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Music That Matters: Public Service Podcast

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. 574 – Public Service Podcast A public service podcast featuringRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

PJ Harvey has released a new single with Eyptian artist Ramy Essam called “The Camp,” along with a video that includes images by photojournalist Giles Duley of displaced children in Lebanon. They hope the song and video will raise awareness and much needed support towards the health and educational well-being of displaced children in theRead more…

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Monday Music News

Father John Misty stopped by Jimmy Fallon this weekend to promote his latest release Pure Comedy, which has been in near-constant rotation at KEXP since it was released. He played the track “Total Entertainment Forever” which also happened to be one of our Songs of the Day last week. Donning a pair of red (possibly rose-colored?)Read more…

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Glasgow A Go-Go: KEXP’s Tartan Day Video Roundup

Happy Tartan Day! Okay, so it’s not really a Scottish holiday, but one made up by the U.S. back in 1982 to celebrate Scottish heritage. It was on April 6th in 1320 that the Declaration of Arbroath, or Scottish Declaration of Independence, was signed. (In fact, our own American Declaration of Independence was partially basedRead more…

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Monday Music News

Despite keeping busy with his Run the Jewels project, Atlanta MC Killer Mike shares a previously unreleased track “Saks Fifth” which you can stream below. Stereogum points out, it’s mostly likely an older track as Mike shouts out his old Grind Time Rap Gang crew and his short-lived Grand Hustle label affiliation, but beggars can’tRead more…

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Monday Music News

Former Fiery Furnaces frontwoman Eleanor Friedberger returns next year with her third solo full-length, New View, out January 22nd on Frenchkiss Records. The album was recorded “live to tape” with her backing band, Icewater, and producer Clemens Knieper in a converted barn studio in Germantown, New York. Check out the opening single “He Didn’t MentionRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Has it really been 20 years? Scottish post-punk band Mogwai celebrate two decades as a band with the retrospective collection Central Belters, a box set of hits and rarities available as a three-CD or six-LP. As an example of the goods, today they share a video for an 18-year-old track “Helicon 1″ (aka “New PathsRead more…

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Music That Matters Podcast: Music Mix from Melly

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. 437 – Music Mix from Melly Join Variety Mix hostRead more…

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Out This Week 12/2

December kicks off with another slew of great reissues, including a deluxe version of Yo La Tengo‘s 1994 release Painful. As frontman Ira Kaplan delightfully quips, “Anyone who ever said they liked our older records more than Painful, I just told them they’re wrong.” The deluxe version, titled Extra Painful, features previously unreleased demos andRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Next year, HBO will broadcast a “fully authorized” Kurt Cobain documentary. Montage of Heck, named after a Cobain mixtape from the 80s, will feature great amounts of previously unheard material. According to a press release, filmmaker Brett Morgen has “no-holds-barred access to Kurt Cobain’s archives, home to his never-before-seen home movies, recordings, artwork, photography, journals,Read more…

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