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Friday on My Mind presents Halloween Video Roundup!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Ordinarily, we only feature three videos, with a few Honorable Mentions, but we’ve gotRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Swedish sibling duo The Knife have announced they’ll be calling it quits after an abundantly creative 15 year career. Karin Dreijer told Dazed & Confused, “When we finish the tour now in November we will close down, it’s our last tour. We don’t have any obligations to continue, it should only and always be forRead more…

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Video Roundup: Bastille Day

Just recently, the USA celebrated our independence by blowin’ up fireworks, and now it’s France’s turn! It was on this day in 1789 that 80,000 disgruntled citizens stormed the Bastille, a Parisian prison, thus inciting the French Revolution. As a salute to our fellow defenders of human rights, KEXP shares a Francophile-friendly Video Playlist spotlightingRead more…

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What’s The Loudest Concert You Ever Attended?

Today is International Noise Awareness Day — no, that’s not the name of some cool band, it’s a global campaign initiated in 1995 to spread awareness of the issue of noise and the risks it poses. Most of the staff at KEXP walks around with varying degrees of tinnitus. We asked KEXP DJs and staffRead more…

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Out This Week 3/11

KEXP DJs have had nothing but soaring praise for the latest from British band Elbow, titled The Take Off and Landing of Everything. Music Director Don Yates notes their sixth album “continues in the vein of 2011’s Build A Rocket Boys! with a subdued, downbeat set of atmospheric prog-pop featuring mostly lengthy, slow-burning songs thatRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The National and Coldplay have already shared their contributions for the Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack and now we have pop sensation Lorde‘s contributiuon to sink our teeth into. She has brought the world the most disturbing rendition of Tears For Fears’ bubbly 80s track “Everybody Wants To Rule The World.” Never in a millionRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

The Head and the Heart have dropped their debut single “Shake” from Let’s Be Still (out October 15). The flawless harmonies and punchy percussion give me a bit of a Fleetwood Mac vibe. If this is just the beginning, the new album is sure to be amazing. Tune in to Late Night with Jimmy FallonRead more…

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Thursday Music News

Dan Deacon will release “Konono Ripoff No. 1″ as an exclusive run of 500 hand-numbered 7″ for Record Store Day on the 20th. Deacon has played the song live in recent months but this will be the first time it’s been released. The song is performed by two different pairs of drummers — the A-sideRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: 2012 KEXP-centric Grammy Nominees

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. For this week, we are looking at KEXP friendly artists who are nominated for Grammy awards this year.

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Friday on My Mind: Happy Halloween!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, our weekly blog post where we take a look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. Halloween is just around the corner so this week we are looking at spooky songs. Happy Halloween! As you probablyRead more…

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