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Tuesday Music News

TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe, Faith No More’s Mike Patton, and rapper Doesone have all joined forces under the monicker the Nevermen. They have been working on their self-titled debut album since 2008, and it will finally be released on January 29. Check out the album’s lead single “Tough Towns” below. [CoS]

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Out This Week 10/19

Deerhunter lead the pack of this week’s new releases with the seventh full-length, Fading Frontier. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls it, “one of their most direct and melodic releases. It’s also one of their best, featuring beautifully crafted songs of atmospheric psych-pop combining a warm, often-dreamy sound with poignant lyrics reflecting on survival andRead more…

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Monday Music News

In a move we can only hope was inspired by KEXP’s Six Degrees Day, Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli has covered a song by Sharon Van Etten! Stream his version of “A Crime” below, featuring guest vocals from none other than Ani DiFranco, to add another link to the chain. You can download the trackRead more…

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Album Review: Neon Indian – VEGA INTL. Night School

“Change of coast, change of heart”. Last time we heard from Neon Indian, he was changing time zones on the Grand Theft Auto soundtrack. Turns out, now two years later, he wasn’t kidding. The only thing I can think of to make Alan Palomo’s bizzare, eclectic electronic productions any more mind-bending is adding the backdropRead more…

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Friday Music News

Ten Commandos, a Seattle punk supergroup, have released their debut single “Staring Down the Dust.” Members of the band include Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron, Queens of the Stone Age collaborator Allain Johannes, and Ben Shepherd of Soundgarden. The song features guest vocals from Screaming Tree’s Mark Lanegan. Ten Commandos will drop their debut album inRead more…

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Live Review: Little Big Show #13, with Neon Indian, Explorer Tapes, and Aqueduct

Starbucks, STG, and KEXP collaborate once again to bring you the next installment in their Little Big Show series. I can’t believe we are already on #13! Every show in this series does the same thing, each time with a different beneficiary. 100% of tickets sales benefit a Seattle area organization dedicated to supporting andRead more…

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KEXP Presents: Little Big Show #13 with Neon Indian, Aqueduct, Explorer Tapes

This Friday, September 18th, KEXP is partnering with Starbucks and STG for Little Big Show #13 at the Neptune Theatre, featuring Neon Indian, Aqueduct, and Explorer Tapes!  Little Big Show has raised over $100,000 for non-profits since its inception in 2012. This time round, all proceeds will go to NW Tap Connection — an organization whose mission is to train, inspire, and nurtureRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, September 14th: • Sage Francis, Onry Ozzborn, Stage, Transit at Neumos // 21+ (more info) • Mac McCaughan + The Non-Believers, Mike Krol, Flesh Wounds at the Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • Ben Folds at The Moore // All Ages (more info) • “Weird Al” Yankovic at Washington State Fair Events CenterRead more…

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Friday Music News

Surprise! UK artist FKA twigs has released an EP today via Young Turks titled M3LL155X. According to a press release, the EP was made with collaborators Boots, tic and Cy An, and along with the videos below, are “an aggressive statement conceptualising the process of feeling pregnant with pain, birthing creativity and liberation.” Stream theRead more…

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Album Review: Class Actress – Movies

When we were spinning Rapprocher back in 2011, we knew it was only a matter of time before Class Actress became a full-fledged pop star. There’s just something magical about the high tension melancholy Elizabeth Harper has on her records. It’s a very “this is where I find myself for better or worse” type ofRead more…

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