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Thursday Music News

The War on Drugs released a new song today and also announced their follow-up record to 2014’s critically-acclaimed Lost in the Dream. The song is called “Holding On” and feels like it could have easily fit on that last LP, with Adam Granduciel sounding Springsteen-esque without sounding derivative and gives hope that this new album won’t disappoint. TheRead more…

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10 Ridiculous Pranks in Rock History

Happy April Fool’s Day! Today, we celebrate the silliest day of the year with a post of ten ridiculous pranks in rock history. Some lean more political, others make for excellent promotional strategies, but they are all equally hilarious (except the Keith Moon pranks, which are objectively the best). 1. Arcade Fire Fans ‘Get Lucky’ Stand aroundRead more…

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Music Heals: Stories & Songs from our Listeners, Part Two

All day long, KEXP is teaming up with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center to present Music Heals, dedicated to the power of music to lift our spirits and heal our souls in the face of cancer. From 6 AM to 6 PM, John Richards, Cheryl Waters, and Kevin Cole will tell theRead more…

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R.I.P. George Michael

Even on its way out, 2016 continues to take from us the things we love. Yesterday, we lost George Michael. The 53-year old pop singer reportedly “passed away peacefully at home” and “in bed”, in Oxfordshire, England, leaving behind a catalog of songs that inspired as much movement on the dance floor as in ourRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Songs for Your Seafair Weekend Soundtrack

It’s time for Friday on My Mind, our weekly post where we look at songs and videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaboration between KEXP and King 5 News. This week in honor of the Blue Angels airshow, we’re looking at Songs for Your Seafair Weekend Soundtrack.

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