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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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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hannah Levin

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. Father John Misty at KEXP, 5/7/12 // photo credit: Hilary Harris (more photos) Hannah’s 2012 Top Ten Albums Artist Album Label Godspeed You! BlackRead more...

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Video Roundup: The Women of 2012

As a supplement to John’s “Mom Show” this morning, and our earlier roundup celebrating women, we’d like to keep the celebration of female art on the indie scene going throughout the day! 2012 has seen an insane number of breakout artists, many (if not most) of which are women who are not afraid to breakRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Dum Dum Girls released a flowery new video for their song “Lord Knows” from the End of Daze album. In the video, Dee Dee, who came into our studios for an acoustic set a few weeks back, rocks a serious witch vibe. Kids these days. On another note, Dee Dee sent out an email toRead more...

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