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Wednesday Music News

Legendary Mississippi blues guitarist T-Model Ford died yesterday. Though his exact date of birth is uncertain, “The Taildragger” spread his influence upon other blues artists new and old, including Seattle’s own GravelRoad, who recorded with him in his later years. The man, his music, his humor, and his uncompromising lifestyle (just hearing him yell “JackRead more…

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Album Review: El-P + Killer Mike = Run The Jewels

El-P and Killer Mike – it’s a combo that we’ve only known for a year and a half, but feels like it’s been around forever. “I got paid to make a friend“, said Michael Renders of their work together back in 2012. Though Mike had been killing it on the ATL scene for years (he’sRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Today, you can finally download the free Run the Jewels album via Fools Gold Records, courtesy of rappers Killer Mike and El-P. Not only does this amazing set of songs come with all the lyrics and album art as a download, but you can pick up limited edition vinyl… and why not a new grinderRead more…

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Monday Music News

Did you know about the current infestation of pythons that Florida is facing? Yeah! They’re eating all the small animals and slowly squeezing the biodiversity out of the region – but there is a different python at work in Surfer Blood’s new album, Pythons. It’s a surf rock kind of slippery happy sunny python –Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

So I had literally just walked from CHVRCHES set at Sasquatch and opened my computer to write about said set when I found out that they had just released “Guns” – an amazingly good track that basically runs pop-synth circles around most other pop that’s been released this summer. “Did you feel so clever?” MayberryRead more…

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Sasquatch 2013, Day 3: Killer Mike

So I might have been ranting about various shows this weekend being the best shows I saw – but here’s the thing. Yes, they were amazing performances by talented musicians, but Killer Mike’s set at the Yeti stage topped all of them. There is something about witnessing a brilliant musician finally receiving the full blownRead more…

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Monday Music News

Today’s a big day for Ty Segall, that is if the legendary scuzz garage king can have big days anymore after his many releases, shows, and side projects. First of all his band Fuzz released a video that features the trio playing “Fuzz’s Fourth Dream” at Burgerama in LA. The video starts with a littleRead 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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Live Video: El-P, Killer Mike, Mr. Mf’n eXquire, and Despot

When Queens’ Despot, Brooklyn’s Mr. Mf’n eXquire, Atlanta’s Killer Mike, and Brooklyn’s El-P (and all of their supplementary musicians) stopped by Street Sounds back in July, it was clear that the quartet’s performance would not only be one of the KEXP studio’s most crowded performances that month, but also one of the most thrilling. TheRead more…

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