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Monday Music News

Scottish indie band Franz Ferdinand are releasing their first album in five years, Always Ascending, in early 2018. Today they’ve shared the video for the title track and lead single. Directed by Parisian collective AB/CD/CD, the slick video features the band members quite literally ascending through different settings. Alex Kapranos said in a recent interview:  “In terms of theRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Brother Ali & Last Word

Minneapolis MC, community activist, and KEXP favorite Brother Ali has been a fixture within the hip-hop community for the past 17 years. He debuted on his long-time label Rhymesayers in the year 2000 with Rites Of Passage, the first of six studio albums that have showcased his deeply personal, socially conscious, and inspiring brand ofRead more…

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Radio On: A KEXP National Radio Week Video Roundup

If not for radio, punk and new wave would never have spread across the country the way it did. Thanks to groundbreaking DJs from the 1970s like Rodney Bingenheimer at Los Angeles station KROQ and Vin Scelsa at New York’s WNEW, bands were able to reach an audience their crappy tour vans may never haveRead more…

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Take Your Mama Out: KEXP’s Mothers Day Video Roundup

It’s time to take your mama out all night. No, really, ’cause it’s Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14th, and moms don’t get the props they deserve for what has to be one of the most thankless jobs on the planet. Plus, they physically pushed you out of their body. That in itself deserves a bouquetRead more…

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Video Roundup: Word To Your Mother

This Sunday, it’s Mother’s Day, as if you needed a day to remind you to show your mother how much you care. While you’re making her breakfast in bed or adding extra glitter to your macaroni art card, KEXP has put together this paternal playlist for you to enjoy as you do. Enjoy, and HappyRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Mother’s Day

We love our moms at KEXP! Whether it’s singing us to sleep, or taking us to our first shows, it’s often our mothers who provide us with our first real musical connection to the world. We’ve got some great memories of moms at the station, from Rachel Flotard of Visqueen, who dropped by KEXP withRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly collaboration between KEXP and King 5 news where we look at videos focused around one central topic. Today we are thinking about Moms. Mother’s Day in the U.S. had its first incarnation in 1870 and was spearheaded by Julia Ward Howe, who wrote the poemRead more…

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Review Revue: LL Cool J – Bigger and Deffer (BAD)

These days KEXP plays quite a bit of rap and hip hop, of course during Street Sounds every week, but also mixed into pretty much all of the variety mix DJs’ sets. From Blue Scholars to Shabazz Palaces, Public Enemy to LL Cool J, most of the DJs here have a deep love for theRead more…

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