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Sasquatch! Music Festival 2016, Day 2: M83

2011’s Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming didn’t just turn M83 into a triple-A critical darling and unexpected commercial success, it pushed the band to become one of the biggest and outright best acts on the live circuit. Taking their records’ widescreen ambitions and bringing them to life with a huge, borderline ridiculous light show and performingRead more…

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Friday Music News

The crushing news of Prince‘s untimely death has rocked the music industry. Artists all over the world have been paying tribute to the icon. On Broadway, Jennifer Hudson and The Color Purple cast ended their show with a powerful cover of “Purple Rain,” and the cast of Hamilton had an impromptu dance party set toRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 4/18

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, April 18th: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Sturgill Simpson Last Call with Carson Daly:Read more…

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In Stores Now 4/11

Record Store Day is this coming Saturday, April 16th, but you should head to your favorite independent record stores early to scoop up some of these great new releases, like the latest from Parquet Courts. KEXP Music Director Don Yates says “this Brooklyn band’s latest album is another smartly crafted set of often-sardonic post-punk withRead more…

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Monday Music News

Mark your calendars: Icelandic icons Sigur Rós just announced dates for their North American tour, including a Tuesday, September 20th stop at the Paramount Theatre. A press release declares there will be no opening acts, nor additional musicians. “The shows will give the group a chance to road test new music, the first time sinceRead more…

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Music That Matters: The Shining Path

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. 505 – The Shining Path Midday Show host Cheryl WatersRead more…

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Friday Music News

Folk rockers The Mountain Goats have dropped a new song called “Going Back to California.” According to frontman John Darnielle, the song is “about about the plane crash that killed [Ozzy Osbourne guitarist] Randy Rhoads, which happened right in the middle of a tour.” The track belongs to a larger collection of songs the bandRead 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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Friday Music News

Majical Cloudz‘ new album Are You Alone? drops today and is now available to stream via Spotify. This 12-track offering is the Canadian indie pop outfit’s first album since 2013’s Impersonator. They recently expanded their winter tour, and will land in Seattle at Barboza on January 23. [CoS]

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Tuesday Music News

On September 11, Minnesota band Low will release their 11th studio album, Ones and Sixes via Sub Pop. The album was co-produced by the band and BJ Burton at Bon Iver frontman Justin Vernon’s studio in Wisconsin. Listen to the record’s first single “No Comprende” below. [CoS]

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