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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top 10 Albums of 2017, Part 2

Throughout the month of December, KEXP has been counting down our top albums. From Top 10 lists from our DJs to the Top 90.3 of 2017 voted by listeners, we’ve chronicled a wide array of some of this year’s most thrilling released. Now we’re turning the mic over to our behind the scenes staff, volunteers,Read more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Kevin Cole

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017. Check out the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And check out more top albums from KEXP DJs, staff, and volunteers here. DJ Kevin Cole’s 2017 Top Ten Albums rank artist album label 1Read more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: John Richards

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017, leading up to our 2017 Top 90.3 Album Countdown! Voting ends on Friday, December 8th at 6:00 PM PT, so let us know your favorites now, and tune in on Friday, December 15th to hear if your picks madeRead more…

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In Stores Now 9/4

LCD Soundsystem is back! James Murphy and company emerge from early retirement with their fourth studio album (and first in seven years). KEXP Music Director Don Yates declares it “a powerful return to form featuring some of Murphy’s finest, most deeply felt songwriting with anxiety-fueled lyrics revolving around aging and the passage of time onRead more…

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Thursday Music News

St. Vincent made her glorious return with the single “New York” earlier this year and today it’s received the video treatment from Alex Da Corte. The colorful and fashionable video features Clark and a slew of models in a variety of cartoonish settings. Da Corte said of the video, “I think Annie’s New York is the NewRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Seattle’s own Shabazz Palaces recently released two new albums, Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines via Sub Pop. The single “Shine A Light” featuring Thaddillac has gotten the video treatment from director Neil Ferron and it’s a little eerie. According to a press release, the black & white clip “tells the story of a half-human/half-goatRead more…

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Forecastle Festival, Day Two: LCD Soundsystem, JD McPherson, Sturgill Simpson, Beach Slang, Lucy Dacus, Vince Staples

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Written by Morgen and Amie Schuler Day two of Forecastle Music Fest in Louisville, KY started the same way day one did: hot. That didn’t stop me from getting there as early as I could to start capturing the fantastic musicians they had scheduled. Lucy Dacus kicked it off with her sweet voice and low-keyRead more…

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Thursday Music News

It’s been a long wait for Ted Leo fans, who haven’t gotten new material from him since 2010’s Brutalist Bricks, but hope is on the horizon. His next LP The Hanged Man will be released on September 8 and he’s offered us the lead single “You’re Like Me.” The single is a dark detailing ofRead more…

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Monday Music News

Local electronic duo ODESZA had a meteoric rise in 2014 with their sophomore album In Return and it shows with their new large-scale cinematic video for “Line of Sight” off of their upcoming third album A Moment Apart. Directed by Daniel Brown, the video tells the story of a young boy  wandering a war-ravaged jungle fullRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Over the weekend we got the unfortunate news that Greg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band died at 69. A number of artists have been paying their respects via covers of Allman Brothers Band tracks and Scottish band the Afghan Whigs did just that on Sunday night at a show in Dublin, with the trackRead more…

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