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Friday Music News

MGMT are releasing the follow-up album to their 2013 self-titled called Litte Dark Age sometime this year, with estimates being at some point in February. Today they’ve shared the third single from the album, “Hand It Over.” The groovy synth-psych song follows previous singles “Little Dark Age” and “When You Die.” Little Dark Age willRead more…

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2017 Top Ten List Spotlight: DJ Miss Ashley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2017. Check out the Top 90.3 Albums of 2017, as voted on by our listeners. And check out more top albums from KEXP DJs, staff, and volunteers here. DJ Miss Ashley’s 2017 Top Ten Albums artist album label Chronixx ChronologyRead more…

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Bumbershoot 2017, Day One: Moon Duo

Portland’s Moon Duo made maybe one of their most surprising moves yet: showing up and playing a set as a trio. Alright, that’s not totally true. They did play with a third member on the KEXP Stage at the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival, but the band is constantly taking surprising new avenues for theirRead more…

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Local Artist Spotlight: Moon Duo

Every week, KEXP features a new local artist with an interview and suggested tracks for where to start. This week, we feature Portland psych outfit Moon Duo, who play Bumbershoot this Friday at 6:40 PM on the KEXP stage. It’s easy to get lost in Moon Duo‘s music. The formerly San Francisco-now-Portland act creates some of the mostRead more…

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10 Local Bands to Check Out at Bumbershoot

Bumbershoot has been a local institution since 1972. Ask anyone who’s lived here for even a few years and they’ll likely be able to talk off your ear with stories of their first experience at the fest in Seattle Center. In 2017, the arts and music festival is continuing strong for another weekend under theRead more…

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In Stores Now 5/8

It’s a good week for comebacks. UK band Slowdive return with their first new album in 22 years. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “a strong return-to-form of shoegazerish dream-pop with swirling, reverbed guitars, ethereal vocals, hazy harmonies and blissed-out melodies.” It’s been 17 years since the last from reunited El Paso-bred band AtRead more…

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Monday Music News

Just last week, we had Craig Finn (of The Hold Steady) in the KEXP studios in support of his forthcoming solo LP, We All Want The Same Things. Even earlier this year, Finn did a small Living Room Tour, which you can see in the video to “Tracking Shots.” Director Julian Muller captures scenes ofRead more…

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Song of the Day: Moon Duo – Creepin’

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, unrealeased songs, and recordings from independent artists that our DJ’s think you should hear. Today’s song, featured on the Midday Show with Cheryl Waters, is “Creepin” by Moon Duo from their 2017 LP,Read more…

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Music that Matters: Radio Kids

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. 547 – Radio Kids For her first mix of 2017,Read more…

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Pickathon 2016: Friday

You won’t believe the golden light you wake up to crawling out of your tent at Pickathon. The tree-lined hills of the Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon make you feel like you are in an other-worldly paradise. Taking a light walk around the Back 40 to enjoy the surroundings, among the sleepy collection ofRead more…

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