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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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Out This Week 5/5

Lots of great releases this week for your Spring soundtrack: L.A. duo Best Coast return with what KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as a “consistently strong set of ‘90s-influenced power pop, featuring a big, punchy sound with fuzzy guitars, energetic rhythms and Bethany Cosentino’s honeyed, often multi-tracked vocals and emotive, often-melancholy lyrics, along withRead more…

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Monday Music News

Toronto trio METZ return with a blistering new album, METZ II, out tomorrow on Sub Pop Records. Today, they share the clip for the track “The Swimmer,” a glitchy, gritty video directed by Michael LeBlanc and Scott Cudmore. METZ will be in Seattle on Tuesday, August 4th at Neumos. [Spin]

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Music That Matters Podcast: Leaping Into Spring

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. 452 – Leaping Into Spring Swingin’ Doors host Don SlackRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Sam Beam’s new label Black Cricket Recording Co. has released Archive Series Volume No. 1, the first collection in a series of archival Iron & Wine songs. Most of the tracks were recorded while he was working on his 2002 debut, The Creek Drank The Cradle. The album will officially drop on February 24, butRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, August 25th • Jack White at the Paramount // All Ages (more info) • Kawehi, Julia Massey, Susy Sun at Barboza // 21+ (more info) • David Gray at Marymoor Park Concerts // All Ages (more info)

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Pemberton Music Festival 2014: Saturday, Part 1 – The Flaming Lips, TV on the Radio, Dinosaur Jr., METZ, Young the Giant, and more

Up above Whistler in British Columbia, Pemberton Music Festival triumphantly returns this year for the first time since 2008. This year, the festival features one of the best overall music and comedy lineups of the year, and we are proud to provide coverage through photos and summaries all weekend. This weekend at Pemberton, we getRead more…

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Live Review: Cloud Nothings with METZ and The Wytches at Neumos 7/3/14

Thursday night before 4th of July at Neumos, you could tell who watched the show from the safety of the balcony from those on the floor strictly based on the quantity of sweat dripping from their clothes upon leaving the premises. I can’t speak much for the casual observers above, but between the handful ofRead more…

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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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Monday Music News

It’s been three long years, but Bon Iver is back with a single for the new Zach Braff film, Wish I Was Here. (The soundtrack also boasts a new song from The Shins, as reported on last month.) You can stream the haunting track “Heavenly Father” via NPR Music. The soundtrack will be out digitallyRead more…

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