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Thursday Music News

Longtime KEXP-friend Bob Mould has announced his next album, Beauty & Ruin, is slated for a June 3rd release on Merge Records. He’ll continue to be backed by bassist Jason Narducy (Split Single, Verbow) and drummer Jon Wurster (Superchunk, Mountain Goats), who pretty much killed it on Mould’s 2012 release, Silver Age, and in KEXP’sRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

DJ Cheryl Waters was infamously speechless after UK trio London Grammar performed live in the KEXP studios (watch that session here). We can’t wait to hear what she thinks of the band’s latest video for the track “Hey Now,” filmed in stop-motion animation. Watch the breathtaking clip from their debut album, If You Wait, below.Read more...

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Music That Matters Podcast: Inform, Educate, Entertain

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. 394 - Inform, Educate, Entertain Music is the perfect companion.Read more...

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Friday Music News

KEXP is celebrating Blue Friday as the Seattle Seahawks head to Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2nd, and in the spirit of the Seattle sound, the Seahawks have shared interviews with local musicians Macklemore, Chris Cornell, Ann Wilson, Duff McKagan, and Jerry Cantrell, along with additional celebrity supporters, actors Rainn Wilson and Joel McHale,Read more...

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Out This Week 1/28

The first month of 2014 is closing out with another strong batch of releases, including the third album from L.A. band Dum Dum Girls, which KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls, “a darker, more ‘80s-influenced take on the band’s psych-tinged pop-rock, featuring a more spacious, atmospheric sound propelled by streamlined guitars, Dee Dee’s aching vocalsRead more...

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TV Eye: Week of 1/27

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, January 27th Jimmy Fallon: Barry Gibb Jimmy Kimmel: Airborne Toxic Event David Letterman: Arctic MonkeysRead more...

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Album Review: Dum Dum Girls - Too True

Dee Dee Penny is a woman who cannot be held down. With pretty much every album she’s crafted with Dum Dum Girls, she’s pushed forward the cutting edge of the Brooklyn indie rock scene. That case was especially evident with 2011′s Only In Dreams. Together with its phenomenal coda EP, End of Daze, Dee DeeRead more...

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Monday Music News

HBO’s Girls kicked off their third season last night with a very special guest: Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth and Body/Head. Gordon played “Mindy,” an inmate at a rehab facility alongside regular character Jessa. Click here to watch the season premiere, and skip ahead to 7:35 and 14:07 to see Kim. [Stereogum]

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I Got High 4/20 Playlist!

Happy Weed Day, everyone! Though the origins of “420″ aren’t quite the stuff of legend (it was not actually police code for marijuana use in progress), it certainly has become the rallying cry of pot smokers and is celebrated daily without anyone’s help. But the day 4/20 is likely to raise more blunts, and hopefullyRead more...

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Live Video: Dum Dum Girls

Dee Dee, songwriter and main force behind the Dum Dum Girls, stopped by the KEXP studio to chat with Stevie Zoom and perform alone with just her heavy-tremolo-ed guitar. Her Girls-less performance is a throwback to the early 2008 to 2010 years, which saw Dee Dee’s first CDR release on her own label and ledRead more...

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