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Friday Music News

Canadian electric duo Purity Ring have taken on the challenge of remixing Lady Gaga’s underwhelming single “Applause.” Their version’s pounding chorus is sure to take dance clubs by storm, which is Gaga’s perfect niche. This remix really deserves the applause. [SPIN]

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Tuesday Music News

Quasi, the Portland based duo (and formerly married couple) of Janet Weiss and Sam Coomes, dropped the official video for “You Can Stay But You Gotta Go” today. The song comes from their upcoming album, Mole City, which is set to release on October 1. Maybe the secret to getting along with you’re ex isRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

Holy Ghost! have shared the lead single off their upcoming album, Dynamics. “Dumb Disco Ideas” is a snappy dance number, but the video features their instruments, an eight minute light show, and little else. If you can’t wait to hear more from these guys, the synthpop duo are performing at Sasquatch! this month. [Pitchfork]

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Live Around Town This Week

We’re exhausted but had an amazing Labor Day weekend at Bumbershoot! As expected, the music just keeps getting better and the schedule keeps getting busier. Tuesday starts a 2-night series at the Paramount with Fleet Foxes and The Walkmen. On Thursday we’ve got The Horrors at Neumo’s, Friday has The Antlers at Neptune, Sleepy SunRead more...

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Song of the Day: Holy Ghost! - Hold On

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. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s selection, featured on theRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

No, Radiohead are still not done. Since unceremoniously releasing their 8th studio album, The King of Limbs, Thom Yorke and co. have been popping up everywhere in music news blotters, and it continues this week as the band will be releasing a “newspaper version” of their new album. You remember a few weeks ago whenRead more...

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Live Review: Hanging onto Every Heartbeat with Cut Copy & Holy Ghost! @ Showbox SODO 4/12

photos by Dave Lichterman April is my birthday month. The week of my birthday kicked off two of my fave bands Foals (my #1 album of 2010) and Cut Copy (my current #1 of 2011). One of my Top 3 shows of my short life (enter laughter here) was Foals. I saw them in-studio thenRead more...

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Sonic Roundup 3/31

It’s been four years, but French bangers Justice have finally dropped a new single, following their lauded debut Cross. Seattle’s 107.7 The End posted a stream of the track, called “Civilization,” which you can listen to here: Holy Ghost! has another sneak peek at their upcoming with “Wait & See,” a new-wavin’ synth pop jamRead more...

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Live Review: Chromeo, Holy Ghost!, Telephoned @ Showbox at the Market 8/12

All photographs by Matthew Roddy One of the smartest things they teach you at the Institute for International Rockstar Studies is that the easiest and best way to ensure that your fans repeatedly sing your name in unison while waiting for you to come on stage is to actually write a ridiculously catchy looped vocalRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 9th BONNIE “PRINCE” BILLY & THE CAIRO GANG with Sir Richard Bishop @ Showbox at the Market Kentucky-born musician Will Oldham, AKA Bonnie “Prince” Billy has been playing and recording his solemn, lyrical folk for close to two decades. While 1999′s I See A Darkness is considered by many to be his magnumRead more...

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