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Thursday Music News

It was there and now it’s gone. First, a sample of the forthcoming single “Full of Fire” by Swedish band The Knife was available on Amazon before being removed. Then, the song was teased out in 30-second clips by London’s Juno Records before removing it entirely. Though you may find wisps of the song floatingRead more…

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Iceland Bands

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Voting ends today, Friday, December 21st, so let us know your favorites right now, and tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if yourRead more…

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KEXP Staff, Volunteers & Interns Top Ten Albums of 2012, Part 1

You’ve already seen what the KEXP DJs have picked for their Top 10 Albums of 2012 (here), but what about all of the people who support our programming and every element of what makes KEXP mighty? There are many dedicated souls who operate KEXP on a daily basis — full-time and part-time staff, quarterly interns,Read more…

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Live Video: Of Monsters and Men at Iceland Airwaves ’12

The idea was to recreate the session that started it all. Back in 2010, we filmed Of Monsters and Men in their living room as they were rehearsing for a gig during Iceland Airwaves that year. It was a special moment, for sure, but at the time none of us could predict the outcome orRead more…

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Out This Week 8/14

This week is a particularly exciting one for KEXP listeners because today marks the release of Live At KEXP Volume Eight! Featuring performances from April 2011 to April 2012, the 19-track compilation houses live performances from some of KEXP’s newest discoveries alongside longtime favorites, including songs from Alabama Shakes, Of Monsters and Men, Tame Impala,Read more…

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Live Video: Of Monsters and Men

Even before the gates had opened on the first day of the Sasquatch! Music Festival over Memorial Day weekend, we managed to get backstage of the Gorge Amphitheater to capture a live session with one of the hottest new bands to hit the festival circuit, Of Monsters and Men. No strangers to natural beauty, theRead more…

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Sasquatch! has arrived!

For those of us out here at the Gorge, Memorial Weekend has started. Camping grounds are packed full of tents and cars are blowing their speakers on pump up tunes. Waiting in massive lines exchanging tickets for wristbands, we got to meet new friends and share our love for the bands we are excited toRead more…

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Watch Of Monsters and Men’s TV Debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men keep making bigger and bigger waves as they wash across the U.S., following the release of their smash debut, My Head Is an Animal. On Tuesday night, they made their U.S. television debut on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Watch the entire episode here and the band’s performance ofRead more…

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Out This Week 4/3

Can you be believe the wait is finally over? We’ve been playing the Icelandic release of My Head Is an Animal, the debut from Of Monsters and Men, since we last visited them in October, but today the U.S. release hits record store shelves across the country. And while you may think you’ve already heardRead more…

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Live Review: Of Monsters and Men with Lay Low @ Showbox SODO 3/26

Monday night’s show with Of Monsters and Men felt like a sort of homecoming. Though the Icelandic group had never before been to Seattle and is currently on their very first official tour of the United States, there’s been a lot leading up to their sold-out show at Showbox SoDo. We had first witnessed OfRead more…

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