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Wednesday Music News

Happy Thanksgiving! Or, “Thankskilling,” if you ask Morrissey, who has penned an open letter to President Obama accusing him of laughing “as 45 million birds are horrifically abused.” Read the whole thing online here: [Pitchfork]

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More Monday Music News

KEXP just wrapped up our annual Iceland Airwaves Music Festival broadcast this past weekend, including an off-air session with Múm. And today, the band have premiered a remix from none other than fellow Icelander, Jónsi of Sigur Rós! Check it out below, and check out all our Iceland Airwaves coverage on the KEXP Blog here.Read more...

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Thursday Music News

New York duo Cults are back with a new album Static, out October 15 on Columbia. Get a sneak peek with the video for “High Road” below: [Pitchfork]

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Live Around Town This Week

With the KEXP Spring Fundraising Drive now over (and thank you to everyone who pledged a gift of support), it’s time to get down to some live music in Seattle. This week, things start with a couple nice little shows at Easy Street Records in West Seattle with Pickwick on Monday night, and The CaveRead more...

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Friday Music News

Because being the frontman for Radiohead and Atoms for Peace still leaves a little bit of free time in his schedule, Thom Yorke has been working on some soundtracks across the past year. However, unlike his film-scoring bandmate Jonny Greenwood, Thom has been making soundtracks for fashion montages. Along with longtime collaborator Nigel Godrich, YorkeRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Almost exactly two years after the release of his last LP, Toro Y Moi will release his third album, Anything In Return, on January 22nd. The 13-track release is Chaz Bundick’s take on making “sincere pop music that’s not all processed and bubblegum.” You can view the album’s very ’90s artwork and tracklisting over atRead more...

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Wednesday Music News

Embracing their inner fashion star, Menomena’s Justin Harris and Danny Seim have raided a number of wardrobes for the video for the Moms track “Plumage”. Director Trevor McHahan explained that the video “is the ultimate illustration of the beautiful conflict in the band’s music... what better way to re-imagine that conflict than a Spaghetti Western-inspiredRead more...

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Monday Music News

Tame Impala‘s anticipated album Lonerism is streaming. They previously released “Elephant” from the album, accompanied by a typically psychedelic video, the album follows up last year’s Innerspeaker with a similarly close-titled but easy to listen to sound. Although the titles suggest a tendency towards introverted style music, perhaps ambiance or haze, the songs are much more typically trip-pop influenced.

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Monday Music News

More details about the forthcoming Cat Power album from singer-songwriter Chan Marshall were released today, along with the first song from the album, “Ruin.” The album, titled Sun, is scheduled for release on September 4th via Matador Records and is Marshall’s first full-length original album since her 2006 album The Greatest. Keeping consistent with theRead more...

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Monday News Roundup

The week begins with the sad passing of 68-year-old Alphonso “Fonce” Mizell, member of The Corporation (a group of writer-producers who created many early hits for the Jackson 5, among others) and cofounder of Sky High Productions (with his brother Larry). When Motown moved to Los Angeles, the Mizell brothers teamed up with trumpet playerRead more...

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