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Out This Week 11/29

‘Tis the season for box sets and gift packaging and not so much for new albums in general. Critics, DJs, and music lovers in general are compiling their top ten lists -- in fact, we want you to vote for your favorite releases of 2011 for KEXP’s end-of-the-year countdown here -- so you won’t findRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

The ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and around the country (including Seattle) have gotten bigger and bigger. The rallies against corporate greed have attracted tent-toting demonstrators from across the nation and don’t show signs of subsiding any time soon; the schedule on the Occupy Wall Street website literally never ends. In NewRead more...

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Out This Week 4/19

Record Store Day may be over, but its spirit lives on this week (and every week). In fact, the Sub Pop release of The Head and the Heart‘s self-titled debut, which was available this past Saturday as a Record Store Day preview, comes out officially today. The local band owes much to the Seattle recordRead 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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Thursday News Roundup

New Gorillaz Album for Christmas? Consequence of Sound is reporting that Damon Albarn has recorded an album using his iPad which he will release for FREE on Christmas Day. The music was created during the Gorillaz latest tour of the U.S. over a month. They’ve also made an Advent Calendar to track the release here.

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Monday Morning News Fix

In case you haven’t heard, the latest painfully awkward Kanye West moment has befallen the nation, and the controversy conveniently comes just weeks before his new album is scheduled to drop (My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy will be released November 22). West was brought on to the Today show to sit down with Matt LauerRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

The Seattle music community, and far beyond that indeed, is at a loss as the life of Andy Kotowicz, Sub Pop’s Vice President of Sales and Director of Marketing, was tragically cut short by a car accident last week. In effort to support Andy’s wife, Jocelyn; his 3-year old daughter, Anna; and the rest ofRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Now that the City Arts Fest has come and gone, it looks like there might not be any big music events or festivals around the Northwest for a while. It should start raining and getting cold soon though, so at least we have that to look forward to. Despite the Summer/Fall festival season coming toRead more...

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Monday Morning News Mash-Up

Soul singer Solomon Burke died yesterday at age 70. In the first half of his career, Burke’s popularity apexed in the 60′s, and though he wasn’t quite as famous as some of those who came after him, he’s remembered as one who set the stage for other soulful singers like Isaac Hayes and Barry White.Read more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist - Damon Albarn (of Gorillaz and Blur)

Every Saturday morning at 9am I wake up and start researching music for that day’s show.  There’s always a list of brand new stuff sent out the night before from the programming team. But before getting to that it’s fun to start with looking for great older songs and bands that I haven’t heard yet. Read more...

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