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Tuesday Music News

Five years ago, Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch dropped God Help the Girl, an album of songs that he planned to use for a musical movie. Well the film, which stars Emily Browning (Sucker Punch) finally has the release date of September 5 in the US. Listen to Browning sing the film’s dreamy, titleRead more...

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Monday Music News

If her four song KEXP session wasn’t enough for you, Lykke Li has announced she’s returning to Seattle for a September 17th performance at the Paramount Theatre. Check out all the dates for her North American tour, in support of I Never Learn, and watch that aforementioned session below: [Consequence of Sound]

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Live Video: Lykke Li

Emotionally, Lykke Li may be repeating past mistakes, but on her latest album, I Never Learn, the Swedish singer-songwriter is definitely growing. While continuing to work with Björn Yttling (of Peter Bjorn and John), as on her first two albums, Lykke Li decided to take the helm in producing this very personal third LP. Musically,Read more...

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Thursday Music News

From late night TV to KEXP: Swedish songstress Lykke Li took to Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to perform a track from her latest album, I Never Learn, as well as her contribution to the soundtrack for the film The Fault in Our Stars. Watch her perform the single “No Rest For The Wicked” below,Read more...

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TV Eye: Week of 5/19

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, May 19th Late Show with David Letterman: Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks The Tonight ShowRead more...

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Album Review: Lykke Li - I Never Learn

If you are at all like me, I Never Learn is not the Lykke Li album you were expecting this year. After the rapturous viral success of “Get Some” from her 2011 sophomore LP, Wounded Rhymes, it is easy to imagine Li taking her sensual, entrancing songwriting to a more pop-centric place. After all, theRead more...

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Out This Week 5/6

One of the most exciting new releases of the week comes from Oakland artist Merrill Garbus, better known as tUnE-yArDs. KEXP Music Director Don Yates describes her third album as “an inventive set of visceral, rhythm-driven avant-pop with consistently strong, brightly melodic songs featuring a densely layered and looped sound using a variety of colorfulRead more...

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Monday Music News

Northwest troubadour Colin Meloy shared a new song with our neighbors to the north late last week. Titled “Carolina Low,” the song was apparently written the same day it was performed on the air. Stream the track via CBC’s Q with Jian Ghomeshi at Pitchfork. [Pitchfork] Over the weekend, Chicago footwork pioneer DJ Rashad passedRead more...

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Thursday Music News

Yesterday, we shared that The Pains of Being Pure at Heart will be releasing their third album, Days of Abandon, on April 22nd, and today we’ve got the first single to share with you. The band are playing The Vera Project on May 3rd with Fear of Men. [Spin]

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Album Review: David Lynch - The Big Dream

David Lynch‘s musical legacy is not one to be trifled with. Throughout his many decades of film work, Lynch has made it a priority for the musical impact of his films to be just as haunting and brilliant as the visual. From the dystopian terror of his and Peter Ivers’ Eraserhead soundtrack to his fruitfulRead more...

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