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Tuesday Music News

Fleet Foxes are getting back together. The Seattle indie band went on hiatus five years ago after they released their sophomore album, Helplessness Blues. At the time, frontman Robin Pecknold had decided to go back to Columbia University to earn his degree. Now it seems the hiatus is coming to an end. According to guitaristRead more…

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Monday Music News

When Courtney Barnett sings about “Three Packs a Day,” she’s not talking about smoking. (I mean, c’mon. Haven’t you listened to the lyrics of “Avant Gardener“? She’s not that good at breathing in.) Instead, the brand-new single from the Australian singer/songwriter is an ode to ramen. While dietitians may disagree with the title, the trackRead more…

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Friday Music News

By Britta Plyler and Janice Headley Texas guitar great Leon Bridges has contributed a track to the upcoming Will Smith film, Concussion, a biographical thriller based on the life of Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist who took on the National Football League. For the soundtrack, Bridges contributes the soulful, dramatic single “So Long,” which youRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

It’s been over twenty years since his death and yet Kurt Cobain is still contributing to the music industry. On November 13, Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings, an album of home-recorded Cobain tracks will be released. A special 7″ of his songs, “And I Love Her (Beatles Cover)” and “Sappy,” will be out onRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Real Estate frontman Martin Courtney has announced he’ll be releasing a solo album, titled Many Moons, out October 30th via Domino. A press release states the full-length, “is squinting-at-the-sun bright, full of subtle introspection, an elliptical document of Courtney’s transition into family life and fatherhood.” Aww. Fellow Real Estate’r keyboardist Matt Kallman contributes to theRead more…

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Music That Matters: Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 4

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. 459 – Runner Powered Podcast, Volume 4 Morning Show hostRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Runner Powered Podcast Volume 4!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. I couldn’t be more excited that Volume 4 of our Runner Powered Podcasts is launching today. I absolutely love curating these podcasts,Read more…

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Friday Music News

In 2013 Laura Marling starred in a short film called Woman Driver,as part of a 72-hour National Film Challenge in Marfa, Texas. Marling debuts three new songs in the film, in which she portrays a hitchhiker. One of the songs may even appear on her upcoming album Short Movie (out March 24). Check out WomanRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Fall Sports Edition

It’s Friday so it’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post centered around videos based on one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Fall will officially be here in a few weeks, which means that it’s the best time of year for sports. ThisRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Legendary alternative rockers Dinosaur Jr. have announced their new album titled I Bet on the Sky. This is trio’s tenth studio album in 27 years and their third since reuniting in 2005, an indication that J, Lou, and Murph show no signs of slowing (or turning it) down anytime soon. I Bet on the SkyRead more…

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