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Tuesday Music News

Australian psych outfit King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard took over 2017 by stating at the beginning of the year that they would put out five albums in just this year and then…did it. Their fifth album doesn’t have a name yet but should be dropping soon. They’ve previously shared two tracks off the album:Read more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: Michele Myers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Seattle art-rap duo Shabazz Palaces released two albums, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz Vs. The Jealous Machines, on the same day earlier this year. Today they’ve shared the video for “Since C.A.Y.A.,” the Thundercat-featuring opening track off of Born on a Gangster Star. The clip was directed by Stephan Gray and includes additional footage from KahlilRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Amber Mark

Amber Mark is a blossoming NYC-based vocalist making waves in the music world with her stunning voice and vibrant sound that blends R&B, pop, soul, dancehall, and various club styles. She just released her impressive debut mini-album 3:33am, recently appeared on stand-out singles by DJDS, Demo Taped, and Wilma Archer, and is currently wrapping upRead more…

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Live Review: Gorillaz at Key Arena 9/30

Gorillaz is a project that was birthed from Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett’s long nights of subjecting themselves to MTV music videos. The idea was that the band would be a comment on the lack of substance in the videos that they repetitively sacrificed their eyes and minds to. That was in 1998, and nowRead more…

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Friday Music News

Grizzly Bear dropped their fifth album, Painted Ruins, today via RCA but before it released they stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to perform lead single “Mourning Sound.” Ed Droste & Co played the beautiful, mellow song under a halo of red lights while Droste looked relaxed in a striped pullover. Catch all theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Frankie Rose has a new album being released this Friday, August 11 called Cage Tropical. Today she shared the third single from the album, along with a hazy video, “Dyson Sphere.” The video was directed by Daniel Patrick Carbone. Rose teamed up with producer Jorge Elbrecht (Tamaryn, Gang Gang Dance, No Joy, Violens) to work onRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Sam Beam’s project Iron & Wine is back with a new album, a new single with video, and some tour dates. The single is called “Call It Dreaming” and the video was directed by J. Austin Wilson. The video features Beam and his friends performing in a magical pickup truck that moved by itself withoutRead more…

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In Stores Now 5/1

April ended strong with new releases from some of our favorite artists. It’s been five years since the last album from Feist, and the Canadian songstress returns with what KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls “a powerful set of dark, intimate folk-rock. Recorded mostly live, the album features a stark, raw sound with unconventional, shape-shiftingRead more…

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Friday Music News

CHVRCHES have teamed up with actress Kristen Stewart for a live version of their track “Down Side of Me,” which can be found on the box set 7-Inches for Planned Parenthood (with 100% of the proceeds being donated to Planned Parenthood, natch). In a press release, frontwoman Lauren Mayberry says the track, “was not writtenRead more…

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