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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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Monday Music News

Mick Jagger closed out his hosting duties for last Saturday’s season finale of SNL by performing a medley of Rolling Stones songs with Arcade Fire, The Strokes, and Foo Fighters as his backing bands.  Somewhere out in musicland, the kitchen sink feels left out.  Videos of that performance can be found here. Radiohead’s Kid ARead more...

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Friday Music News

Not one to let Of Monsters And Men monopolize 2012′s folk spotlight, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes dropped their newest track, “Man on Fire,” on The Late Show with David Letterman last night: Coinciding with the 50th Anniversary (wow) of the founding of the Rolling Stones, frontman Mick Jagger is set to pull doubleRead more...

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Bon Iver wins Grammy x2

Congratulations to Bon Iver for winning two Grammys last night for New Artist and Alternative Album! While this year’s nominees included a healthy dose of KEXP favorites -- Fleet Foxes, The Decemberists, The Black Keys, Wilco, Death Cab for Cutie, My Morning Jacket, Radiohead, Foster The People, and so on -- only Bon Iver emergedRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

Radiohead has started to make headlines again this year, with the announcement of their appearance on a one-hour special edition of the popular comedy-satire series The Colbert Report. Colbert himself has said of the show, “I look forward to meeting the Radioheads and leveraging their anti-corporate indie cred to raise brand awareness for my sponsors.”Read more...

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Monday Music News

Last night the MTV Video Music Awards gathered to congratulate a lot of the usual suspects -- Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Brittney Spears -- and create as much spectacle as possible. Highlights include Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s “special surprise performance” (just after Jay-Z’s wife, Beyonce, announced on the red carpet that sheRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

Though summer music festivals are usually reserved for carefree fun and more good music than anyone knows what to do with, occasionally tragedy can strike in the midst of tens of thousands of patrons crammed into a single festival ground, on which drugs and booze are plentiful and the sun is searing overhead. This, unfortunately,Read more...

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Sasquatch! begins! Foo Fighters, Bob Mould, Death from Above, More!

We are live from Sasquatch! Music Festival this year, broadcasting from all four stages during the festival with NPR. You can listen to the live stream right now . Last night, Bob Mould, Death from Above 1979, and Foo Fighters performed, and Sharon Van Etten incited a round of “Happy Birthday” to celebrate the festival’sRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

The album Gorrilaz recorded on an iPad that was scheduled to be released on Christmas has been released, because Christmas was the other day. It is called The Fall and you can stream the whole thing on Gorillaz’ website. It is available for download for Gorillaz fanclub members. Four-time Grammy nominee and R&B singer andRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Big news on the Sasquatch! front. Foo Fighters have been announced as the 2011 headliners. Not only that, but 2011 will see the festival, held annually at The Gorge, expand to four days. I guess they are anticipating too much good music for only three, but time will tell what kind of toll a four-dayRead more...

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