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Album Review: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree

The cover of Skeleton Tree, the sixteenth studio album by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds is the most minimal and least revealing artwork of their career. Against a black backdrop in computerized font, the title of the record glares menacingly like the stuck screen of a heart rate monitor. It’s quite ironic actually, givenRead more…

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In Stores Now 9/12

Fall is kicking off with some heavy hitters. KEXP Music Director Don Yates calls the latest from Wilco, “one of their more modest-sounding releases, featuring a mostly low-key and acoustic-oriented folk-rock sound on bittersweet songs revolving around alienation and childhood memories.” M.I.A. finally releases her fifth, and possibly last album, as she’s been claiming onRead more…

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Friday Music News

Today, M.I.A. has released her latest – and possibly final – album AIM, the follow up to 2013’s Matangi. This album features collaborations with Diplo, Zayn Malik, and Skillrex. Thanks to Spotify you can stream the entire thing below. [Pitchfork]

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Tuesday Music News

Australian rock outfit Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds are gearing up to release not only their new album, Skeleton Tree, but also a feature film. One More Time With Feeling, directed by Andrew Dominik, features interviews with the band and footage of them performing songs from the new album. The movie premieres on SeptemberRead more…

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TV Eye: Week of 8/17

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, August 17th: Last Call with Carson Daly: Hundred Waters (R) Tuesday, August 18th: The LateRead more…

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Review Revue: Barry Adamson – Moss Side Story

You might not know the name Barry Adamson, but if you’re a KEXP listener you’ve likely heard him – if not any of his excellent solo work, then as a member of bands such as Magazine and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. (Those are, in fact, the two things that anybody knows about Adamson,Read more…

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Video Roundup: The King & the Thin White Duke

In a surprising bit of serendipity, two members of musical royalty share a birthday today: Elvis Presley (1935) and David Bowie (1947). The shared date of birth is not lost on the musicians: Bowie wrote his 1975 hit “Golden Years” for Elvis, who turned it down. UK comedian/impersonator Stevie Riks put together this imagined collaboration:Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Scottish group Young Fathers took the Barclaycard Mercury Prize yesterday with their debut album, Dead, beating out artists like Damon Albarn and FKA Twigs. The winner is selected each year by a panel of UK music critics and industry figures. Watch the band perform LIVE in the KEXP studios back in May of this year:Read more…

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TV Eye: Week of 10/27

KEXP has our TV eye set for this week in late night television. Set your DVR, TiVo, or just drink some coffee to stay awake for these musical guest performances on your favorite talk shows. Here are the highlights: Monday, October 27th: Late Show with David Letterman: Mastodon The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: WilcoRead more…

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Friday on My Mind: June!

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind. Our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. June has snuck up on us. Seriously, it snuck up and stabbed May right in the heart and now wants all ofRead more…

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