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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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Thursday Music News

photo credit: Morgen Schuler

After collaborating with Mirah and touring with BOBBY, Thao Nguyen has finally released new material with The Get Down Stay Down. The band debuted a slow-rolling new track called “Holy Roller” on their website today and announced that their new LP, We the Common, will be available on February 5.  The Lumineers delivered a lively performance of theirRead more…

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Friday Music News

British indie-rockers Alt-J released the video for the song “Tessellate” off their 2012 debut full-length album An Awesome Wave. Named after the Mac command to type the delta symbol (∆), the mysterious Alt-J have been compared to Radiohead, The Antlers, and early Patrick Wolf. On “Tesselate,” their intricate and complex songwriting, as well as theirRead more…

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Friday Music News

Although he’s still busy on the victory lap tour behind last year’s Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83 mastermind Anthony Gonzalez will soon be producing new music for the Tom Cruise-starring, sci-fi flick Oblivion. Oblivion isn’t Gonzalez’ first foray into soundtracks (he previously contributed music to the 2010 French film Black Heaven), but it’s his firstRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2012 lineup announced!

The lineup was announced today for the 2012 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Headliners Jane’s Addiction, Tony Bennett, SKRILLEX, and M83 are joined by a wide range of artists including many KEXP favorites: The Helio Sequence, Blitzen Trapper, Passion Pit, M. Ward, The Jayhawks, The Heavy, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, King Khan &Read more…

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Live Around Town This Week

When the weather starts getting better in Seattle, so do the shows. This week we start with a great show at the Crocodile with School Of Seven Bells and Exitmusic, Tanlines are at Neumos, and the first of two nights begins with Bettye LaVette at Jazz Alley. On Wednesday, DJ Shadow is at Showbox at theRead more…

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Friday Music News

Sad to be missing Coachella this year?  YouTube is streaming a large chunk of the 2012 music festival this weekend.   Highlights for Friday’s YouTube schedule include The Black Keys, Neon Indian, Grouplove, Yuck, Pulp, Frank Ocean, Explosions in the Sky, and M83.  A full schedule can be found here. In other Black Keys news, oneRead more…

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Record Store Day 2012… Full List of Exclusives Announced

The entire list of releases for Record Store Day 2012 (April 21st) has just been released.  Brace your checking account for exclusive releases by Animal Collective, Destroyer, Grouplove, Laura Marling, M83, Of Monsters and Men, Shabazz Palaces, … too many to list here. You can view the entire list as a PDF or on theRead more…

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