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Monday Music News

The forthcoming Conor Oberst solo album, Upside Down Mountain, is streaming in its entirety today on NPR Music. The release features guest vocals from his pals First Aid Kit, and was recorded with producer Jonathan Wilson. Upside Down Mountain comes out May 20th through Nonesuch Records, and as we mentioned last week, Conor will bringRead more...

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TV Eye: Week of 5/12

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 12th Late Show with David Letterman: The Black Keys Jimmy Kimmel Live: Franz FerdinandRead more...

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Monday Music News

Has it really been 23 years since the last Pixies album? On April 29th, the influential band end the streak with the release of Indie Cindy via their own Pixiesmusic label. The full-length compiles the previously-released EP-1, EP-2, and EP-3, all recorded without founding member Kim Deal. Stream the whole dang thing below. [The Guardian]

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Tuesday Music News

The Flaming Lips pulled off a hilarious April Fool’s joke when they released Flaming Side of the Moon as “a companion piece to Pink Floyd‘s Dark Side of the Moon.” Now the album does really exist, but it turns out that it was all part of a big stunt by the band and Funny orRead more...

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Tuesday Music News

In case you were otherwise occupied on Record Store Day, the powers of YouTube are here to save the day. Luckily, the new single from LA indie rockers Best Coast was uploaded for the world’s unlimited listening pleasure. The beachy “Fear Of My Identity” showcases Bethany Cosentino’s lovely voice and has an instantly addictive chorus.Read more...

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Tuesday Music News

As part of the Less Artists More Condo’s series put out by Famous Class, Cass McCombs¬†gives us his sparse and sad, “If You Loved Me Before.” LAMC is a series which benefits ¬†Ariel Panero Memorial Fund at VH1 Save the Music, which helps put music back in schools. The track is one half of theRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Michele Myers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. Cody ChesnuTT at our CMJ broadcast at CMJ Union NYC, 10/17/12// photo credit: Benjamin Mobley (more photos) Michele’s 2012 Top Ten Albums Greetings musicRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

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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Wednesday Music News

On the tour behind his new album Banks, Paul Banks made a stop on the Late Show with David Letterman to play the album track “Young Again” to an audience-less studio, courtesy of Hurricane Sandy. Although Letterman and his crew stuck around for the performance, it’s cooler to think that Paul was playing his isolatedRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Almost exactly two years after the release of his last LP, Toro Y Moi will release his third album, Anything In Return, on January 22nd. The 13-track release is Chaz Bundick’s take on making “sincere pop music that’s not all processed and bubblegum.” You can view the album’s very ’90s artwork and tracklisting over atRead more...

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