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Thursday Music News

More new music from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis! In this fun video for the track “Downtown,” Macklemore takes hip hop pioneers Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel on a stroll through the streets of Spokane. (And keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of Mariners’ Ken Griffey Jr., too.) The duo will debutRead more…

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Music That Matters: A Beautiful Thud

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 474 – A Beautiful Thud Afternoon Show host Kevin ColeRead more…

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Live Review: Destroyer’s Dan Bejar at Hilliard’s Brewery 8/15

“It’s been about 15 years since I last played in Ballard,” Dan Bejar of Destroyer reminisced, pushing back his signature crown of curls with his hand. “It’s still a very interesting place to play…” Tonight’s show was very interesting in particular: Dan was in town as part of the JanSport Bonfire Sessions, a series ofRead more…

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Thursday Music News

While we’d naturally prefer you to keep listening to KEXP, there’s several great full album streams out today, too. Yo La Tengo share their forthcoming full-length, Stuff Like That There, which hits stores August 28th via Matador Records (stream here). Much like the band’s 1990 release Fakebook, the album consists of covers, and reunites themRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: The JanSport Bonfire Session with Destroyer’s Dan Bejar, The Belle Game, Dude York 8/15

Summer is winding down, but you can celebrate with one last bonfire this weekend. On Saturday, August 15th, head to Hillard’s Brewery in Ballard for the latest JanSport Bonfire Sessions, a nationwide free outdoor concert series that “brings together music fans, bands and a bonfire under the big sky.” Under Seattle’s sky, we get DanRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Scottish trio CHVRCHES share a track from their highly-anticipated sophomore release Every Open Eye. Stream the opening cut from the album below. Every Open Eye hits stores on September 25th via Glassnote, and the band are playing an all-ages show Wednesday, October 14th at The Paramount. [Spin]

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Song of the Day: Destroyer – Dream Lover

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 DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Dream Lover” by DestroyerRead more…

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Music That Matters: Drenched in Guitars

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 471 – Drenched in Guitars: Variety Mix host Mel isRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

By the time this gets posted, Mac DeMarco‘s Brooklyn backyard will be overflowing with fans. Last night, the charismatic artist invited everyone over to 153 Morgan Avenue to hear unreleased music that he’ll be blasting from his car stereo (presumably his forthcoming mini-album Another One out on August 7th via Captured Tracks). He also offeredRead more…

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Video Roundup: 50 States/50 Bands

Take a musical road trip with DJ Kevin Cole: today, on The Afternoon Show on KEXP, he presents 50 States/50 Bands. From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, he’ll be playing a band from every state in the U.S.A. in celebration of Independence Day. Tune in and see who he chooses for your home state. YouRead more…

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