazu was diagnosed with cervical cancer just one week after finishing her final tour with Those Darlins. In a statement on the band’s Facebook page, her bandmate Linwood Regensburg reports: “She maintained a sense ofRead more…

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National Radio Week: A Matt Pinfield WHTG Playlist

As part of KEXP’s National Radio Week coverage, on the KEXP Blog we will be spotlighting some of the stories and personal testimonials given by a variety of radio luminaries in interviews done with KEXP DJs John Richards, Kevin Cole, and Morning Show producer Owen Murphy. These interviews articulately explain the enduring legacy of early independentRead more…

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Thursday Music News

This Friday, Radiohead are releasing OKNOTOK, a deluxe reissue of their iconic 1997 album OK Computer in honor of its 20th anniversary. The album includes a remastered version of the original album, eight B-sides, a hardcover book, and three previously unreleased tracks: “I Promise,” “Lift,” and “Man of War.” Today they’ve shared the video for “Man ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

Following an electrifying performance at Pickathon, Thee Oh Sees offer a full album stream of their upcoming release, A Weird Exits. Hard to believe it’s only the 17th full-length from John Dwyer and company. KEXP presents the Bay Area band on Friday, November 25th at Neumos. [Consequence of Sound]

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Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth: KEXP’s Earth Day Video Roundup

Not only is today Earth Day, but we’re also on the cusp of music festival season. As we take time to celebrate our planet on this day, think about carrying that spirit with you all summer long: carry a reusable water bottle, or bring your own forks. Our planet will thank you! And in theRead more…

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Song Premiere: Emily Wells – Judas

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Emily Wells. The NYC-based singer, performer songwriter and producer released her full-length debut, Mama, back in 2012, and surprisingly has yet to follow it up with a proper sophomore LP. But that’s not to say she hasn’t been busy. Since then, Wells released an acoustic version ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

Jamie xx, aka Jamie Smith, has shared the music video for his new track “Loud Places (featuring Romy)” from his debut solo LP, In Colour. The album features collaborations with Four Tet, the xx’s Oliver Sim, Popcaan, and Young Thug. In Colour drops on June 1 via Young Turks. [Pitchfork]

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Get Ready for the One-Day Radio Rally!

I’m a sucker for a good B-side. As a teenager, one of my favorite cassettes was the 1984 Warner Bros. compilation Revenge of the Killer B’s. My classmates might have recognized some of the featured artists (Talking Heads, the B-52’s, Depeche Mode, Madonna), but they didn’t know these songs. Familiarity with flipsides was a badgeRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Black Friday!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s Black Friday again. I know you are all stoked about it. On average, about 226 million Americans purchase around $52 billionRead more…

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