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Monday Music News

Björk released her latest album Utopia last month and has been steadily pumping out music videos ever since. Following the visuals for “The Gate,” “Blissing Me,” and “Utopia” comes the official video for album opener “Arisen My Senses.” The video stars Björk and her Utopia co-producer Arca, with Björk emerging from a giant womb as some sort ofRead more…

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In Stores Now 11/20

This week sees new albums from two soul greats. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings share their seventh and final album, recorded before Jones passed away from cancer in November 2016. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it “a strong set of buoyant old-school soul and funk, with songs mostly written by members of the Dap-KingsRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Ty Segall has released a new song “My Lady’s On Fire.” The prolific garage-rocker has been performing the song live for a while but has never released a studio version until now. The song follows a string of singles, including “Meaning,” “Alta,” and a cover of the theme song for Adult Swim show Squidbillies. Segall’s lastRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Rock n’ roll legend Fats Domino has passed away at the age of 89, due to natural causes. Born Antoine Domino in 1928, “Fats” combined the bluesy sound of his hometown of New Orleans with a boogie-woogie style to become one of the top artists of the 1950s and early ’60s, including the hits “Ain’tRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

North Carolina indie rock legends Superchunk have dropped a new limited edition 7″ featuring the anthemic original track “Break the Glass” on the A-side (featuring vocals from A Giant Dog‘s Sabrina Ellis), and a cover of Corrosion of Conformity’s “Mad World” on the B-side. The band released another 7″ earlier this year but haven’t releasedRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Nashville’s Mackenzie Scott, known musically as Torres, is gearing up to release her first album for 4AD called Three Futures. So far, we’ve heard “Skim” and the title track, and today she’s shared “Helen In The Woods.” The single comes with a slightly creepy, deranged video directed by Ashley Connor with the spotlight on Scott.Read more…

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Friday Music News

It’s been over three years since Annie Clark released the last St. Vincent album but it looks like good news is on the horizon. Today she shared a new song called “New York” that many are hoping is a precursor to a new album. The song itself is far more stripped back than Clark’s previousRead more…

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Review Revue: The Smiths – Strangeways, Here We Come

Pulling this album from my digital pile of photos brought up an interesting (to me, anyway) bit of synchronicity. The last time I posted about the Smiths, I wasn’t yet a father – being an adoptive dad, I didn’t even know that I would have a son in a matter of weeks.  Now I haveRead more…

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Come to Daddy: A KEXP Father’s Day Video Roundup

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again: dads got it rough. Even back in 2012, DJ John Richards noticed “most songs about dads are written from the voices of estranged men lamenting about what their fathers did wrong.” (Cat’s in the Cradle, anyone? Ouch.) And that creepy Aphex Twin song isn’t exactly titledRead more…

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Sound and Vision: A Collection of David Bowie Covers

It goes without saying that David Bowie was an inspiration to generations: his influence can be heard in every genre from grunge to new wave to classical. Bowie transcended every style over the past 50 years, and there will truly be no one else like him in music history. As KEXP pays tribute to DavidRead more…

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