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Wednesday Music News

Following a carefree, celebratory set at the Sasquatch! Music Festival as Big Grams, Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter strip back down to Phantogram for their forthcoming full-length, Three. Get a taste with a video for the first single “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore,” directed by Grant Singer (the Weeknd, Future, Skrillex). Carter tells Pitchfork,Read more…

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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 2: M. Ward

M. Ward’s 2016 release, More Rain, sounds as advertised, offering a perfect soundtrack for rainy days. Ward has admitted to writing it for that particular reason, and while at first listen it doesn’t sound like a festival ready album, it was perfect for Sasquatch! Music Festival. For the songs off the new album, the beautifulRead more…

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Music That Matters: Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2016

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 513 – Sasquatch! Roadtrip Mixtape 2016 Whether you’re attending inRead more…

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Music That Matters: The Ups and Downs

Check out some of the KEXP DJ’s favorite artists from the Pacific Northwest and around the world on-the-go. KEXP’s Music That Matters weekly podcast brings you an exclusive mix of new music from the world’s best independent artists. Currently, you’ll hear: Music That Matters, Vol. 503 – The Ups and Downs Afternoon Show host KevinRead more…

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In Stores Now 3/7

You’ll want to “march” yourself into the record store for this month’s first batch of new releases. Highlights include the latest from Wussy. KEXP Music Director Don Yates notes, “the seventh album from this Cincinnati band led by former Ass Ponys frontman Chuck Cleaver and Lisa Walker is another first-rate set of smartly crafted songsRead more…

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Friday Music News

On April 15, Sturgill Simpson will release a new album called A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, his follow up to 2014’s Metamodern Sounds in Country Music. Today he’s shared the album’s first single, “Brace For Impact (Live a Little).” In a press release, Simpson described his motivation for the album: “I really questioned whether IRead more…

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Live Video: M. Ward

Just about the last thing we’d ever ask for in Seattle is “more rain” – unless of course that’s the name of the latest album by M. Ward. On his eight studio LP, the Portland based musician doesn’t let the Pacific Northwest’s soggy gloom get him down, and dares the clouds away with his initiallyRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 2/29

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, February 29th: Late Night with Seth Meyers: Nada Surf Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Strumbellas Tuesday,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Northwest singer/songwriter M. Ward stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night to share two tracks from his forthcoming full-length, More Rain. Watch a replay of “Confession” and the web exclusive of “Girl From Conejo Valley” below. More Rain hits stores on March 4th via Merge, and features guest appearances from Neko Case,Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 2/1

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: Tuesday, February 2nd: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: M. Ward Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more…

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