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Tuesday Music News

On August 12, The Oh Sees‘ will drop A Weird Exit, their TENTH studio album. Very impressive. The first taste of the album, “The Axis,” is a psychedelic track that will take you on a 6-minute ride to the 1970s. Be sure to catch them at Oregon’s Pickathon festival on August 6 and then inRead more…

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In Stores Now 7/4

There’s some pretty great releases for a holiday weekend, like the third LP from Dev Hynes — a.k.a. Blood Orange. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the album “another masterful set of expansive, moody R&B blended with funk, synth-pop and other styles, combining a diverse sound and a variety of live and sampled voices (includingRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Dev Hynes, a.k.a. Blood Orange, dropped his highly-anticipated album Freetown Sound late last night, a few days ahead of it’s scheduled release date. He also shared the self-directed video for “Augustine,” which features his singing in front of a painted flag of Sierra Leone (Freetown is its capitol.) Stream the album and watch the videoRead more…

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Thursday Music News

We love when one of our favorite bands remixes another favorite band, and that’s just what we’ve got with the track below: hear Wye Oak‘s take on “Need A Friend,” a single from EL VY, the collaboration of Matt Berninger of The National and Brent Knopf of Menomena and Ramona Falls. Find the original versionRead more…

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Boys Don’t Cry: KEXP’s Robert Smith Birthday Video Roundup

10:15 on a Thursday morning, and today happens to be the birthday of Robert Smith, godfather of goth (even though he hates that term) and legendary frontman of The Cure. It’s hard to believe, but The Cure will be here Memorial Day weekend, headlining the 2016 Sasquatch! Music Festival. Throughout his forty year music career,Read more…

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2014 Top Ten List Spotlight: Abe Beeson

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2014. Click here to check out other lists from our DJs, staff, volunteers, and interns, and click here to see the Top 90.3 Albums of 2014, as voted on by KEXP listeners! Abe Beeson’s 2014 Top Ten Albums artist albumRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 9th • Movie Mondays Presents Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) • Tom Brosseau at Sonic Boom Records, 6:00 PM // FREE, All Ages (more info) Tuesday, June 10th • Jungle at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • KEXP Presents The Mountain Goats, LoamlandsRead 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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Live Around Town This Week

Rocktober charges on with another great week of incredibly diverse music lined up. On Monday, there’s a free show at Sonic Boom Records with one of NYC’s latest pop projects – New Villager; they open the following day at Neumo’s for a much anticipated show with Metronomy. Also on Tuesday, Cymbals Eat Guitars play the Crocodile, StephenRead more…

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Interview with Metronomy

Named after the musical term for the measurement of time by an instrument, Metronomy is a UK four-piece dance-meets-rock project helmed by multi-instrumentalist and producer Joseph Mount. Their third album, The English Riviera, is full of electronic-fused indie pop gems with summertime vibrations, heavy-hearted dance moves, and cool melodies. Recently nominated for the prestigious MercuryRead more…

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