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Wednesday Music News

Indie folk darling Angel Olsen kicked off her North American tour last night in Charlottesville and treated the audience to a surprise cover of beloved icon David Bowie’s “Five Years.” The song comes from 1972’s classic The Rise and Fall Of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. Olsen recently released a new collection ofRead more…

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In Stores Now 9/25

Uk band The Horrors return with their fifth LP; KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “an expansive blend of brooding electro-rock, industrialized post-punk, shoegazerish space-rock and more, combining a majestic, adventurous sound with some of the band’s most assured songwriting to date.” Australian band Cut Copy also hit album #5 (and their first inRead more…

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Song of the Day: Hiss Golden Messenger – When The Wall Comes Down

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on The Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, is “When the Wall ComesRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Pickathon 2017, August 3-6

It won’t just be the record-breaking temps that make this weekend the hottest of the year so far. Besides the start of KEXP’s own Concerts at the Mural series this Friday, down in Happy Valley, Oregon, our friends at Pickathon are at it again. It’s always hard to say that “this year” is the bestRead more…

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Song of the Day: Hiss Golden Messenger – Biloxi

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Biloxi” by Hiss Golden Messenger, from Heart LikeRead more…

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Music that Matters: Sweep Me Off My Feet

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 542 – Sweep Me Off My Feet For her finalRead more…

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In Stores Now 10/10

After a two year wait, and a rescheduled release date, we’ve finally got the latest from Phantogram on our hands. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says, the “New York duo’s third album is a sleeker, more polished take on the band’s moody electro-pop inflected with hip hop, funk and other styles.” Swedish band GOAT returnRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Wilco‘s upcoming, and tenth, studio album, Schmilco, drops on September 9. They’re latest song “If I Ever Was a Child” and is available for immediate download if you pre-order the album on iTunes. Thanks to Spotify, you can check out the track below. [Pitchfork]

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Pickathon 2015 Initial Lineup Revealed!

Don’t let the name fool you. Pickathon isn’t just about banjos and guitars… well, not just, anyway. Among a roster of today’s best purveyors of old timey sounds, you’ll find many KEXP favorites of hip hop, soul, R&B, garage and indie rock, dazzling audiences of all ages each year on the sunlit wooded hillside ofRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 11/17

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, November 17th: Late Show with David Letterman: Damien Rice The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon:Read more…

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