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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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Wednesday Music News

Probably among the most beloved hilarious trouble making tongue in cheek Canadians making the music rounds right now is Mac DeMarco – and he’s all of these things plus some in his new video for “My Kind of Woman” off his recent album 2. Plus he’s in drag. Sort of – and he winks likeRead more…

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Monday Music News

Today’s a big day for Ty Segall, that is if the legendary scuzz garage king can have big days anymore after his many releases, shows, and side projects. First of all his band Fuzz released a video that features the trio playing “Fuzz’s Fourth Dream” at Burgerama in LA. The video starts with a littleRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

This weeks shows start off with Jeff Magnum (of Neutral Milk Hotel) performing the first of two nights at the Moore Theatre on Monday night, and Porcelain Raft at the Crocodile. On Tuesday, Absolute Monarchs start their local reign with a performance at Easy Street Records in Queen Anne. Wednesday night,  The Moondoggies are atRead more…

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Coachella Video Roundup

The lineup release for Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival yesterday left most music fans in complete shock and awe. The festival is a three-day event that will be held on two separate weekends – once April 13-15 and again April 20-22. The headliner formula follows in suit of last year with two rock bandsRead more…

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Monday Music News

Rejoice, The Shins have released new material for the first time in four years. “Simple Song” is the debut single off of Port of Marrow which is due out March 20. James Mercer wrote and recorded most of the music while receiving help from some KEXP favorites Joe Plummer of Modest Mouse and Eric JohnsonRead more…

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Thursday News Roundup

The ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests in New York and around the country (including Seattle) have gotten bigger and bigger. The rallies against corporate greed have attracted tent-toting demonstrators from across the nation and don’t show signs of subsiding any time soon; the schedule on the Occupy Wall Street website literally never ends. In NewRead more…

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Monday Music News

Last night the MTV Video Music Awards gathered to congratulate a lot of the usual suspects — Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Brittney Spears — and create as much spectacle as possible. Highlights include Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s “special surprise performance” (just after Jay-Z’s wife, Beyonce, announced on the red carpet that sheRead more…

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Monday News Roundup

The week begins with a sad morsel of news from this past weekend’s Glastonbury Festival, during which 56-year-old Christopher Shale, constituency aide to the British Prime Minister and leader of the West Oxfordshire Conservative Association, was found dead in a portable toilet. According to The Guardian, Shale’s body was discovered at 8:45 Sunday morning inRead more…

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Monday News Fix

While those of us in the indie world rejoice at the victory of Merge recording artists The Arcade Fire, others in the music biz aren’t so hot on the Grammys. Yesterday, record executive Steve Stoute, who has managed Nas over the years, took out a full-page ad in the New York Times‘ Style Section, callingRead more…

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