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What a Fool Believes: KEXP’s April 1st Video Roundup

Like the graphic says, it’s Monday, April 1st… April Fools! (We shouldn’t even joke about that; that’s so mean.) While the internet is abundant with bait-and-switch jokes, KEXP is keeping it real with this April 1st playlist. We pity the fool who doesn’t enjoy this foolish mix of music:

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Dueling Banjos: A KEXP Video Roundup to Make You Squeal

It was on this day in 1973 that the song “Dueling Banjos” became one of the few instrumentals to be awarded a Gold record that decade. Thanks to its chilling use in the movie Deliverance, the song won a Grammy Award that year, and even went on to reach No. 2 for four weeks onRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 1st: • KEXP Presents Palma Violets, Public Access T.V., Tangerine at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • July Talk, Hounds of the Wild Hunt at The Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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Video Roundup: April Fool’s Day

It’s the annual April Fool’s Day Video Round-up, a compilation of jokes and fools for your viewing and listening pleasure! You can prank me later. What will April Fool’s Day 2015 bring? Here’s hoping someone tries to top last year’s Flaming Lips release, “Sell Out,” or Björk’s 2009 announcement that she’d joined Led Zeppelin. IfRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Surprise! UK singer/producer James Blake quietly released a new double 7″ single today, via his own brilliantly-named label 1-800-Dinosaur. Stream tracks from the single 200 Press below, which concludes with the poem “Words That We Both Know.” The mini-release will hold you over ’til Blake releases his next full-length sometime in 2015. [Pitchfork]

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Video Roundup: April Fool’s Day

It’s April Fool’s Day, so we’re celebrating with a video round-up of your favorite Huey Lewis & the News songs! April Fool’s! We’re actually sharing a round-up of some of our favorite “foolish” songs for you on this festive day. It’s our way to say “thank you” for supporting KEXP over the years, as ourRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

Neutral Milk Hotel are making the most of their summer Coachella dates, and have expanded their worldwide reunion tour to cover the west coast. And, yes, this includes an April 4th stop at The Neptune Theatre in Seattle. Be sure to follow KEXP on Twitter and Facebook for a pre-sale code! [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Not ones to wait for official announcements, Arcade Fire let the citizens of Barcelona know that they’d be playing next year’s Primavera Sound via a large format poster raised along the city’s main shopping street, Portal de l’Àngel, on Monday. The festival just confirmed the resulting social media buzz and added that Neutral Milk HotelRead more…

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Live Review: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, Friday

By and large, the lineup for Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit is composed of electronically-based musicians. But like its namesake, it also swings a little left of center, and on Friday, it was the artists who weren’t tied down to their computers, synthesizers, or sequencers that made the strongest impression. This was, in no smallRead more…

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KEXP Suggests: Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit 2013

Electronic music’s second massive wave of popularity is in full swing. For the first time since disco, Top 40 music is far more influenced by modern dance trends than traditional R&B or rock elements. By and large, the highest paid DJs do better than the highest paid rappers. After being critically beloved darlings for overRead more…

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