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Thursday Music News

Last night in Australia, Arcade Fire celebrated what would’ve been the 54th birthday of Michael Hutchence with a cover of the INXS classic “Devil Inside.” Watch their performance from Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl below. [Spin]

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Thursday Music News

The 2014 Academy Award nominations were announced this morning including nods to Karen O, Arcade Fire, and Owen Pallett. All three worked on the Spike Jonze film Her — the Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman is nominated for Original Song for her collaboration with Jonze, and Arcade Fire & Pallett are nominated for Original Score. FindRead more…

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Tuesday News Catchup

Now that everyone’s good and recovered from last weekend’s phenomenal Capitol Hill Block Party, it’s time to catch up on what we missed while we were out forgetting about our day jobs: Canadian singer-songwriter Feist has finally announced the follow-up to her breakout 2007 LP The Reminder. The new one’s called Metals, and will bringRead more…

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Video Roundup: Happy Birthday, Canada!

Today, July 1, is Canada Day, a celebration of all things Canadian. For those who need to brush up on their history, it was on this day in 1867 that saw the enactment of the British North America Act, which united the three British colonies of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Province of CanadaRead more…

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Weird At My School: Big Gay Podcast 2011

When I read the opening paragraphs of Frank Bruni’s editorial for the Sunday New York Times, for a moment I thought the Op-Ed contributor had been flipping through my diary: IN the mid-1980s, when I was in college, what concerned and frustrated my peers and me was how few states had basic statutes forbidding discriminationRead more…

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Video Roundup 4/6

Longtime favorites Gang Gang Dance are about to drop their fifth release, Eye Contact, out 5/10 in the US. The stroke-inducing video for standout track “MindKilla” calls to mind the iTunes visualizer. Check it out below:

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Thursday News Wonderland

Several independent music legends have been announced to showcasing their writing talents in next week’s issue of Five Dials, a free online literary journal. The issue will feature a poem from Ryan Adams, James Murphy from LCD Soundsystem will write a piece about his song “Losing My Edge,” and Kele Okereke from Bloc Party willRead more…

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Oh, Canada!

Happy 143rd, Canada! From BC to Quebec, New Brunswick to Nova Scotia, this holiday is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the great Canadian bands that you’ve probably heard right here on KEXP, from indie rock favorites like Montreal’s Arcade Fire, Vancouver’s The New Pornographers, Toronto’s Owen Pallett, and some infectious Francophone power pop from Malajube,Read more…

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Live Video: Owen Pallett

Although he’s no longer using the name “Final Fantasy,” Owen Pallett continues to build the same intricate songs that fans swoon over. As complex as his lyrics, his songs build layer by layer into a strange but enthralling amalgamation of classical music and video game narratives. Recently in the KEXP studio, Owen Pallett performed songsRead more…

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In the Studio: KEXP photos from early May

Hot Stuff! We had some mind-blowing live performances in our studio in early may including super hot groups The Antlers, Los Campesinos!, and The Besnard Lakes. This gallery is just a sample of the great work from our photographers and you can click on more to see the whole gallery on Flickr. This set includesRead more…

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