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Song of the Day: METZ – Cellophane

Every Monday through Friday, we deliver a different song as part of 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. Today’s song, featured on The Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Cellophane” by METZ from their album StrangeRead more…

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Music That Matters: Shapeshifter

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. 589 – Shapeshifter The latest mix from Cheryl Waters comesRead more…

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Thursday Music News

The Knife’s Karin Dreijer has been teasing the possibility of new Fever Ray music for the past few weeks and today we have the official announcement. Entitled Plunge, the new album will be out tonight on streaming platforms. She previously shared the album’s first single “To The Moon And Back” alongside a creepy video. PlungeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Toronto noise-rock trio Metz have announced their next full-length Strange Peace, which will be out September 22 via Sub Pop. They’ve also shared a new song off the album, “Drained Lake,” an industrial stomper of a song. It follows the recently released “Cellophane.” KEXP is bringing Metz to Neumos on Thursday, December 7. [ Spin ]

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O Canada 2017: A KEXP Video Roundup

KEXP listeners know: we love Canada Day. We were honored to have Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stop by the station to record a station ID for us. We’ve even teamed up with the Consulate General of Canada in Seattle to include Vancouver-based artist Louise Burns to our Rocks the Dock line-up today at WaterfrontRead more…

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Upstream Music Fest + Summit: Full Lineup Announced

On May 11-13, Upstream Music Fest + Summit will descend upon Pioneer Square with over 300 local and national acts. Back in February, the first wave of artists whet our appetites with names like Flying Lotus, AlunaGeorge, Shabazz Palaces, Beat Connection and Snarky Puppy. Now it’s finally here — the full lineup!

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O Canada: A KEXP Video Roundup

Can you believe it’s been eight years since DJ Cheryl Waters first kicked off her now-annual Canada Day show? Even our friends at the Canadian consulate are tuning in, like Consulate General James K. Hill (right) who stopped by the station to chat with Cheryl about the Great White North! “There is so much amazingRead more…

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Live Review: METZ with Nail Polish at Barboza 6/17/16

Theoretically, if you asked me what show would constitute my ultimate pipedream throwdown in a basement by an active, living band, I think I’d pick METZ. The Ontario group signed to Sub Pop in 2012 and immediately took throneroom space aside some of North America’s finest punk names. Two albums deep and primed for aRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 13th: Maxence Cyrin at the Triple Door // All Ages (more info) Tuesday, June 14th: KEXP Presents John Carpenter at The Paramount // All Ages (more info) Panda Riot, The Purrs, Black Ferns, Charlatan at The Sunset // 21+ (more info) Together PANGEA, Patsy’s Rats, Hello, I’m Sorry at The Funhouse // 21+Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Northwest noisemakers The Thermals return this Spring with the album We Disappear, out March 25th via Saddle Creek. Check out the first single “Hey You” below. The album was recorded both here and in their hometown of Portland, and produced by ex-Death Cab for Cutie dude Chris Walla. Frontman Hutch Harris describes the album, saying,Read more…

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