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Midnight in a Perfect World: dj100proof

Seattle’s dj100proof is the alias of Jeff Lawrence, one of most assured and smoothest DJs in the local music community. Well-known for his vibrant cutting-edge blends and his “Backyard BBQ” mixtape series, he’s been a driving force and resident behind a flurry of on-going DJ nights and parties – currently holding it down at theRead more…

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Friday Music News

TV on the Radio shared the video for the intense Seeds track “Lazzerray.” The band takes their talent to a skate park where they play for some very talented skaters. The video was directed by photographer Atiba Jefferson. Watch below. [Pitchfork]

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Michele Myers

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014, leading up to our 2014 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Voting ends on Tuesday, December 16th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 19th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Monday Music News

Merrill Garbus’ colorful campaign behind Tune-Yards‘ excellent third album Nikki Nack continues today with a vibrant video for the album cut “Real Thing.” Mannequin-esque people, Sesame Street-style visuals, and a climatic dance scene featuring packaging peanuts are a few highlights from the below, Tom Jobbins-directed clip. In related news, Garbus will be wrapping up theRead more…

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Friday Music News

After a long five years, it’s great to have Bishop Allen back in business. They’ve graced us with the video for “Start Again,” the addictive and aptly titled track from their new album Lights Out (out August 19 via Dead Oceans). Frontman Justin Rice takes you on a nostalgic tour of the band’s hometown ofRead more…

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Live Review: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, Sunday

As festival organizers can tell you, sometimes everything doesn’t go to plan. With all of the moving pieces involved in a fest, it’s not too uncommon that you have to replace an act, and occasionally cancel parts of the festival. (In one recent case, one festival had to evacuate 60,000+ people in the middle ofRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013

Electronic music’s second massive wave of popularity is in full swing. For the first time since disco, Top 40 music is far more influenced by modern dance trends than traditional R&B or rock elements. By and large, the highest paid DJs do better than the highest paid rappers. After being critically beloved darlings for overRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

The Dodos have announced a new album, Carrier, which will be out on August 27th, and they’ve shared “Confidence” from that album. Carrier follows the loss of guitarist Christopher Reimer, who joined The Dodos in 2011. Singer Meric Long revealed that Reimer was a big musical influence for him, “seeing how he could transform andRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

We start off the week with a bang! On Monday night you’ve got your choice between three great shows. English band Spiritualized are performing at Neptune Theatre, Dublin Ireland’s Little Green Cars are with The Horde & The Harem at Neumos, and Fitz & The Tantrums play with Bear Mountain at Columbia City Theater. On Tuesday, Jessie Ware is at theRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you’ve been missing Karen O and all her crazy costumed amazing-ness – Yeah Yeah Yeahs have finally released a single from their upcoming album Mosquito on Zane Lowe on BBC 1. “Sacrilege” features a full gospel choir near the end and is sure to satisfy all those lovers of Yeah Yeah Yeahs previous danceableRead more…

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