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Thursday News Roundup

On Facebook, art be damned... or banned, at least. Yesterday, MSN reported that the iconic Nirvana album cover for their breakthrough, Nevermind, was removed from Facebook for violating the website’s terms, which state that “Facebook does not allow photos that attack an individual or group, or that contain nudity, drug use, violence or other violationsRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

While it may not directly concern the indie artists you’re used to hearing on KEXP, it’s worth mentioning that for the first time since 2004, music sales are up, and it’s primarily due to a digital purchasing boom of albums by artists such as Eminem, Beyonce, and Adele. Eminem’s 2010 best-selling release Recovery recently madeRead more...

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Thursday News Roundup

No, Radiohead are still not done. Since unceremoniously releasing their 8th studio album, The King of Limbs, Thom Yorke and co. have been popping up everywhere in music news blotters, and it continues this week as the band will be releasing a “newspaper version” of their new album. You remember a few weeks ago whenRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, April 19 MASERATI with Sleepy Eyes of Death @ Sunset Tavern Maserati - We’ve Got The System To Fight The System [Audio clip: view full post to listen] (9:00 pm, $10, 21+)

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Out This Week 3/8

Our Music Director, Don Yates, calls Parts & Labor‘s new album, Constant Future, “an excellent set of anthemic noise-pop that rivals their previous 2007 high point, Mapmakers.” Of course, let’s not forget 2008′s KEXP favorite “Nowheres Nigh,” still a staple in DJs’ playlists -- the Brookyn trio’s fifth album is full of similar noisy yetRead more...

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Monday Morning News Fix

Adam Yauch says reports that he is cancer free are “exaggerated”: Contrary to widely distributed reports from early Friday, Beastie Boys member Adam Yauch has not fully recovered from cancer. Yauch said in a statement. “I’m continuing treatment, staying optimistic and hoping to be cancer free in the near future.” (via Rolling Stone)

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Thursday News Roundup

Help Make Doc of NW Treasure Jini Dellaccio: The filmmakers behind the documentary of 93-year-old Jini Dellaccio, the Gig Harbor based photographer who shot The Sonics, The Wailers, and the proto-punk bands emerging from the industrial areas around Seattle, as well as international artists like The Who, Neil Young, and The Yardbirds, are now lookingRead more...

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Out This Week 11/9

You can feel the wheels grinding down each week as the number of new releases continues to dwindle. While we may be past the prime weeks of the year, you’re still likely to find some new discoveries. In fact, with fewer releases, you’ve got more time to put into your game -- there’s still timeRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Now that the City Arts Fest has come and gone, it looks like there might not be any big music events or festivals around the Northwest for a while. It should start raining and getting cold soon though, so at least we have that to look forward to. Despite the Summer/Fall festival season coming toRead more...

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Out This Week 5/25

You know how some food looks nasty but tastes great? Yeah, “Maniac Meat” is probably one of those dishes, at least judging by the looks of the cover to the new Tobacco album out today. Soylent Green, anyone? Either way, the album Maniac Meat is certainly a mouthful and a challenge to the palette ofRead more...

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