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Live Video: Metric

Canadian indie legends Metric have undoubtedly “made it.” They’re at the glorious stage in a career where they have the commercial success to justify any off-kilter choice they make, while still being independent enough that they have the freedom to make those off-kilter choices without any corporate desk monkey breathing down their throat, yelling buzzwordsRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, February 12th: • The Donkeys, Stereo Embers, Pale Noise at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Wednesday, February 17th: • Gregory Porter at The Moore Theatre // All Ages (more info) • Low Hums, Gravelroad, Ray Cashman at El Corazon // All Ages (more info) • Shawn Smith, Fires, Noirre at High Dive //Read more…

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Video Roundup: O Canada!

There’s over 20 live videos from Canadian bands listed below, and that’s just scratching the surface of how many of our neighbors to the North have stopped by KEXP. And, whaddya know, our very own DJ Cheryl Waters just happens to also book these in-studios… coincidence? Cheryl has long championed Canadian bands, and today onRead more…

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Friday Music News

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke has shared his latest single, a pulsating electric number called “Youwouldn’tlikemewheni’mangry.” It’s available for download over at Bandcamp along with his new solo album Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes. [CoS] Youwouldn'tlikemewhenI'mangry by Thom Yorke

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Video Roundup: O Canada!

As anyone who’s ever listened to The Midday Show on KEXP knows, DJ Cheryl Waters loves her Canadian music. And, in what’s become an annual Canada Day tradition, Cheryl will play only music from our neighbors to the north today from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PT. Not only is Cheryl our Midday Show host,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Robyn Hitchcock has announced that he will be releasing his 19th solo album on March 13, 2013 on Yep Roc Records. The title of the LP is Love From London and, according to Hitchcock, will be an album that “celebrates life in a culture imperiled by economic and environmental collapse.” Hicthcock, who is painter hasRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

In Purity Ring‘s new video for “Lofticries” characters are faced with surreal moments of death and unreality – and react with stoicism. Directed by AG Rojas, who also directed Spiritualized‘s “Hey Jane” video, the camera sticks close behind the characters as they encounter everything from a body laying in shallow water, a glowing hearse inRead more…

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Monday Music News

Following her arrest for hash possession last Thursday, Fiona Apple made her first statement on the arrest during a show in Houston the following night. Apple noted that while “most of [the people involved in her arrest] were very nice to me”, Apple claimed that four related persons partook in “inappropriate and probably illegal” behavior.Read more…

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Live Video: Metric at Sasquatch!

Metric In A Non-Synthetic Situation by Amy Schriefer, NPR In a matter of minutes, Metric singer Emily Haines and guitarist James Shaw went from rocking in front of thousands of fans on the main stage of the Sasquatch! Music Festival to hiking through a rumored thicket of rattlesnakes overlooking the Columbia River. The duo gamelyRead more…

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Out This Week 6/12

Following an 18-year hiatus, soul singer Bobby Womack returns to top this week’s list of new releases with The Bravest Man In The Universe, which easily ranks among the legendary singer’s best albums to date. Following the approach he took with the late Gil Scott-Heron’s excellent final record, producer and XL Recordings head Richard Russell,Read more…

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