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Wednesday Music News

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Wednesday Music News

Legendary alternative rockers Dinosaur Jr. have announced their new album titled I Bet on the Sky. This is trio’s tenth studio album in 27 years and their third since reuniting in 2005, an indication that J, Lou, and Murph show no signs of slowing (or turning it) down anytime soon. I Bet on the SkyRead more...

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MFNW announces 2012 lineup

Today, Willamette Week announced the lineup for Portland’s premier music festival, MusicfestNW 2012. Celebrating its twelfth year, and featuring one if its best lineups ever, MFNW will own all of the Northwest from September 5th through 9th, as over 150 bands perform at 16 clubs around town. This year’s headliners include Silversun Pickups, Passion Pit,Read more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, September 8th THE WALKMEN with The Helio Sequence @ the Showbox at the Market When a band has been together and touring as long as The Walkmen have (since they were teens), it almost always means they’re amazing live. When being in sync, knowing what the other band members are going to do, andRead more...

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KEXP In Studio Performance Photos from July

Maps and Atlases, Menomena, and The New Pornographers are just a few of the great bands that visited our KEXP studio for live performances in the month of July. Seattle rapper J.Pinder, Admiral Radley (feat. members of Earlimart and Grandaddy), energetic indie band Fol Chen, and rockers from Kentucky, These United States, are also featuredRead more...

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Monday News Mash-Up

Spend August basking in the awesomeness of Carrie Brownstein! Not only will the musician/critic be delivering a writing workshop at 826 Seattle on Tuesday evening, she’ll be a part of the Toronto International Film Festival as she scored the soundtrack for the upcoming feminist art documentary, Women Art Revolution.

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Live Video: Menomena

In her writeup of today’s featured Song of the Day podcast of “Taos” by Portland band Menomena, Leigh mentioned that as of yet there are no videos for their latest album, Mines. Fortunately, our own video cameras were on hand when the band came into the KEXP studio to perform new songs live last week.Read more...

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Song of the Day: Menomena – Taos

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part our Song of the Day podcast subscription. This podcast features exclusive KEXP in-studio performances, unreleased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJs think you should hear. Each and every Friday we offer songs by local artists. Today’s featured selection, chosen by MiddayRead more...

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Out This Week 7/27

While you’re putting together your mid-summer soundtrack, you might want to consider a selection of the releases hitting store shelves this week. Sure, it’s now the calm before the storm that is next Tuesday’s release of the next Arcade Fire album, but that shouldn’t keep you from going to a record store today to pickRead more...

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Thursday News Extravaganza

Austin City Limits announced their 2010 lineup. Among the acts include classic acts such as The Eagles and Phish along with M.I.A., The XX, Yeasayer, Monsters of Folk, David Bazan, and Balmorhea. Check out the full lineup. Austin City Limits happens October 8 - 10 in the Lone Star State.

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