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Wednesday Music News

Desaparecidos, who released their first new pair of songs last years since their one and only album in 2002, have followed up with a new pair of songs today. The new tracks from Conor Oberst and co. are “Anonymous” and “The Left is Right”, and they tackle the obvious political associations with their names —Read more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Sean

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Grimes at KEXP, 02/20/12 // photo credit: Morgen Schuler (more photos)Read more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Alex

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends on Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picksRead more…

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Monday Music News

Is it a joke? Is it not a joke? Recently at a show in Germany, Das Racist‘s Heems (a.k.a. Himanshu Suri) spilled the beans: “You guys wanna know the secret? … Das Racist is breaking up and we’re not a band anymore.” Though Heems was alone when he made that statement, Kool A.D. tweeted soonRead more…

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Video Roundup: The Women of 2012

As a supplement to John’s “Mom Show” this morning, and our earlier roundup celebrating women, we’d like to keep the celebration of female art on the indie scene going throughout the day! 2012 has seen an insane number of breakout artists, many (if not most) of which are women who are not afraid to breakRead more…

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New Music: Myths – Deadlights EP

Vancouver electronic band Myths just rocked the house with Grimes at Neumos last week. The two-piece band also acted as her backing band during her stellar set. But opening the night, Quinne Rodgers and Lief Hall assaulted the audience visually and aurally with a dynamic and visceral set of noise and color. Myths’ music drawsRead more…

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Live Review: Grimes @ Neumos 10/16

I have a personal relationship with Grimes. And by that I don’t mean that I know Claire Boucher, no, not at all. I mean Grimes, the music making monkier of the adored and adorable Canandian lady Claire Boucher. Geidi Primes was one of the first albums I “discovered” during my college radio days – IRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

It may have turned for the worse outside, but there’s still plenty to see inside. City Arts Fest dominates most of the schedule with an amazing week of music ahead in almost every venue in town. It’s a busy week with a ton of great choices for everyone. On Monday night Beth Orton sets theRead more…

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Friday Music News

The first video from Trash Talk’s forthcoming album 119 album was released today and is pretty much exactly what you would expect from a hardcore group signed to Odd Future’s record label. Directed by none other than Tyler, The Creator, the video for “F.E.N.B.,” which stands for “Forwards Ever Backwards Never,” features a lot ofRead more…

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