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TV Eye: Week of 5/2

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, May 2nd: Jimmy Kimmel Live: Mash-up Monday with Of Monsters & Men At Work TheRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Singer-songwriter Matthew E. White teamed up with childhood friend Natalie Prass on his new song “Cool Out.” This isn’t the first time the two have worked together, White produced Prass’ self-titled debut album last year. “Cool Out” is a laid back jam that finds perfect balance between the difficult marriage of a distinct baseline andRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2015, Part 3

This week, as we continue to post KEXP DJs’ Top 10 Albums of 2015 lists, we also want to share the favorites of KEXP’s staff, volunteers and interns, the many many dedicated people who work behind the scenes at KEXP, and who are all passionate music fans themselves. We’ve already shared Part 1 and PartRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015. Click here to check out other lists from our DJs, staff, volunteers, and interns, and click here to see the Top 90.3 Albums of 2015, as voted on by KEXP listeners! Larry Rose’s 2015 Top Ten Albums artist albumRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as votedRead more…

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Out This Week 11/6

Acclaimed Canadian artist Grimes returns with her highly-anticipated album, Art Angels. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls her fourth full-length, “her most brightly melodic and also her most aggressive-sounding release, featuring a cleaner, more luminous sound for her adventurous dance-pop while also incorporating a variety of live instrumentation and unusual textures on intricately crafted songsRead more…

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Friday Music News

The legendary Yoko Ono has teamed up The Flaming Lips to release a special 7″ single just for the holidays. The single will drops on December 11, and features their cover of John Lennon and Yoko’s “Happy Xmas (War is Over)” and “Atlas Eets Christmas.” Listen to both tracks below. [Pitchfork]

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Friday Music News

Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O has shared “I Shall Rise.” her contribution to the video game Rise of the Tomb Raider. It builds steady into a forceful and empowering anthem. Karen O herself calls the song her version of Gloria Gaynor’s classic “I Will Survive.” Check it out below. [Stereogum] Grimes is gearing up forRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to discuss her new memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl. Watch their chat below. In an extra backstage clip, Brownstein also talked about her “love” of traditional English folk ballads, like the song “The Hunter and His Pallid Bride” which sheRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, October 26th: • Rubblebucket, Babes, The Hoot Hoots at The Crocodile // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, October 27th: • Florence + The Machine at Key Arena // All Ages (more info) • Vinyl Williams, JJUUJJUU, Kingdom of the Holy Sun at The Vera Project // All Ages (more info)

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