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Wednesday Music News

Eagles of Death Metal have issued their first statement since last week’s terrorist attack at their Bataclan show in Paris that claimed the lives of 89 people, including their merchandise manager Nick Alexander. Via social media, the band wrote: “While the band is now home safe, we are horrified and still trying to come toRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Morgan

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! Voting ends on Friday, December 11th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 18 to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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Out This Week 9/28

It’s getting hard to keep up with all the great fall releases. If you thought last week was jam-packed, just check out what’s in store this week! Kurt Vile‘s highly-anticipated sixth solo album is out. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “another first-rate outing of expansive, folk-tinged psych-rock, with a consistently strong set ofRead more…

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Friday Music News

With their documentary The Reflektor Tapes now in theaters, Canadian sextet Arcade Fire are re-releasing the 2013 album in question as a special deluxe version with six previously-unreleased tracks, five new and one remix. On October 16th, the six songs will be released on cassette tape, but ’til then, you can stream them online below:Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 9/21

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, September 21st: Last Call with Carson Daly: The Julie Ruin Conan: Chrissie Hynde Ellen: ChrisRead more…

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KEXP Album Premiere: Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin’ down…

The forthcoming Kurt Vile album may be titled b’lieve i’m goin down…, but the songs on this release only reveal an artist on the rise. KEXP is excited to premiere the streaming debut of Vile’s sixth (and strongest) full-length, out September 25th on Matador Records. The Philadelphia-based artist has seemingly grown up before our veryRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Northwest artist Zola Jesus returns with a new EP later this month titled Nail, featuring the track of the same name from last year’s full-length Taiga. The mini-release also features the previously-unreleased track “Circles.” Stream the moody, atmospheric track below: [Under the Radar]

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Thursday Music News

More new music from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis! In this fun video for the track “Downtown,” Macklemore takes hip hop pioneers Grandmaster Caz, Kool Moe Dee and Melle Mel on a stroll through the streets of Spokane. (And keep your eyes peeled for a glimpse of Mariners’ Ken Griffey Jr., too.) The duo will debutRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Kurt Vile has dished out a few more details about his upcoming album, b’lieve i’m going down. Vile has described the album as “ethereal, Appalachian-influenced folk songs” with a “night vibe.” The 12-track compilation is expected to drop on September 25. Check out the video for the lead single “Pretty Pimpin” below. [CoS]

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Monday Music News

Ben Gibbard continues his campaign against L.A. with the Death Cab for Cutie video for “The Ghosts of Beverly Drive.” The clip for the latest Kintsugi single features the band on a celebrity-sighting tour bus with Gibbard as the reluctant tour guide. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Gibbard explains, “For every great thing aboutRead more…

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