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Wednesday Music News

Congratulations to Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, whose “Thrift Shop,” rose to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 list this week and is No. 1 on the Billboard Digital Songs Chart, beating out the likes of Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Rihanna and others. The Lumineers continue to hold on with a No. 3 and No.Read more...

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Friday Music News

After emerging in 2011, Youth Lagoon’s Trevor Powers has set a release date for the follow-up to his debut. Entitled Wondrous Bughouse, the ten-track LP will arrive on March 5th via Fat Possum. Powers hasn’t released any music from the new disc yet, but you can check out the tracklisting and artwork over at Pitchfork.Read more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Street Sounds

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. Kingdom Crumbs at KEXP, 8/19/12 // photo credit: Hollyanne Faber (more photos) Larry Mizell Jr.’s 2012 Top Ten Albums Artist Album Label Kendrick LamarRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Dan Digs

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! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Four Tet at KEXP, 02/23/10 // photo credit: Shelly Corbett (moreRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mel

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! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! THEESatisfaction at KEXP, 03/27/12 // photo credit: Dave Lichterman (more photos)Read more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Alex

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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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Rose

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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Album Review: Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city

When Kendrick Lamar decided to call his major label debut (and second album overall) a short film, he didn’t do it lightly. It is a daunting task to undertake the creation of a story album with singles that both fit in with the story arc and can play on the radio with zero context, andRead more...

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Friday Music News

British indie-rockers Alt-J released the video for the song “Tessellate” off their 2012 debut full-length album An Awesome Wave. Named after the Mac command to type the delta symbol (∆), the mysterious Alt-J have been compared to Radiohead, The Antlers, and early Patrick Wolf. On “Tesselate,” their intricate and complex songwriting, as well as theirRead more...

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2011 Top Ten List Spotlight: Larry Mizell Jr.

The KEXP DJs hear thousands of albums every year, but in 2011, which ten really stood out for them? Find out as KEXP looks at each DJ’s list through the month of December, leading up to our 2011 Top 90.3 Countdown, as voted on by YOU, the KEXP listener! Tune in on Friday, December 30thRead more...

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