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Friday Music News

Scott Weiland, the frontman for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, died yesterday while on tour with his new band, The Wildabouts. The dynamic singer had a much publicized tumultuous life, but as VR bandmate Duff McKagan posted on the band’s Instagram, “It’s just so sad and brutal from any perspective”, adding “We experienced aRead more…

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Live Video: Kurt Vile

“I’m not explaining this really good,” said a flustered Kurt Vile to KEXP DJ Cheryl Waters during this KEXP in-studio session. Thankfully, the young singer/songwriter is able to let his music speak for itself: his sixth and most recent full-length b’lieve I’m goin down… has been topping Best Albums of 2015 lists for several KEXPRead more…

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2015 Top Ten List Spotlight: Reeves

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

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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