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Wednesday Music News

Perhaps you have seen the mysterious graffiti painted on the ground around the city. What looks a bit like random letters in a circle is actually Arcade Fire’s underground press for their upcoming album Reflektor – and today they released another piece of the puzzle. In a short film we see the band mixed withRead more…

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Song of the Day: Eleanor Friedberger – Stare at the Sun

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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 song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Stare at the Sun”Read more…

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Live Video: Eleanor Friedberger

Even if you hadn’t caught her 2011 solo debut, Last Summer, you’d know at first listen to the vocals on her latest album, Personal Record, who Eleanor Friedberger is. Hers is the unmistakeable nasal drawl that characterizes the songs of The Fiery Furnaces, which Friedberger comprises with her brother, Matthew. As the two have takenRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This Sunday is our annual Father’s Day Kids Dance Party — with DJ sets from Kid Hops and DJ Rhythma, dancing with the Vicious Puppies crew, crafts and more — but the kids don’t get to have all the fun, as there’s plenty of great music in clubs this week. On Monday, Portland’s Black PrairieRead more…

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Out This Week 6/4

On their dreamy fifth album, Scottish band Camera Obscura adds a local flavor by recording with Portland based producer (and former Seattleite) Tucker Martine. Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls Desire Lines “a beautifully crafted set of bittersweet, soul-tinged indie-pop, featuring a warm, lush sound with guitars, synths, horns, organ and other instrumentation accompanying TracyanneRead more…

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Live Review: Eleanor Friedberger at the Crocodile 2/9

It’s 10:15pm on a Thursday night and Dominant Legs is close to wrapping up their set at the Crocodile, dedicating the last song to Eleanor, and asking the audience to consider buying a CD to help buy back some stolen equipment (read more about it or help out here). The crowd is partially responsive. ARead more…

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Concert Preview: Eleanor Friedberger @ The Crocodile 2/9

Eleanor Friedberger is playing at the Crocodile Thursday night, February 9. If you haven’t heard “My Mistakes”, the lead single off of her debut solo LP Last Summer, listen to it above, and I’ll probably see you on Thursday. You may know the Friedberger name from The Fiery Furnaces, Eleanor’s band with her brother Matt.Read more…

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Tim

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We’re exhausted but had an amazing Labor Day weekend at Bumbershoot! As expected, the music just keeps getting better and the schedule keeps getting busier. Tuesday starts a 2-night series at the Paramount with Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen. On Thursday we’ve got The Horrors at Neumo’s, Friday has The Antlers at Neptune, Sleepy SunRead more…

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Song of the Day: Eleanor Friedberger – Roosevelt Island

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased tracks, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more…

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