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Thursday Music News

Veteran Tucson-based band Calexico share a video for the track “Tapping on the Line,” featuring none other than beloved chanteuse Neko Case on guest vocals. The clip, directed by Jason Roark, was filmed at Portland’s Flora Recording & Playback studios during the band’s recent tour with The Decemberists. Watch below. Y’know what else was filmedRead more…

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Friday Music News

Well, who saw that coming? Wilco have unleashed a surprise new full-length this morning, and are offering it as a free download through August 13th. A CD version hits stores on August 21st, and the vinyl comes out November 27th. The hilariously-named Star Wars is the band’s 11th studio album. Stream the whole dang thingRead more…

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Friday Music News

In honor of Father’s Day, Future Islands have shared the video for their Singles track “A Song For Our Grandfathers.” The clip shows the band spending some quality time at a family reunion in North Carolina before performing the sweet song for everyone. Future Islands have also posted a site where you can send theRead more…

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Sasquatch 2015, Day 4: Future Islands

Future Islands has certainly blown up over the last year, as evidenced by the large crowd they drew to their main stage set at Sasquatch. This Baltimore, Maryland band is one of those rare groups whose breakthrough success essentially comes down to one single performance. In their case, it was their network television debut, an enthralling performanceRead more…

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Sasquatch! 2015 Video Round-Up

Fire up your Winnebagos and ready your best port-a-potty stance because it’s that time of the year again kids… give it up for Sasquatch! For those of you making the voyage out to the Gorge, we here at KEXP wish you an enjoyable and safe weekend. May the skies be clear, blue, and hail-free forRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Who could forget that impassioned performance from Future Islands on the Late Show with David Letterman last year? (Watch it again here.) Letterman was so wow’ed, he brought the guys back last night where they performed their single “The Chase,” just released the other week for Record Store Day. As always, frontman Samuel T. HerringRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/27

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, April 27th: Late Show with David Letterman: Todd Rundgren Jimmy Kimmel Live: Stromae The LateRead more…

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Thursday Music News

As we announced earlier this year, Sam Beam (better known as Iron & Wine) is digging through his archives and releasing the findings on his own Black Cricket Recording Company label. Archive Series Volume No. 1 is out now, featuring demos and unreleased material recorded around the same time as his 2002 debut album TheRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Björk fans, prepare to get violently happy: the iconic Icelandic pixie announced last night that she’ll be releasing her ninth studio album, Vulnicura, this March. In a handwritten note posted online late last night, she shared the track listing. The release will be her first album in four years, since 2011’s Grammy-nominated Biophilia. [Under theRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 1/12

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, January 12th: Late Show with David Letterman: St. Paul and the Broken Bones Tuesday, JanuaryRead more…

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