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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Troy Nelson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2013, as votedRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Congrats to Seattle band La Luz, whose first music video from their debut, It’s Alive, is currently being premiered on Entertainment Weekly’s website. The Carlos Lopez-directed video for “Big Big Blood” embraces the dark side of the group’s 60′s surf sound with its aptly retro horror show imagery. [Entertainment Weekly]

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Live Around Town This Week

If any weekend were to officially signal the start of the Spring/Summer Concert Festival season in the Northwest it has to be Sasquatch Music Festival weekend! Running from Friday thru Monday, Sasquatch is sure to have some surprises in store with a fantastic lineup this year. Of course, KEXP will be broadcasting from the festivalRead more...

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Out This Week 3/12

It’s a short list of new releases this week, as all eyes and ears are on the SXSW festival, but there are a few key releases you’ll want to pick up in stores today. First and foremost, the latest from David Bowie, whose first album in ten years is not only a surprise to allRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

The big news is finally here -- David Bowie will be releasing THE NEXT DAY on Iso/Columbia Records, his first new album in 10 years, and the announcement comes on his 66th birthday. How kind of him to give a present on the day he should be receiving them! The rock and roller has beenRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Yo La Tengo have announced their new album is titled Fade and will be released by Matador on January 15. It’s their first since 2009′s Popular Songs. Check out their website for the full track list or to pre-order the album. “Stupid Things” from September’s Stupid Things EP will be on the album, albeit in a different form. In the wake ofRead more...

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Scribes Sounding Off: Slurping Up The 70s

In the previous installment of SSO, we looked at how 80s-defined punk rock imagery affected movies of (mostly) that time period -- in the glorious coffee table tome Destroy All Movies!! Now we’re going to go back in time and broaden our scope to stare at some wonky but wonderful LP jackets, and listen againRead more...

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from March

March was a busy month for KEXP as we were gearing up for and attending South By SouthWest Music Conference and Festival in Austin, Texas. And let’s face it, most of the bands we love here at KEXP were doing the same thing. In addition to SXSW, we also had to take care of ourRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

That right there is a new music video for The Monsters of Folk‘s song, “Dear God,” which was just released. You won’t see the monsters themselves, though. Conor Oberst, Jim James, M. Ward, and Mike Mogis let director and Michel Gondry protege Lauri Faggioni do her thing instead.

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Monday News Mash-Up

Good advertising for Pepsi, but a significant reward for one worthwhile community organization: Two great Canadian bands, Metric and Broken Social Scene, have been asked to choose and promote an organization that helps “refresh communities.” After giving a pitch for each cause -- Metric is supporting the Women’s Funding Network, whose efforts are directed towardRead more...

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