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Thursday Music News

Earlier this week, Pearl Jam guitarist extraordinaire Mike McCready performed the national anthem before a Seattle Sounders FC game. Watch his soaring take on “The Star-Spangled Banner” below, reminiscent of Jimi Hendrix’s legendary version from 50 years ago. [Consequence of Sound]

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TV Eye: Week of 11/10

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, November 10th: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Spandau Ballet Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jenny Lewis TheRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 13th • Saintseneca, Kithkin, Robert Francis and The Night Tide at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) • Gossling, Eggshells at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info)

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Monday Music News

If our recent in-studio session with Thurston Moore was too much of a tease, you can now stream his forthcoming full-length album, The Best Day, below. His fourth solo album finds the former Sonic Youth frontman backed by longtime drummer Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine bassist Deb Googe, and UK musician James Sedwards. Find itRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Pure Play

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. 427 – Pure Play Host Kevin Cole features some ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

We’ve got another track from Ex-Hex, a new project led by Mary Timony, formerly of Wild Flag, Helium, and (let’s just throw it out there ’cause they were awesome) Autoclave. Stream the bad-ass track “Beast” below. The debut full-length from this DC power-trio is titled Rips, and comes out 10/7 on Merge Records. [Stereogum]

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Wednesday Music News

Mary Timony is back with a new project, Ex Hex, whose debut album is appropriately titled Rips, ’cause this does. The former Helium frontwoman/Wild Flag guitarist brings her trademark shred to the single “Don’t Wanna Lose.” Rips comes out 10/7 on Merge Records. [Stereogum]

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KEXP at SXSW: The Interviews, Part 1

During SXSW this year, KEXP returned to Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop and teamed up with Distiller Promo, Sub Pop Records + Hardly Art, and Merge Records for three days of free showcases featuring Dum Dum Girls, Wye Oak, Black Lips, La Luz, Hurray for the Riff Raff and many others. Between sets, we asked eachRead more…

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KEXP at SXSW This Week

KEXP is excited to return to Mellow Johnny’s Bike Shop in Austin, TX for SXSW! Join us for these FREE, all ages sessions — each performance is open to the public, and no wristband is required to attend! Not in Austin this week? Let us bring the scene to you with exclusive photos and reportsRead more…

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Monday Music News

With Thee Oh Sees on “indefinite hiatus,” frontman John Dwyer is forging ahead with his “hand-made electronics” solo project Damaged Bug. Visit Pitchfork to download the track “Photograph” from his forthcoming debut, Hubba Bubba, via Dwyer’s Castle Face label. [Pitchfork]

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