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Live at Bumbershoot 2014, Day Three: Julianna Barwick, Hurray For The Riff Raff, and Real Estate

Julianna Barwick – 5:30 p.m. If Julianna Barwick had been placed on an outdoor stage, soundbleed would have all but ravaged her performance, so it’s worth commending the Bumbershoot curators for not only booking such an experimental artist, but also putting her in a venue that she would shine in. As unpredictable as Bumbershoot’s lineupRead more…

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Video Roundup: Pickathon 2014

This Friday, August 1st through Sunday, August 3rd marks the 16th Annual Pickathon Music Festival at Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon, and every year, the festival continues to live up to its city’s name! The festival features a line-up of over fifty joy-inducing bands — including The War on Drugs, Warpaint, Valerie June, Foxygen,Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Garage-rock duo The Black Keys announced their world tour this morning, including a November 1st stop at Key Arena with Jake Bugg. Their eighth studio album, Turn Blue, comes out May 13th on Nonesuch. You can watch the bizarre “press conference”-style announce video below. [Pitchfork]

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Live Video: Julianna Barwick

If you were to define a sub-genre for Julianna Barwick‘s ambient music, it might be something like “polar pastoralism” as the young church-raised singer and composer evokes both the southern straw dust farmland of her youth and the glacial fields that surrounded the recording of her latest release. For Nepenthe, producer Alex Somers (Jónsi, SinRead more…

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2013 Top Ten List Spotlight: Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2013, leading up to our 2013 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 2013, as votedRead more…

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Song of the Day: Julianna Barwick – One Half

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 Morning Show with John Richards, is “One Half” by JuliannaRead more…

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Out This Week 8/20

Vacation’s over, folks. Those last several weeks of light weekly lists with barely a handful of worthwhile new releases are no more. Time to get back to record shopping in earnest. And this week is a doozy! Topping the list is the tenth album from veteran Chapel Hill, NC, group Superchunk. Released on the labelRead more…

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Monday Music News

If you had any doubts that Prince was in touch with current pop culture (or had a sense of humor), the purple-loving icon not only made headlines last week by starting up a Twitter account (@3rdeyegirl) but also just released the jaw-droppingly funny new artwork to his latest single, “Breakfast Can Wait,” featuring Dave ChappelleRead 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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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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