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Wednesday Music News

John Grant shares a video from his third full-length, Grey Tickles, Black Pressure, out now via Partisan. Watch the clip for “Down Here” below, directed by Lisa Gunning. In a press release, Gunning says, “I’d been wanting to make a video for John for a long time so when he sent me ‘Down Here’ itRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 12/7

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, December 7th: Conan: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Tuesday, December 8th: The Late Show withRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Riz

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2015, leading up to our 2015 90.3 Top Album Countdown! Vote today for your favorite albums of the year, and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win a 10 CD pack of the Top Albums of 2015, as votedRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

It’s been four years since we last had a full-length from Philly-based dynamo Santigold, but the eclectic artist announced her third album, 99¢, will be out in early 2016. Check out the first single “Can’t Get Enough Of Myself” below, via Zane Lowe’s Beats 1. In an interview with Lowe, Santigold explains the album title:Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Blood Orange, a.k.a. Devonté Hynes, uses his voice to make a statement in his latest single “Sandra’s Smile.” The track’s title refers to Sandra Bland, the African American woman who died in police custody earlier this year. It’s a heavy subject and Hynes handles it with grace. Check out the music video below. [Pitchfork]

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Out This Week 10/26

Seattle’s own Beat Connection make their Anti- Records debut with an album KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as, a “first-rate set of sleek electro-pop inflected with New Wave, R&B, funk and other styles, with consistently strong songs featuring bright synths, jangly guitars, shimmering melodies and propulsive rhythms accompanying Tom Eddy’s breezy, soulful vocals.” (ReadRead more…

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Monday Music News

It’s a good day for album streams: not only can you hear the upcoming Kurt Vile release in its entirety on the KEXP Blog, you can also listen to the new one from Scottish trio CHVRCHES below, via NPR Music. The highly-anticipated sophomore release, Every Open Eye, hits the streets this Friday, September 25th viaRead more…

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Monday Music News

Anticipation is high for the forthcoming full-length from dream-pop duo Beach House. Today, you can enjoy two more tracks from their upcoming album, Depression Cherry, out August 28th on Sub Pop. Stream the singles “PPP,” “Beyond Love,” and the previously-released “Sparks” via a player on their website here. The band explained on Facebook, “For us,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

North Carolina’s The Avett Brothers have stayed busy since the release of their last album, The Carpenter, 11 months ago. The band is working on their next full length album, Magpie and the Dandelion, due out on October 15th. Listen to the catchy first single, “Another Is Waiting,” a track indicative of a promising newRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Since her 2010 album Have One On Me, we haven’t heard all that much from Joanna Newsom, except the fact that she is now engaged to her SNL boyfriend Andy Samberg. So it is welcome news to hear she’s made a new video for her cover of Sandy Denny’s “The North Star Grassman and theRead more…

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