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Midnight in a Perfect World: Different Sleep

Currently based in Los Angeles, San Diego native and emerging electronic producer Rafa Lavarez (a.k.a. Different Sleep) has been steadily evolving his underground style over the past 5 years, adding upon his early lush downtempo aesthetic to incorporate a more physical and abstract sound that adventurously touches upon juke, garage, and ambient styles, while stillRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: dj100proof

Seattle’s dj100proof is the alias of Jeff Lawrence, one of most assured and smoothest DJs in the local music community. Well-known for his vibrant cutting-edge blends and his “Backyard BBQ” mixtape series, he’s been a driving force and resident behind a flurry of on-going DJ nights and parties – currently holding it down at theRead more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Mark Redito

Formerly known under the alias Spazzkid, Mark Redito is a Los Angeles-based electronic artist creating an energetic and emotional sound that finds a perfect middle-ground between pop perfection and club bangers. Recent releases on Cascine, Magical Properties, and IHC 1NFINITY have displayed his evolving sound that continues to thrill with an intimacy, intensity, and playfulnessRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

We’ve always known Seattle band Tangerine were sweet, but as if to prove it, they’ve got a new EP titled Sugar Teeth coming out in February on Swoon Records. Swoon, indeed! Check out the first single, “Tender,” below. Sugar Teeth hits the streets on February 19th, and the trio play Neumos on Thursday, January 14thRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The Arcs, Dan Auerbach’s new music project, have released a brand new single called “Fool’s Gold.” In an interview with Rolling Stone, Auerbach described the meaning of Fool’s Gold as having “the same thrilling discovery, the same shiny luster and perceived weight as gold, but it isn’t gold and when all is said and done,Read more…

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Midnight in a Perfect World: Nordic Soul

Nordic Soul, the DJ and production alias of Decibel Festival founder/director Sean Horton, kicks off Midnight In A Perfect World with a brilliant mix inspired by the thrilling and mysterious roller coaster known as LOVE. Launching off with a beautiful a capella from The Beatles, Nordic Soul’s mix seamlessly blends together 24 groovy, sexy, andRead more…

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Coachella 2015 Lineup Announced

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival have announced their line-up for 2015, and it’s wacky! Coachella 2015 will again take place over two weekends, April 10-12 and April 17-19, in Indio, California. Headliners include AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake. Reunited bands Ride and Drive Like Jehu are also on the schedule. Oh, and ’70sRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

British electronic duo Orbital have announced their retirement. Brothers Paul and Phil Hartnoll have been making music together since the 80’s, but according to their official statement: “Nothing lasts forever and it’s time to stop.” Phil wasted no time announcing his own solo project called 8:58. He’s even shared his first song and video, aptlyRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Right now you can stream Kimbra‘s entire new album thanks to the folks at NPR. The New Zealand songstress has some serious talent joining her on the album – Matt Bellamy of Muse and Mark Foster of Foster the People – just to name a few. The Golden Echo won’t be officially released until AugustRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Alex

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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