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Bonnaroo 2013: Thursday

Looking at the lineup of Bonnaroo over the past few years, it seems as if the organizers booked their roster by throwing everything at the wall and seeing what stuck. Well, this year, everything stuck. On the top two lines of the bill, there’s a Beatle, an Icelandic electronic music goddess, the guy who madeRead more…

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Live Video: Django Django

Back in October, we took the first opportunity we had to bring Scottish group Django Django live on air. Their self-titled debut, soon to be nominated for a Mercury Prize, had been released just the day before, and a full U.S. tour was still a dream, but the band was able to drop by theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Jason Molina of Magnolia Electric Co. and Songs: Ohia has passed away. Sadly, Molina died on Saturday as a result of organ failure. According to his family, he had been in and out of rehab due to his struggle with alcoholism since 2011. His final release was last summer’s Autumn Bird Songs. It is alwaysRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

With SXSW just winding down and the hometown folk all but headed home, we’re ready for more concerts and a new festival in Boise Idaho. It’s the inaugural year of the Treefort Music Fest which runs from Thursday March 21 – Sunday March 24; featuring music from National, Local, and Regional acts. Some great bandsRead more…

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Live Video: Django Django

While it’s hard to begrudge Alt-J their winning the Mercury Prize, many of us at KEXP were also rooting for another young U.K. group, Django Django. These London-based Scots have also created a stunning art-pop debut, though on their self-titled release, Django Django tend to favor warmer, more Americana and Eastern influences to Alt-J’s coolerRead more…

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Song of the Day: Django Django – Hail Bop

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part 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. Today’s selection, featured on the Morning Show with John Richards, is “Hail Bop” by Django DjangoRead more…

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Out This Week 10/9

The year’s not done offering its best new releases just yet. Witness Tame Impala‘s Lonerism, the Perth, Australia band’s eagerly anticipated second album which doesn’t for a moment fail to impress on what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls “another imaginatively crafted set of expansive psych-rock that’s both sonically adventurous and highly melodic, with denselyRead more…

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Fall Fundraising Drive: Live Music Matters

What a whirlwind of special programming this week has been! I’m still humming classic songs from last night’s 1972 flashback edition of “The Roadhouse” (damn you, Greg Vandy, for getting “Stuck In The Middle With You” wedged in my noggin!), and I’ve been closely monitoring our countdown of the top albums of the past 40Read more…

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Out This Week 9/25

Our guest earlier today live on the Morning Show, Sera Cahoone tops this week’s list of new releases with her third solo effort. The Seattle singer-songwriter — formerly, and sometimes still, drummer — improves upon her last two excellent albums with what our Music Director, Don Yates, calls, “an often-gorgeous set of haunting country-folk withRead more…

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Music News: Alt-J, Django Django, Jessie Ware Nominated for Mercury Prize

This year’s Mercury Prize awards were released earlier this morning, containing 12 British or Irish albums of the year as judged by the independent panel of judges, and attempting to encase the year’s best sounds. In case you don’t know: the Mercury Prize is among the most prestigious awards a band can receive, giving themRead more…

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