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Wednesday Music News

After all the drama that ensued after this year’s Grammy’s on Sunday, you may have missed that Father John Misty won the award for Best Recording Package for 2017’s Pure Comedy. Josh Tillman unsurprisingly skipped attending the ceremony, but last night during a concert in Sydney he belatedly gave his acceptance speech. The incredibly Tillman-esque ramblingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

All the way back in August, when Father John Misty was on his Pure Comedy tour, he recorded an episode of Austin City Limits for PBS. Recorded at The Moody Theater in downtown Austin, he delivered a shorter set than the other shows on his tour (his Seattle show at the Paramount was over twoRead more…

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Celebrating Little Big Show: Looking Back at Shows 1-5

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been nearly six years since Little Big Show first started. A collaborative effort between KEXP, Starbucks, and STG Presents, Little Big Show has hosted 19 different shows at The Neptune that pair renowned artists with arts organizations throughout Seattle. On Saturday, January 6, Pickwick and Porter Ray will performRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Quilty 3000

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017. Check out the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And check out more top albums from KEXP DJs, staff, and volunteers here. Quilty 3000’s 2017 Top Ten Albums artist album label The War onRead more…

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Monday Music News

Scottish indie band Franz Ferdinand are releasing their first album in five years, Always Ascending, in early 2018. Today they’ve shared the video for the title track and lead single. Directed by Parisian collective AB/CD/CD, the slick video features the band members quite literally ascending through different settings. Alex Kapranos said in a recent interview:  “In terms of theRead more…

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Throwaway Style: Dude York Take Care of Christmas with Halftime for the Holidays

Throwaway Style is a weekly column dedicated to examining all aspects of the Northwest music scene. Whether it’s a new artist making waves, headlines affecting local talent, or reflecting on some of the music that’s been a foundation in our region; this space celebrates everything happening in the Northwest region, every Thursday on the KEXP Blog. ChristmasRead more…

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KEXP Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Tom Petty

In the weeks since Tom Petty‘s sudden death, dozens of musicians have honored the rocker by covering his songs. The breadth and depth of these tributes is awe-inspiring: Sure, artists have gravitated toward the hits — “American Girl,” “Don’t Come Around Here No More,” “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” and “Free Fallin’” — but musicians haveRead more…

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Monday Music News

The eternally sarcastic Father John Misty has created a country version of the title track off his latest album Pure Comedy. Clearly intentioned as parody, Josh Tillman puts on a country accent and changes the instrumentation, adding the exclaim: “That’s right boys, bring it on home!” He even accidentally lets out a laugh at oneRead more…

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Project Pabst, Day 1: Iggy Pop, Father John Misty, Filthy Friends, FIDLAR, White Reaper, Pup, Lizzo, The Last Artful Dodgr

The fourth annual Project Pabst descended upon the Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland over the last weekend of August. Since its inception, the festival has been set like a variety jukebox arrangement one would listen to over a few cold beers or, in this case, cold PBRs. Yet, the best quality about this festivalRead more…

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Thursday Music News

St. Vincent made her glorious return with the single “New York” earlier this year and today it’s received the video treatment from Alex Da Corte. The colorful and fashionable video features Clark and a slew of models in a variety of cartoonish settings. Da Corte said of the video, “I think Annie’s New York is the NewRead more…

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