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Tuesday Music News

Canadian multimedia artist Mac DeMarco will release his new album, Salad Days on April Fool’s Day - no joke. Now you can listen to his amazing new track, “Passing Out Pieces.” It’s a dreamy, psychedelic ditty that makes a mighty fine lead single. [CoS]

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Live Around Town This Week

With everyone finally back from SXSW in Austin, the local concert calendar also picks up significantly this week. Starting on Monday, The Magnetic Fields begin the first of two night at the Neptune Theatre, followed on Tuesday night with the Drive By Truckers at the Showbox, and local legends Mudhoney bring the noise to theRead more...

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Happy birthday, Kurt Cobain!

It’s pretty much a rite of passage for any new band these days to cut their teeth on Nirvana covers, and it’s a testament to the band’s universal influence when musicians from all genres (and even the bands who influenced Nirvana to begin with) are more likely to play Nirvana songs than those of anyRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

November 21st will see the release of Kate Bush‘s new album, 50 Words for Snow, her second release this year including Director’s Cut, wherein she reworked select songs from her back catalog. Now you can listen to 50 Words a whole week early, as the album’s streaming in its entirety over at NPR. Brian EnoRead more...

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Live Video: KEXP at CMJ, Day 3

On Friday, we wrapped up our 2011 CMJ broadcast from Ace Hotel New York, sponsored by Toyota Free Yr Radio, with four bands that couldn’t be more different but are all quite excellent. First up was a new band called WATERS, fronted by Van Pierszalowski, who KEXP listeners already know from his previous band, PortRead more...

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KEXP @ CMJ 2011, Day 3: EMA

Erika M. Anderson began EMA in the wake of the dissolution of Gowns, but her new sound is nowhere near the electro-folk of her previous project. Rather, EMA glorifies in scuzzy guitars, apathetic vocal delivery, and a serious attitude. Combining country, goth, and grunge into a singular whole may sound like career disaster, but AndersonRead more...

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KEXP’s CMJ Broadcast Preview!

KEXP is thrilled to announce our 2011 CMJ broadcast showcase! KEXP, partnered with Toyota Free Yr Radio, will be returning to New York City for a live broadcast during the 2011 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival to host a series of intimate live performances in the lobby of the Ace Hotel New York startingRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Rocktober is finally here and as usual, we’ve got an impressive array of shows lined up for the week, including the much beloved Reverb Festival. Monday starts with a good old fashioned hoe down with Hank 3 at the Showbox, on Tuesday the re-emergence of the Neptune continues with CSS and MEN, and The PainsRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

In addition to the ongoing KEXP Summer Membership Drive going on this week, it’s also time for the annual Noise For The Needy concerts. For those unfamiliar, Noise For The Needy is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization that raises money for charitable causes through the production of live music shows. This year all proceeds will benefit RealRead more...

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Song of the Day: EMA - The Grey Ship

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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