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KEXP Reaches 500 Million Views on YouTube!

Thanks to you, KEXP has hit another milestone! This past weekend, we added one more thing to be thankful for as we surpassed half a billion views on our YouTube channel! Back when we first brought video cameras into our live room, nearly ten years ago, we couldn’t have imagined the impact KEXP videos wouldRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Our girl Grimes always does the unexpected, and that’s just part of the reason why we love her. Today, she has released not one, not two, but SEVEN new videos for tracks from her latest LP, Art Angels. The clips were created by Grimes, her brother, Mac Boucher, and her best friend, HANA, during aRead more…

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Outside Lands Music Festival 2016, Day 1

Cool, cloudy. Evening rain giving way to a damp smell of eucalyptus, wood chips, cigarettes, weed, and fried foods. The crowd at Golden Gate Park’s polo field is sparse in the early afternoon. But this lush green space is going to swell with some 70,000 music fans by days end. The ninth annual Outside LandsRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Grimes is a self-admitted comic book dork — she designed a variant cover for Image Comics’ The Wicked + The Divine, and is a former intern for Drawn & Quarterly — so, it’s no surprise she was excited to contribute a track to the soundtrack for Suicide Squad, adapted from the DC comic. In anRead more…

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Friday Music News

M.I.A. and Skrillrex have teamed up on a new single called “Go Off.” The song will be featured on her upcoming studio album AIM, which drops on September 9. Yesterday, M.I.A. announced that this album will be her last, she said: “I wanna go and do some other stuff and take some time out.” WatchRead more…

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O Canada: A KEXP Video Roundup

Can you believe it’s been eight years since DJ Cheryl Waters first kicked off her now-annual Canada Day show? Even our friends at the Canadian consulate are tuning in, like Consulate General James K. Hill (right) who stopped by the station to chat with Cheryl about the Great White North! “There is so much amazingRead more…

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Thursday Music News

CHVRCHES and Death Cab for Cutie have recently hit the road together, and last night in Charleston, SC, frontwoman Lauren Mayberry joined the Seattle band on stage for “Brothers on a Hotel Bed,” a track from 2005’s Plans. Watch fan shot video of their collaboration below. We’ve also got fan shot footage of frontman BenRead more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 4: Grimes

From the second Claire Boucher steps on the main stage at Sasquatch! Music Festival, it seems as if there are two versions of Grimes present during her shows. One, perhaps more reflective of the artist than her art, is the sincere, enthusiastic, slightly awkward person that speaks on the mic in between songs. (“I didRead more…

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Monday Music News

Electropop pixie Grimes delivers another eye-popping video from her most recent full-length, Art Angels, out now on 4AD. Watch the clip for “California” directed by Grimes herself and her brother, Mac. Watch out for cameo appearances from Purity Ring’s Megan James, HANA, Born Gold, model Eric Cheng, and Mac, too. [Consequence of Sound]

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Thursday Music News

It’s hard to believe it’s been four years since Adam Yauch, aka MCA of the Beastie Boys, passed away from cancer. SoCal punks FIDLAR posted a tribute today online, a loving rendition of the single “Sabotage” from the 1994 Beasties album Ill Communication. Listen below. FIDLAR have long cited the groundbreaking trio as an influence,Read more…

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